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Edinburgh Circus Review: Humans at Underbelly’s Circus Hub on the Meadows

Here’s another show from Circa that reconfirms this Australian company’s status as one of the world’s top contemporary circus troupes.

The staging is unadorned — just a bare white floor upon which ten acrobats of both sexes create poetry in motion, but with a muscular, meaty punch occasionally leavened by humour. In the opening segment, after we’ve watched a woman twisting and rolling out of a top and trousers as if shedding an unnecessary skin, the entire cast spreads across the space and proceeds to test individual strengths and skills. It’s rough and quietly thrilling. Gradually people begin working together…

Link to Full Article at The Times.