- The Guardian (UK)
'With thrilling acrobatic feats, the show makes performers and audiences gurgle together in the shared pleasure of the moment.'
Get set for a heart-in-your mouth, edge-of-your seat adrenaline rush as the thrilling acrobats of France’s Compagnie XY perform in Australia for the very first time.
A circus collective renowned around the world for pushing the limits of physical ability and bringing poetry to the body in motion, the XY style is daring, gasp-inducing stunts. Il n’est pas encore minuit ... (It’s not yet midnight …) features exhilarating acrobatic feats from 22 performers who will have your jaw dropping in wonder. They flip and dive through the air defying the laws of physics and create multi-storey human towers to have you holding your breath. It begins with the chaos and rumble of an all-in brawl that gradually emerges into a study in cooperation and trust.
With awesome strength and physicality, injected with humour and backed by the sounds of a 1920s jazz club, this is must-see circus for everyone.
Images: Compagnie XY & David Levene
Tickets from $25 - $69 + BF
60mins no interval
Latecomers not admitted
Cast & Crew
Artistic Collaboration Loïc Touzé, Emmanuel Dariès, Valentin Mussou & David Gubitsch
Lighting Designer Vincent Millet
Costume Designer & Maker Nadia Léon
Acrobatic Collaboration Nordine Allal
Lindy-hop Aude Guiffes et Philippe Mencia
Production Peggy Donck, Antoine Billaud
Post Show Conversation
Fri 9 Feb, 8.30pm
Student Tickets $16
To book School Group Tickets to Il n’est pas encore minuit … please email firstname.lastname@example.org
An opportunity for Drama and Dance students to
investigate diverse approaches to movement including
dance, martial arts and circus.
MAXIMA is Australia’s freshest professional circus company creating different, accessible and adventurous circus theatre. Together with Pulse Youth Circus and fresh from their own professional development with Compagnie XY, MAXIMA will deliver workshops inspired by Il n’est pas encore minuit … Find out more.
King Street Arts Centre
8 & 9 Feb, 10am
8 Feb - 17 Feb 2018
8 – 17 Feb