Bassline Circus created its first show in October 2004 in a two week creation process in Barcelona. Since formalising and returning to the UK the company has completed its second summer season, producing and touring live electronic music based contemporary circus shows in its gorgeous big top.
Bassline Circus is working towards artistic excellence, promoting ?access to all? and providing inspiration to groups who are ?at risk? of social exclusion through our educational work low ticket prices, target audience and urban venue situation.
The show 2006/7
?Running Away? is a hip-hop circus show packed with breakdancers, illusions, disappearing b-boys and video bombing. The ringmaster/rapper, “Unknown MC”, spits lyrics from the stage as aerialists fly through the air.
Our concept and design Integrates street-dance, circus spectacle, hip hop and dance music, theatrical character and digital graffiti / moving image.
Touring company: 25 people
Venue: 29m x 26m, 11m cupola, adjacent living site totalling ideal site of 45m square.
Running Time – 2 x 40mins with 20 mins interval
Capacity: Promenade show with comfortable capacity of 400
Tour: May to September 2007 and 8.