This May, Catalan Culture will be brought to life in North London with three very different Catalan circus companies presenting work at Jacksons Lane as part of the Spotlight on Catalan Culture in the UK festival. Circ Català brings the very best of Catalan Circus to London this spring with the fun and mischief of world-renowned clown Leandre, the extraordinary acrobalancers Circ Pistolet who’ll be leading us back to happy childhood memories and a tribute to love and loss with the darkly comic work of Sílvia Capell.Leandre, one of the best international contemporary clowns, brings new show N’imPORTE Quoi (4th – 5th May). His masterpiece show Rien à dire has been touring the world since 2013 and, during this time, he’s developed ideas around a troupe of clowns. N’imPORTE Quoi is physical theatre, performed by five clowns without words, but overflowing with fun. No limits. Just chaos.
Sílvia Capell brings Homenaje (10th May) to the festival; using Chinese pole, live music and a wolf for a dancing partner, this is a tribute to love and loss, acceptance of the pain in our pasts, and a celebration of how this changes us. Combining music, text and circus, Homenaje is a dark comedy which openly talks about death and grief, asking the audience to use their minds to engage with the performance, and not just be a spectator … Link to full length article at Broadway World.
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