Watch Amici in rehearsals In Tightrope the Amici members will be clowns and jugglers, knife throwers and illusionists, stilt walkers and unicyclists; trapeze artists and aerialists and of course there will be, the not to be missed, death defying tightrope walker.
|Ladies & Gentlemen, Boys & Girls, Children of all ages the circus is about to begin!|
“Amici are totally and utterly inspiring” The Guardian
To celebrate their 30th anniversary Amici return to the Lyric, Hammersmith with Tightrope , their biggest, most dangerous, amazingly spectacular show ever, a touching story of an old circus company who have stuck together, struggling against the odds to survive, but will this be their final performance ?
Amici Dance Theatre Company is a unique company integrating disabled and non-disabled artists and performers. Formed in 1980 by Wolfgang Stange, their productions and workshops have had a major impact worldwide challenging conventional attitudes to dis-ability and the arts.
Thurs 17 June 7.30pm
Fri 18 June 1.30pm & 7.30pm*
Sat 19 June 7.30pm
All tickets £10
0871 22 117 26www.lyric.co.uk*BSL Interpreted & Audio Described Performance
Artistic direction and choreography by Wolfgang Stange
Direction by Michael Vale
Written by Chrissie Kugele
Assistant choreography by Colm Gallagher
Design and costumes by Tina Bicat
Lighting by Phil Supple
Original composition and live music by Nao Masuda
Devised and performed by Amici Dance Theatre Company
Produced by Turtle Key ArtsLyric Hammersmith
Lyric Square, King Street
The Lyric’s resident dance theatre company, Amici Dance Theatre Company are artists-in-residence at The Lyric, Hammersmith. Amici gratefully ackowledge the support of D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust, The London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, Royal Victoria Hall Foundation.