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Love as a Balancing Act: Literally

Circus today is well-suited to portraying love from the inside out, straying as it does into borderlands of dance and physical theatre. Even core skills – and perhaps especially the acrobatic duo – embody many of the emotional demands facing partners in a relationship.

Gasworks’ Midsumma program opens with You & I – a two-hander offering an intimate view of a committed gay relationship through contemporary circus.

It’s certainly a striking way to explore trust and interdependence, the delicate balance between being together and separate. Jesse Scott and Lachlan McAulay use their uncanny prowess to suggest the playful and tender domestic textures of two men in love, drawing out the extraordinary in the everyday…

Read the Full Article at the  Brisbane Times

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