Slap, tickle, lick, stroke, punch, kiss, shove, poke, pinch, hold, grab, squeeze, scratch, bite, cuddle.
Recent times have reminded us of the tyranny of distance. Our inability to touch even those closest to us has forced us to realise that physical touch is not just important, it is essential.
I Want To Touch You traverses the distance between people. Eight GOM acrobats with an unprecedented physical connection and a 5 piece jazz band, with their deep sonic bond, unite to investigate our innate desire to connect, emotionally and physically, and the obstacles that limit this.
Director: Darcy Grant
Lighting & Set Designer: Geoff Cobham
Associate Director: Jascha Boyce
Composer: Ekrem Eli Phoenix
Creative Ensemble: Andre Augustus, Emily Gare, Joshua Strachan, Lisa Goldsworthy, Shani Stephens, Dylan Phillips, Benton Adams-Walker, Lewie Rankin
Show Duration: 60 minutes
Audience Suitability: 6+
Stage Size: 8m wide x 6m deep with 6m overhead clearance. Designed for proscenium arch theatres with a capacity of 200-500.
Venue: Designed for proscenium arch theatres with 600+ capacity
This show is designed to engage a locally sourced Jazz group, details on this process can be provided on request.
Complete description, touring budget, and technical specifications supplied on request.
- March 2021Adelaide Fringe - Adelaide, Australia
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