Date: Thursday 17th August 2017
A Pinch of Salt
“Thrilling aerial theatre from the trailblazing, Ockham’s Razor."; Metro
What They Say :
Within a teetering world, Ockham’s Razor push and support each other as they wrestle the uncertainty of ever shifting moments. In that second, they must decide whether to rail against the chaos, or ride it out; allowing life to tilt towards the tipping point.
Set in the round with the audience drawn in close to the action, five performers – enclosed within the circle of the stage – transform simple metal poles into a rich landscape of images.
Together, they face a series of challenges as poles are balanced on fingertips, hung from the roof, swung, lashed, climbed upon, and clung to; the action veering from catastrophe to mastery.
What We Say :
Wow! Was our first response to this show, followed by a sharp intake of breath.
Featuring a multi-layered surround sound musical landscape composed by Adem Ilhan & Quinta who have previous worked with Philip Selway (Radiohead), Hot Chip, and Bat for Lashes, 'Tipping Point' is a visual and aural feast that will leave you, just as it did us, stunned and breathless.
Set in the huge Exhibition Hall at the Royal Cornwall Showground, there will be a Licensed Bar and Street Food available at the show.
Doors open 6.30pm
Show finishes approximately 9.30pm
Special Offer - Buy 5 Adult tickets or more @ £10.00
( must be bought at same time in one order )
Tickets in advance :
Adults : £12.00
Special Offer : £10.00
( 5+ tickets )
Under16s : £9.00
Family : £36.00
( 2 Adults, 2 Under16s )
Credits: Ockham’s Razor produced by Turtle Key Arts presents Tipping Point | Co-commissioned by London International Mime Festival & The Lowry, Salford Quays | Creative Team: Directed by Charlotte Mooney & Tina Koch – Ockham’s Razor | Devised & Performed by Alex Harvey, Telma Pinto, Steve Ryan, Emily Nicholl & Nich Galzin | Musical Composition: Adem Ilhan & Quinta | Costume Design: Tina Bicat | Lighting Design: Phil Supple | Photo: Mark Dawson
Why not join the company for Ockham’s Razor physical skills workshops on Wednesday,16th August (choice of 2 workshops – Aerial or ground-based Acro-Balance) and then 3 more ground-based Acro-Balance workshops on Thursday 17th, Friday 18th and Saturday 19th all 10.30am ‘til Noon each day.
For more information or to book, please click here to email Christina or, just come on the day* £2.00 per person.
*Numbers are limited – booking is highly recommended to avoid disappointment.
All ages welcome and you can come as a family. If you come to all ground-based workshops you have an opportunity to do a little performance before the Saturday show if you want to.
Workshops are being held in the Exhibition Hall at Royal Cornwall Showground.
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