"Dark, quietly riveting gem of aerial drama"

- The List, UK

Limb(e)s is visceral aerial dance set in our “darkest hour”. It questions what it means to hold onto or let go of one another and explores our ephemeral bonds using two bodies, rope cradles, and suspension. Drawing from their experience in circus and dance, Jeremiah Hughes and Gabrielle Martin perform an emotionally raw physicality to the haunting original soundscape of Canadian composer Nicolas Bernier. The result is a hypnotic, destabilizing narrative full of mourning, distant hope, and eerie beauty.

Director: Gabrielle Martin

Choreography + Performance: Jeremiah Hughes + Gabrielle Martin

Lighting Design: Jeremiah Hughes

Costumes: Coline Dubois-Gryspeert

All music composed, performed and mixed by Nicolas Bernier


Including remixes from the release strings.lines published in 2010 by the label Cronica, composed and performed by Nicolas Bernier with violin performed by Chris Bartos and viola da gamba performed by Pierre-Yves Martel.  Also including remixes of the Les chambres de l'atelier composed by Nicolas Bernier and published on the CD Travaux mécaniques released in 2011 by the label empreintes DIGITALes.

Upcoming Performances
Past Performances

  • July 1,2,3 & 4 2021

The Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver BC

  • July 9 & 10 2019

Montréal Complètement Cirque's L'Autre Cirque at La Chapelle Scnènes Contemporaines, Montreal QC

  • July 31 - Aug 25 2019

Assembly Festival at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Edinburgh, UK


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

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

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 Le centre de création (FR).


+1 812 757 4522

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