circus, dance

The Weight of Shadow


Symbolically based on true events, The Weight of Shadow depicts mental health deterioration. Inspired by Sasha's partner, Ciana Fitzgerald, it blends dance, mime and aerial acrobatics, reflecting the enigmatic language of the psyche. The show immerses viewers in the 24-hour struggle of a psychiatric patient to grasp reality, echoing Sasha's artistic vision. Fitzgerald's influence infuses the performance with emotional depth, portraying the complexities of mental illness through Sasha's lens. The production serves as a poignant exploration of the human mind's resilience amidst turmoil, resonating with audiences through its portrayal of inner struggles and external manifestations.

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    • Dance Physical Theatre and Circus
    • £8.00 - £14.00
    • 1-August 25, 2024
    • 55 minutes
    • Assembly Checkpoint
    • subvenue Checkpoint
    • Age 14+ (Guideline)
    • warning
      Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes, Strobe lighting
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    Assembly Checkpoint,3 Bristo Place,Edinburgh

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