Part Circus memoir, part break-up letter to a 20 year co-dependent relationship with an audience. Circus is a metaphor for seduction and contract, a power and desire that at some point just stops doing the trick. Poetry, visual theatre and some rope stunts by a middle-aged artist trying to give up.
Text: John-Paul Zaccarini Music by Peter Coyte.
John-Paul Zaccarini is Associate Professor in Circus at Stockholm University of the Arts after completing his PhD thesis “Circoanalysis”. He was Co-Artistic Director of Company FZ and toured the solo show Throat internationally for nine years to critical acclaim. He was a member of DV8 Physical Theatre and has directed and choreographed numerous circus and theatre productions in the UK, Denmark and Sweden.