Nikki & JD INT

Knot

Finely crafted theatrical journey through the struggles of commitment

Sun 24. 5. 19:30 290 — 390 CZK

Physically exhilarating and touchingly poignant, Knot is the internationally acclaimed circus and dance work by Nikki Rummer and JD Broussé. These talented performers use hand-to-hand circus skills to tell the tale of an impossible choice:  How can we be honest with ourselves without hurting those we love? Knot is a finely crafted theatrical journey through the struggles of commitment. 

Created in collaboration with award-winning choreographer Ben Duke of Lost Dog Dance Company, Knot is a very modern affair told with delicate sensitivity through breath-taking acrobatics and heart wrenching dance.

 

“Brutally honest and highly personal.” ★★★★★

Herald Scotland

 

“Is there a word for the love an audience can feel towards two circus performers? If not, there ought to be.” ★★★★

THE LIST

 

 “This is great work, sophisticated, sexy and yearning.”

Lyn Gardner, Stagedoor
Length
55 min.
Suitable from
6 years
Language
partly in English

Creators & cast

  • Cast Jean-Daniel Broussé, Nikki Rummer
  • Directors Jean-Daniel Broussé, Nikki Rummer, Rosamond Martin
  • Dramaturg Ben Duke
  • Choreography mentor Ellis Saul 
  • Movement mentors Pippa Duke, Martin Corri
  • Lighting designer William Ingham
  • Costume designer Oliver Garcia
  • Music credits Annobon by Aldo Romano, Louis Sclavis, Henri Texier; original music by Tim Lenkiewicz; Chopin Nocturne in F Minor – Op. 55, No. 1 (variation) by Chad Lawson, Portrait of a Man by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins and Sway by Dean Martin.
  • Co-commissioned and supported by Jacksons Lane, Déda, Jerwood Choreographic Research Project II, The National Centre for Circus Arts, Arts Council England and Warwick Arts Centre.
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