Acrobatic Conundrum (Oct 26/27)

The Fig Tree Waltzes is the newest production of Acrobatic Conundrum, a Seattle based contemporary circus company. The show is a moving exploration of indecision, desperation and tenacity in the face of choice. Devised and performed by Acrobatic Conundrum, this work features their signature style of virtuosic athletics infused with relatable humanity. Add in choreography from Costa Rica’s Jimmy Ortiz, and you have a blend of circus and dance that pushes the artists to the edge. In a world where stakes are high and time is running out, The Fig Tree Waltzes is a paean to the human drive to keep playing against overwhelming odds.

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October 26 & 27, 2 shows only


"This is the essence of modern circus: intimate and personal, a combination of impressive physical skills and emotional storytelling. It’s visceral like modern dance and clever like avant-garde theatre—and a far cry from the ideas of circus that still prevail in America."
City Arts Magazine, January 26, 2017
“Astonishing Feats” by Gemma Wilson

“Anyone longing for a unique theatrical experience, featuring a masterful group of artists who trash formulaic and traditional methods, and take astonishing physical risks with precision, narrative, and perception, must see this extraordinary company perform.”
Spectacle Magazine, March 22, 2015
“The Beat of a Different Circus” by Judy Finelli


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