"mesmerizing"

Shows

"intensely emotive"

- Centre Stage

"Dark, quietly riveting gem of aerial drama"

- The List

Streaming On-Demand

• Oct 17, 7p ET

Digital performance streaming at the Toronto International Dance Festival

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Limb(e)s is contemporary aerial-dance that explores the liminal space between holding onto or letting go of another. Former Cirque du Soleil artists Gabrielle Martin and Jeremiah Hughes deliver a “Dark, quietly riveting gem of aerial drama” (The List). Limb(e)s unfolds to the haunting original music of composer Nicolas Bernier in a rich visual world that earned it a Total Theatre Award nomination in Physical and Visual Theatre (2019). The result is a hypnotic, destabilizing narrative full of loss, yearning, and tragic beauty.

Originally presented live, Limb(e)s currently tours as a 40-minute cinematic adaptation in digital format.

Concept: Gabrielle Martin

Direction, Choreography + Performance: Gabrielle Martin + Jeremiah Hughes

Lighting Design: Sophie Tang

All music composed by Nicolas Bernier

Except ○ I composed by Nicolas Bernier + Simon Trottier

Costumes: Amy McDougall

Cinematography for digital performance: Jessica Han

Past Presentations

  • Aug 6-30 2021

Digital performance streaming at Assembly Festival with Edinburgh Festival Fringe

• July 8-21 2021

Digital performance screened and streamed at the Dancing on the Edge Festival, Vancouver BC

  • July 31 - Aug 25 2019

Work-in-progress performed at Assembly Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Edinburgh UK

* SHORTLISTED for a TOTAL THEATRE AWARD in PHYSICAL AND VISUAL THEATRE 2019

  • July 9 & 10 2019

Work-in-progress performed at Montréal Complètement Cirque and La Chapelle Scènes Contemporaines' L'Autre Cirque, Montreal QC

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We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.

Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien.

We acknowledge the support of the British Columbia Art Council.

Spectacle accueilli dans le cadre des Résidences Ponctuelles de l’Espace Catastrophe //Centre International de Création des Arts du Cirque (BE)
Limb(e)s has also been supported through residencies at Cirkör LAB (SE)
and the centre de création (FR).