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Le Sacre: A Circus and Ballet Ensemble Collaboration

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Le Sacre, its Sacred, and don't you forget it! Be a part of Australian performance history in the making with Le Sacré and grab your tickets NOW! Running from Wed - Sat at 7.30pm for two hours inclusive of intermission and an extra Matinee on Sat 23 Jun at 2pm; start booking for performances 13-16 and 20-23 July, at NICA National Circus Centre, 39-59 Green St, Prahran.

This is not the only event NICA is involved in, so keep your eyes peeled on their Facebook event page for other exciting events like the Roola Boola Children's Arts Festival for 4 performances starting on 3 July, their involvement in Provocare with Empty Bodies starting on 5 July for 8 performances, a circus-drama fusion of phenomenal skills and imagination; and a NICA Pre-Audition Workshop on Sat 14 July if you're planning to start a career in Circus.


Le Sacré

Le Sacre: A Circus and Ballet Ensemble Collaboration from 14-23 July 2018 is co-directed by NICA's Movement and Performance Coordinators Zebastian Hunter and Meredith Kitchen and The Australian Ballet School's Artistic Teacher and Resident Choreographer, Simon Dow. It features 18 second year circus performers from NICA and 26 level seven ballet students from The Australian Ballet School. They will be performing an account of dynamism, risk, supreme athleticism and sublime technical physicality in a tale of superstition and sacrifice, inspired by the narrative of Nijinsky and Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring (1913).

The first collaboration of its kind in Australian performance history, this is a premiere event between the two organisations. It'll integrate contemporary choreographic explorations using balletic and diverse dance language with circus acts including Skipping Ropes, Chinese Pole, Roue Cyr, Tissue, Hula Hoops, Group Acrobatics and Tightwire. Not one to be missed, it's here to delight all ages, so bring the whole family and all your friends to witness the bringing together of these two art forms.
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When: 14 - 23 June 2018: 7.30pm to 9.20pm every day (90 mins incl intermission) with an extra Matinee performance on the last day (23 Jun) from 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Where: National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA), 39- 59 Green Street, Prahran, VIC
Cost: Adult $30 // Concession (including children U16) $22 // Family (2 adults & 2 children) $90 // Family (2 adults & 3 children) $110 // Group (min. 10 people) $24pp // Preview (13 June) All tickets $15
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