What happens when dance clashes with circus? Block is a powerful fusion of dance and circus, pushing the boundaries of both artistic expressions. Twenty large-sized blocks are de-constructed and reformed in an infinite variety of shapes, for the artists to play, move and explore. Block is about life in the city, its challenges and contradictions.

About the company

Founded in 1988 by Louise Richards and Kevin Finnan MBE, Nofit State Circus & Motionhouse creates dance and circus productions, touring extensively around the world with getting very good reviews, from full productions for theatre tours to flexible works for open-air activities and large-format events. The productions integrate athleticism, powerful narrative, incredible digital images and emotional sounds.

Created & Directed by: Kevin Finnan
Original Concept, Design & Production: Ali Williams
Circus Director: Paul Evans
Interpreters: Bryn Aled, Andrew Davies, Rosie Macari, Joel Pradas Reguill, Giorgia Setaro, Lee Tinnion, Laksmi Arco Valnei
Music: Sophy Smith y Tim Dickinson

Commissioned by Without Walls, Stockton International Riverside Festival, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Out There International Festival of Circus & Street Arts.

Co-production Archaos, Pôle National des Arts du Cirque Méditerranée and Le Citron Jaune, Centre National des Arts de la Rue. Supported by Arts Council England, Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru – Arts Council Wales, Llywodraeth Cymru – Welsh Government.


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Contemporary Circus

21:00 h. Plaza de Santa Ana

Duration: 40 minutes

Country: United Kingdom