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International Contemporary Circus Festival: Race Horse Company: “Petit Mal”

Monday, August 19, 2013

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.

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Race Horse Company was born in 2008 out of an artistic need to create an uncompromising, personal and completely new kind of contemporary circus. Race Horse Company's rough-and-ready performances are based on aesthetics of chaos, humor and surprise. The company approaches circus without questioning, leaving philosophy and thinking to the spectators. Their newest production, “Petit Mal”, is built around the idea of black humor and collisions. The traditional form, poetry and soft movement of contemporary circus are challenged through randomness and dream-like logic. The Daily Echo has defined it as “contemporary circus,[where] the performers fuse break-dancing, Hip-Hop, Chinese pole, acrobatics and martial arts creating a visual feast for the eyes that [leave] you open-mouthed in amazement.”

Location

18 Mount Morris Park West in Marcus Garvey Park Accessible
at West 122nd Street
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

City Parks Foundation

Contact Email

info@summerstage.org

Categories

Concerts, Theater, Free Summer Concerts

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BathroomsMarcus Garvey Park (Pool)

The little league comfort station at Marcus Garvey Park is currently closed for reconstruction.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

Marcus Garvey Park Weather

  • Mon
    Sunny
    64°F
  • Tue
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    68°F
  • Wed
    Slight Chc Showers
    61°F
  • Thu
    Sunny
    61°F

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