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  • Posted 10 July 2016
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    A Circa production

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    Haunting sights and sounds will seduce you down a path punctuated by unexpected encounters as you weave through the space between life and death in this East End cemetery…


    Led by Yaron Lifschitz with his internationally acclaimed company, Circa and with a creative team including the electronic musician Lapalux, this ethereal collaboration brings circus artists, choral singers, designers and musicians together for a summer night full of surprises.


    The rockstars of the circus world

    The List on Circa


    The Guardian

    Spinning by the graves: Circa stage a show in London cemetery

    There is poignancy, darkness and powerful humanity in Circa’s extraordinary physical depiction

    ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Lyn Gardner, The Guardian on Circa

    Depart is co-commissioned by LIFT, the National Centre for Circus Arts, Spitalfields Music, Hull UK City of Culture 2017, LeftCoast and Brighton Festival. Supported by Arts Council England, London Borough of Tower Hamlets and Royal Victoria Hall Foundation.
    An Urban Heat project, supported by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.
    Image — John Angerson + them.co.uk