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The National Institute of Circus Arts Presents
Qu’est-ce Que C’est? [What Are They Doing... Here?]
A comedy slapstick mystery from acclaimed French Director Charlotte Saliou
28 November - 8 December 2018

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We are looking for someone… someone important maybe, or maybe not? We don’t know who it will be, we may not even know what we are searching for…


Charlotte Saliou is a Paris-based circus director known for her delightful brand of contemporary clowning and physical comedy with a strong narrative storyline. She has created numerous shows including ElianeS and Jackie Star, Elegance and Beauty and has worked with international companies such as Cirque le Roux and Compagnie Numero 8.


Expect the unexpected as Saliou brings characters to life from NICA’s cohort of 3rd year performers. In their final production as students at NICA, this ensemble will serve up a spectacle of eccentricity, exultation, spontaneity and humour. Enjoy a range of elite circus skills mixed with physical theatre, falls, slapstick and poetic stage imagery.


Within the characters of Qu’est-ce Que C’est? you may find a friend, an enemy, someone loved, an icon, a star, a queen, a superman, a fool, or a Madonna - in short, the Everyman who summons our humanity.


Choreographer – Meredith Kitchen
Sound Design – Carl Polke
Lighting Design – Matthew Cox
Costume and Set Design – Emily Barrie
Stage Manager – Sarah Platts

Photo by Aaron Walker Photographer, featuring Karla Scott and Shay Bowskill.

TIME & DURATION

Wednesday – Saturday 7.30pm
Saturday 8 December 1.30pm & 7.30pm
Preview Tuesday 27 November 7.30pm

Duration: 90 minutes *this show is currently in the creation phase and show duration may change

PRICES

Adult                                       $30
Concession                            $23
Family (2 adults 2 children)    $85
Family (2 adults 3 children)    $99.50
Group (Min. 10 people)          $25 per person
Preview (27 Nov)                    $16

*All tickets General Admission

Location

NICA National Circus Centre,
39-59 Green Street, Prahran, VIC

CONTENT WARNINGS

Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Recommended)
Recommended Age: 12+
Content: Haze, mild course language and mild adult themes (fighting, gun use, drug taking, sexual references & sexism) in the context of a comedic show.
Note: This show is currently in the creation phase and content warnings may change as the show develops. Please check back here for final information prior to attending the show. For more information on any content warning, please contact NICA Reception on (+613) 9214 6975. 

ACCESSIBILITY

Entry on street level
Venue accommodates wheelchairs on ground level seating
Wheelchair accessible bathrooms

Contact Details

 

Alternatively, get in touch with us via:
Telephone (+613) 9214 6975
Fax (+613) 9214 6574
Email info@nica.com.au

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PARKING & PUBLIC TRANSPORT

PARKING
Please note there is a lack of on street car parking availability around NICA. Roads surrounding NICA have limited metered street parking.
Stonnington Council operates a number of outdoor car parks as well as public parking off Chapel Street and opposite Windsor Station.
Check Melways Maps and Google Maps for locations.

TRAMS & TRAINS
From Flinders Street Station take the Sandringham Line train to Windsor or Prahran Stations. The Number 6 Glen Iris Tram runs along Swanston Street. The closest stop is on the corner of High and Chapel Streets.
Trams operate from 5.30am to 12.00pm midnight and with extended services available on Friday and Saturday nights. Visit metlinkmelbourne.com.au for timetable information.
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