A cry for freedom and the longing for homeland inspire this extraordinary exploration of the Minotaur and Icarus legends. Created by the groundbreaking collaboration of Candoco Dance Company, Scarabeus Aerial Theatre and writer Nicky Singer, this is an exhilarating and moving theatrical experience where the earth born yearn for the sky and those that fly may also fall…
About Candoco Dance Company & Scarabeus Aerial Theatre
Candoco Dance Company is the contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled dancers.
At the heart of its work is its national and international productions, created by world-class choreographers for audiences to enjoy. Alongside these, through its learning projects and activities, it provides access to the highest quality of work for people participating in contemporary dance for pure enjoyment, or as part of a developing career.
Scarabeus is a dynamic aerial theatre company, which has since 1988 pioneered the creation of site responsive and touring performances outside conventional spaces. It has an international reputation for creating beautiful, poetic and spectacular shows. Scarabeus creates exhilarating experiences through challenging, intensely visceral responses to space, place and text.
Funding, commissioning and partner credits:
Commissioned by Without Walls
Originally commissioned by Liberty Festival 2010