Theatre, Circus, Dance

Circa and Debussy String Quartet



26 Feb-1 March 2014


With Circa the startling, mercurial architecture of the body (and bodies) is the beautifully unadorned focus. THE NEW YORK TIMES

With raw passion and aching delicacy Opus fuses the contemporary circus of Australia’s finest, Circa, with the dynamic music of Shostakovich played live by France’s Debussy String Quartet.

This is a melding of music and movement to sublime effect. Opus takes brave leaps into new realms and the result is awe-inspiring. This Perth Festival co-commission combines acrobatic artistry with orchestral charm. What is unleashed is a circus performance of astonishing force.

Artist Talk: Thur 27 Feb, post-show

Show duration: 80min no interval
Latecomers will not be admitted

You can download and view the program here.  

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Major Festivals Initiative, managed by the Australia Council its arts funding and advisory body, in association with the Confederation of Australian International Arts Festivals, Perth International Arts Festival, Brisbane Festival and Melbourne Festival.

A Nuits de Fourvière production/ Département du Rhône, coproduced with Les Théâtres de la ville de Luxembourg, GREC Festival of Barcelona, Le Cirque-Théâtre d’Elbeuf, Dusseldorf Festival, Barbican Theatre, CACCV Espace Jean Legendre-Compiegne.

Image: Michel Cavalca


26 Feb-1 March 2014
Regal Theatre

Wed 26 Feb, 7:30pm
Thur 27 Feb, 7:30pm
Fri 28 Feb, 7:30pm
Sat 1 March, 7:30pm


Premium $59
Premium - Friends $55
A Reserve $49
A Reserve - Friends $39.50
A Reserve - Conc $45
B Reserve $37.50
B Reserve - FT Student (U30) $25

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