REVIEW – Cirk La Putyka and Kyiv Municipal Academy – Increase


A FEW days after the outbreak of the battle in Ukraine, a bunch of younger performers got here collectively and collaborated to deliver you the unimaginable present, Increase. 

Cirk La Putyka and Kyiv Muncipal Academy of Selection and Circus Artwork deliver you a present about “household, freedom and borders”.  

This extraordinary show of dance, acrobatic and circus abilities accompanied by chilling music will amaze the entire household. 

The story replicates the 2 teams assembly and embracing not solely one another, however their languages and traditions too. 

Cirk La Putkya and Kyiv Municipal Academy workforce up for this awe-inspiring efficiency. (C) Ian Georgeson

The Czechs inform us what makes them pleased, while the Ukrainians communicate concerning the worry and worries that they had firstly of the struggle – bringing an amazing sense of realism and affect to the viewers.

These younger individuals have fled a struggle, however right here they’re, doing what they love and performing. 

The present is a menagerie of unpredictability.

In a single second, the stage is suffering from a sprinkling of showpeople showcasing a spread of placing inventive talents.

Then, inside seconds, the stage comes alive, full of performers, leaving an awestruck viewers feeling virtually claustrophobic.

In all places you look there’s something totally different occurring.

While spectacular and commendable in itself, the chaos and clamour on stage does imply {that a} look in a single route can depart you feeling as if you’re lacking one thing else in one other part of the stage.

With an array of astonishing acrobats, aerialists, gymnasts and dancers, although the performers not solely present energy and talent, however an impeccable sense of creativity as they direct the final ten minutes of the present themselves. 

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It truly is a fascinating and thrilling show that the younger performers have placed on in such a short while. 

Rostislav Novák, Creative Director of Cirk La Putyka describes the present as “circus generations related by one stage, one occasion, one second.”

And his evaluation rings true upon viewing this epic efficiency unravel for your self.

Increase is a really unimaginable spectacle, whose startling grandeur can solely be absolutely appreciated in individual.

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