Aerial dancing from Lori’s famous tower may seem unusual, but it’s all part of a day’s work at the Scarabios Circus Company.
Troop is making headlines for this year’s Quiz Festival – a week of exciting free events. MediaCityUK.
Their performance, Power Flex, is seriously impressive.
Called a “vertical journey where the body becomes a vessel for the search for power”, it involves four aerial actors scaling the lorry theater tower in a complex routine.
Over the course of a spectacular 20 minutes, artists move through a variety of musical performances that see them express a “triumphant feeling of being powerful, in charge of their lives and the ability to make a positive difference for themselves and their community.” ۔
PowerFlex is part of a series of weekend events, all free to the public and no booking required.
Artistic director Daniela Esart said the show has been around for a long time. Manchester Evening News. That the group came to The Lori Theater two years ago with an indoor routine, and at that time the idea arose to perform on the famous tower of the building.
The group was also scheduled to perform at the Lowry Week 53 Festival 2020, which was postponed due to epidemics.
But the delay did not dampen Esart’s spirits. Addressing Men Why she was so excited about becoming famous. Salford Theater, he said: “Last year was Lowry’s 20th birthday, but it couldn’t go on, like the Olympics, it’s happening now!”
Esart said making spectacles on the front of buildings is one of Scarabios’ specialties.
“We chose to work on Lowry Tower because it’s a great building, it’s famous.”
The power flex becomes even more impressive when Esart talks about the training in which the troop passes.
“They train most of their lives to master this level. They are all aeronautics who have been training for two, maybe three, decades.
This is what the show shows – with a strong wind on Friday evening where I didn’t have the basic strength to keep myself upright, the actors were walking across the Lowry Tower with great ease making it look easy. had lived.
Set to music, the performance becomes powerful and dramatic. Even if aerial performance is not the source of your normal performance, it is definitely worth noting.
Other events at this year’s Quiz Festival include the launch of a sculpture installation at No. 4 by Liz West, and a large-scale dance performance, Color III.
West’s installation will become a permanent fixture in Media City. It has a long corridor of light that allows participants to see the world in different colors.
Color III features a group dance from the waters of the Salford Quiz called “Playful” and choreographed by Darren Pritchard.
PowerFlex is a family friend, and will run outside The Lori Theater on Saturday, August 14 at 1pm and 4pm, and on Sunday, August 15 at 11am and 3pm.
All the details of the Quiz Festival events can be found on the Quiz Culture website.