Scarabeus is a dynamic aerial theatre company, which has since 1988 pioneered the creation of site responsive and touring performances outside conventional spaces. We have an international reputation for creating beautiful, poetic and spectacular shows. Scarabeus creates exhilarating experience through challenging, intensely visceral responses to space, place and text.
To delight our audiences with inspiring aerial performance and let their imaginations fly.
To transform spaces with boundary breaking aerial arts
To create unforgettable experiences
To use aerial practice to nurture sustainable physical and emotional growth
To foster emerging artists
To make every individuals’ involvement thrilling
Act with integrity
Perform with passion
We are still searching, experimenting, bettering ourselves and our art. We create work when we have something to communicate and it becomes so urgent that we cannot keep it inside anymore, then we share it through our performances. We value the collaborative process, love working and being challenged by different artists representing the most disparate artforms, technicians, and riggers… We always value people that have a head for heights, but at the same time are talented, committed and grounded, and can make good knots…