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Sensory Decadence

When:

Wed 21 Aug 2019, 7:30pm–8:30pm
Thu 22 Aug 2019, 7:30pm–8:30pm
Fri 23 Aug 2019, 7:30pm–8:30pm

Where: Gasworks Arts Park, Cnr Graham and Pickles Streets, Albert Park, Victoria

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Grps 6+ and Locals Night: $30.00
  • Full: $45.00
  • Concession and Under 30s: $40.00
  • Buy Tickets – (03) 8606 4299
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: eleanor18

One Fell Swoop Circus and Gasworks Arts Park present the premiere season of Sensory Decadence.

The experiencing self lives each moment. The remembering self constructs the story afterwards. Human beings are naturally inclined to value remembering over experiencing. But what would happen if the Experiencing Self were triumphant? In a vibrant celebration of sensation, five circus artists pursue the ecstatic, immediate completeness of experience, through exhilarating and contemporary circus.

This Winter One Fell Swoop Circus present the premiere season of Sensory Decadence by bringing their trademark skill set and style to bear on what Nobel Prize winning economist Daniel Kahneman calls the two selves; the Experiencing Self (that lives each moment) and the Remembering Self (that constructs the story afterwards). Drawing on influences spanning from ASMR to the surrealist world of readymades, Sensory Decadence invites Melbourne audiences to explore a unique alternative world.

Melbourne-based and garnering rave reviews for previous works; By a Thread, Kilter and Mitsein, One Fell Swoop invites audiences to viscerally experience the balance of joy and risk inherent to group acrobatic performance, creating powerful works on the cutting edge of contemporary circus practice.

One Fell Swoop Circus is proud to be the 2019 company-in-residence at Gasworks Arts Park. Sensory Decadence is proudly supported by the City of Port Phillip Cultural Development Fund, the Gasworks Foundation Patrons Fund, the Saunders Circus Grant, and the Friends Of One Fell Swoop (FOOFS).

Created and Directed by Charice Rust and Jonathan Morgan
Performed by Ryan Darwin, Ellen Grow, Jonathan Morgan, Charice Rust, Latonya Wigginton
Lighting Design by John Collopy
Set/Costume Design by Stephanie Howe
Composition by Duane Morrison
Dramaturgy by Debra Batton

5 stars - The Clothesline (By a Thread)
4.5 stars - The West Australian (By a Thread)
4.5 stars - The Music (By a Thread)
4 stars - ArtsHub (Kilter)

Winner: 2018 Adelaide Fringe Best Circus Weekly Award (By a Thread)
Nominated: 2018 Melbourne Fringe Best Circus Award (Kilter)
Nominated: 2017 Perth Fringe Best Circus Award (By a Thread)

Bookings: (03) 8606 4299 or online.

Run time: 60 mins
Suitable for children 6+
Please note: Strobe and Haze effects used in this production

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