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Nelson Arts Festival presents FINDING THE SILENCE

Sat 17 Oct - Sun 18 Oct

Presented by Casus Circus, the company that brought Knee Deep to Nelson in 2013.

On a search for silence, the absence of noise is elusive, barely tangible, and as Casus discover, the search is liquid, much like the acrobatics that it yields.

Silence is a very personal thing – perhaps a brief moment of quiet focus, clarity and calm. We all desire it, often we crave it, but how do we even know where to look for it?

Casus explore this by diving headfirst into the depths of their own hearts and minds in an incredible and unique approach to both acrobatics and theatre; bodies combine and break away to reveal a truth that is at once beautiful and frightening, powerful and touching.

By testing their individual vulnerabilities, emotions and real fears, Casus truly go on a search to find the absence of noise.

“Romantic, cheeky, nostalgic, sexy, powerful” BRISBANE FESTIVAL

“Visually spectacular, physically stunning” STAGE WHISPERS

“This is not the sort of circus that desperately seeks applause or is crystal studded in razzmatazz. Instead it gets to the heart of circus’s origins and explores what the body is capable of.” 2012 FEST MAG

Show Times

  • Saturday, 7.30pm - SOLD OUT
  • Sunday, 7.30pm
  • Ticket Prices

    A Reserve EB
    $45
    ( Early Bird until 31 August )
    B Reserve EB
    $40
    ( Early Bird until 31 August )
    A Reserve Adult
    $49
    B Reserve Adult
    $44
    A Reserve under 19
    $27
    B Reserve under 19
    $22
    Dinner and show
    $80
    ( Dinner at Ford's and show )

    Dinner and Show

    Pre-show dinner packages for Ford’s (03 546 9400) are available for this show. Packages include an A Reserve ticket, selected main and a tap beer, house wine or juice.
    Table reservations must be made separately with the restaurant by the ticket purchaser.

    When making a booking please advise the restaurant that you have booked a
    dinner/show package for the Nelson Arts Festival. We recommend you book in for an hour and a half prior to show time, this gives you time to enjoy your meal and get over to the show venue.
    Please show the restaurant your show ticket, this will have a code on it that identifies you as having booked a dinner & show package.
    If you are unable to attend the dinner & show, we regret there are no refunds and the booking is not transferable. The dinner/show packages have been put together especially for the Nelson Arts Festival and are not available at other times.

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    Nelson Arts Festival
    Website
    www.nelsonartsfestival.nz
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    Venue: The Theatre Royal

    78 Rutherford St
    Nelson

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