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Dancing for survival

Four performers use an exciting blend of dance, acrobatics and aerial work inside a large cage. Disorientated and shaken, they use their skill and instinct to survive in this emotionally charged and athletic piece.

Inspired by Rainer Maria Rilke’s poem The Panther, this powerfully emotional outdoor show explores notions of captivity. Extremely physical, Captive is a thrilling blend of dance and acrobatics with a dynamic narrative exploring human relationships in captivity.

Captive premiered on 25 May 2013, Salisbury Festival in the UK and has been touring ever since, visiting numerous European festivals as well as North Africa and the USA.

Become Captivated:

Captive upcoming performances:

  • Date Venue & Tickets
  • Sun 27th Jun 2021
    11.15am and 1.15pm

    Ilminster Midsummer Experience

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  • Sat 10th Jul 2021
    11.55am and 4.10pm

    Somerton Sports Field, Somerton

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  • Sat 18th Sep 2021
    11am and 2pm

    Quedam Shopping Centre, Yeovil

For Promoters

If you are interested in booking Captive or would like to find out more, contact Amy Belfield on [email protected] or +44 (0)1926 887052.

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