Key Australian contemporary circus company putting everything on display. Acrobat's three core performers – Moses, Simon Yates, Jo-Ann Lancaster – have boiled their practice down to a raw, surly, Antipodean style: showing the audience every part of themselves (sometimes literally), performing only as themselves, taking the directest possible route to the truth. Founded in 1996, an influential company.
By John Ellingsworth on 19 May 2010 in Reviews
There's a certain kind of artist for whom their life is their work—meaning not just that they dedicate themselves full-time to their art-making, but that what they present on stage, or in books or on canvas, is, or feels, very close to the way they must conduct themselves from day to day.