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Venue Riverside Theatre
Dates 21 August - 23 August 2014

Circa Helpmann Award-winning ensemble creation S is a full-throttle ride to the limits of the human body.

Based on the 19th letter of the English Alphabet , S fuses group acrobatics with intimate emotions. Artistic Director Yaron Lifschitz was inspired to create an abstract work of power and joy – inspired by the curves, symmetries and plurality which are all attributes of this one letter.

On a floating white diamond stage, seven extraordinary acrobats bend, fly, contort and hang – sometimes alone, and others in a tangle of bodies. Dramatic acrobatics, athletic aerial acts and powerful solos are all infused with raw immediacy and beauty.

S features the world-renowned Circa ensemble with the intoxicating music of the Kronos Quartet to create a symphony of bodies.

“Yaron has elevated the way Australia perceives circus, both nationally and internationally. The extraordinary transformation that he has taken that company through… I mean remarkable.” – Cate Blanchett

CREATOR: Yaron Lifschitz & The Circa Ensemble
DIRECTOR: Yaron Lifschitz
MUSIC: Kimmo Pohjonen & Samuli Kosminen

Dates & Times:

Unfortunately, the Saturday 23 August 8:00pm performance is no longer going ahead. Please choose from the performances below. Box Office will contact all patrons who have previously purchased tickets to this performance.

Thursday 21 August 8:00pm
Friday 22 August 8:00pm
Saturday 23 August 2:00pm

C!rca acknowledges the assistance of the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding advisory body and the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.

4 STARS – “…A visual feast of acrobatics performed in a unique and contemporary spectacle.” – DailyReview

“A remarkable show of spectacular physical feats.” – SMH



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Approximately 85 minutes (No interval)

Ticket Prices

Sidekicks Adult $43
Sidekicks Conc. $38
Adult $48
Concession $43
Youth 30&U $38
F/T Student $31

Transaction fees apply

Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $4.00