Inspired by Rilke’s The Panther, four dancers in a large cage blend dance and aerial work in a provocative consideration of how a human, like an animal, can be plucked from normal life and plunged into captivity.
The 2:00 PM performance is complimentary. There will be no seating available for this performance. Audience members will stand or sit on the ground. No advance ticketing is needed.
The 7:00 PM, evening performance is $15 and tickets are required. Seating will be provided. The performance will include an element of audience engagement. After the performance you are invited to watch the sunset from the Ca' d'Zan terrace. Food and beverage will be available for purchase.
Captive is created with support from Arts Council England, Birmingham Hippodrome, Without Walls, Swindon Dance, and Bristol City Council. Motionhouse is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.