Published on October 31st, 2014 | by admin
National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) presents ‘Dreams from the Second Floor’, November 26 – December 6 2014
Internationally renowned director Firenza Guidi, from NoFit State Circus in Wales, is creating a dynamic live circus experience featuring NICA’s graduating artists. This site-specific performance, titled Dreams from the Second Floor, opens on 26 November and runs until 6 December, at the custom built National Circus Centre in Prahran.
Audiences can expect a unique encounter. The creative process and technical components will be on display in this site-specific work which engages with the NICA National Circus Centre in an innovative way. There is no back stage – this is a performance which will be fabricated in front of the eyes of the audience!
Twenty one multi-talented artists will present high level circus skills on a range of apparatus including: Aerial Ring, Aerial Straps, Contortion, Rope, German Wheel, Hand Balancing, Hula Hoops, Roue Cyr, Dance Trapeze, Tightwire and Tumbling.
Milan-born Firenza Guidi is an independent, award-winning theatre, circus and film director, writer and visual artist who has developed a unique performance style through the touring company NoFit State Circus, with productions including Immortal, Tabú and more recently Bianco. For the past twenty years she has been developing her unique style of training and performance, creating small and large scale performances throughout Europe and beyond.