Galway Community Circus Offers LifeLine to Help New Wire Walkers Do the Impossible

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Galway Community Circus Offers LifeLine to Help New Wire Walkers Do the Impossible

LifeLine, a part of the Galway International Arts Festival 2022 programme, is Europe’s largest highwire spectacle, performed over the River Corrib and Claddagh Basin in Galway City. Staged on seven highwires and featuring a cast of 150 people of all ages and backgrounds, the event promises audiences a stunning display of strength and resilience over one of Ireland’s most iconic waterways. LifeLine uses wirewalking as a practice to improve well-being, and aspires to reinfuse hope into a landscape that carries great sadness and beauty. Featuring performances by professional highwire artists Oliver Zimmerman, Andrea Loreni, and Ellis Grover; a 42-person European Youth Ensemble; the premiere of the Creative Europe-funded show ‘BassAlto’; and highwire walks by community participants f...
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