By Anna Wann on 06 Feb 2018
Do you ever feel nostalgic about lost times? Maybe when the world wasn’t so automated? Maybe when you were not reachable all the time and you never felt lonely to the bone sitting next to your high resolution screen.
And then suddenly you recognise when something brings back those old values, you just know it. Sometimes it is a person, sometimes it is place and sometimes it is art, like Circus ThunderDog.
This is what happens when you know that people you are engaging with are not actually showing what they do because they want you to have a certain experience. Of course it is a fair assumption that the multi-national group of acrobats, musicians, old souls do care about that too but the main thing is that Circus ThunderDog is just who they are and what they do anyway.
The show is practised, rehearsed and probably performed in more ways and times imaginable, but still feels engagingly raw and reaching the next level in front of your eyes.
And did I mention it gets to many levels? Literally.
I am not going to spoil the fun but you will see an adorably bizarre monster, multi-tasking musicians, breathtaking moves and your abs are going to have a thorough workout by the way of laughter.
The space -apparently built by the group of performers as well – proclaim you an intimate ally to the show and “ThunderDog” is a bit of a giveaway when it comes to background music. No getting away from being shaken by it, not that you would want to get away.
If you like exploring something out of the well-known, if you need a bit of a dessert show after the mains, if you like to see how far your imagination can accept a bit of stretching, lifting and turning within 30 minutes then this is the circus show for you. Enjoy!
25 Feb 2018