Sensational circus & acrobatics for families and adventurous spirits alike

27 June 2018

Must-see video of GIAF18 circus & acrobat shows “Humans” and “Backbone.”

GIAF18 presents two new circus shows from acclaimed contemporary theatre companies Circa and Gravity & Other Myths.

In what is great news for thrill-seekers, Galway International Arts Festival is delighted to welcome two outstanding circus productions from Australia to Ireland in July. The world renowned companies Gravity & Other Myths and Circa will both return to Galway to bring their astonishing productions to the Bailey Allen Hall at NUI Galway.

These two acclaimed companies have wowed Festival audiences and audiences around the world in the past and this year looks set to be no different, with each show pushing the highly skilled acrobats to the extreme. This is high-octane, heart-stopping physical theatre for adventurous spirits and Festival-going families alike.

Humans by Circa takes the audience on a heart-stopping journey, pushing the outer limits of what we believe is possible. Backbone by Gravity & Other Myths boasts a cast of ten acrobats bringing a joyful energy to their thrilling physical feats.

Performance details:
Backbone | Bailey Allen Hall, NUI Galway | 17-21 July, 7pm, Matinee 21 July, 2pm | Tickets €20-€29

Humans | Bailey Allen Hall, NUI Galway | 24-29 July, 7pm | Tickets €20-€29