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THE OCKHAM'S RAZOR NEW OUTDOOR SHOW BELLY OF THE WHALE WILL TOUR THIS SUMMER.

‘innovative, entertaining, and mesmerising, it’s perfect for audiences of any age.’  Theatre Things

‘unique and quietly thrilling’ Theatre Things

‘a kind of living sculpture, it's a sight to behold.’  What’s on Stage

‘a visual and aural feast - catch it if you can!’  Theatre Box


BELLY OF THE WHALE - GREENWICH+DOCKLANDS FESTIVAL 2018

 

Belly of the Whale 2019 Tour.

Circusstad, Rotterdam – Holland
Thurs 2 & Fri 3 May

Cirkl Festival, Leuven, Belgium
18-19 May

Imaginarius Festival, Portugal
Fri 24- Sat 25 May

Neuhardenberg-Nacht Festival, Neuhardenburg, Germany
Sat 1 June 

Pavilion Theatre, Worthing
Sat 8 June

Theatre Orchard, Weston Super Mare
Sat 13 July

Spare Parts Festival, Fleetwood
Sun 21 July

Braga - Portugal
Thu 25 July

Vila Nova de Famalicao- Portugal
Sat 27 July

Spraio Festival- Ireland
3 & 4 Aug

Wakefield Seaside in the City, Wakefield
Sat 17 & Sun 18 Aug

Family Circus Day at Ayscoughfee-Lincolnshire
Wed 21 Aug

Devizes Street Arts Festival - Wiltshire
Mon 26 Aug

Compose Festival- Germany
Sat 31 Aug & Sun 1 Sept

Mac-La Merce Festival Barcelona - Spain
Sat 21 - Sun 22 Sept

Derby Feste- Derby
Sat 28 Sept

Circus meets sculpture in this exciting new out-door show from Ockham’s Razor, winners of the Total Theatre & Jacksons Lane Award for Circus at the Edinburgh Fringe.

The performers, like surfers on a wild sea, ride a giant semi-circular see-saw made of wood and steel which creaks and groans as it transforms from a catapult, a gently rocking cradle, a tunnel, a slide - creating an ever changing land and soundscape.

The concept of the belly of the whale is found in mythology around the world - what happens when we confront our fears and come face to face with the power and momentum of things we seemingly can’t change?

"there's something magical about Ockham's Razor” Evening Standard

“Britain’s most innovative aerial theatre group” Total Theatre

“Ockham's Razor is a hugely promising young aerial company who don't just have superb circus skills, but also highly creative brains.” The Guardian

 
Directed by Tina Koch - Ockham’s Razor
Produced by Turtle Key Arts
Devised and Performed by Amanda Homa, Nathan Johnston and Stefano di Renzo
Costume Design Tina Bicat
Equipment Design Tina Koch of Ockham’s Razor and Stefano di Renzo
Structural Engineer Thomas Loriaux
Set Builder Eric Abadie


Ockham’s Razor are supported by Arts Council England.

Belly of the Whale is commissioned by Without Walls, Stockton International Riverside Festival, Greenwich + Docklands International Festival, Out There International Festival of Circus & Street Arts, Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Lift Off! The opening weekend of Wiltshire Creative - Salisbury, Circulate, Stratford Circus Arts Centre and Basingstoke Festival.

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