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Saltimbanco

Opening
Adagio Trio
Chinese Poles
Tight Rope
Juggling
Boleadoras
Russian Swing
Trapeze
Handbalancing
Bungee
Diabolo (Rotate)
Closing

Characters
Of the Past...
Itinéraire





 

I am one, I am many
I am as we are - eternal, out of time
I am science, magic, chimeric, ethereal
I am no one, I am legion
I am Saltimbanco

Saltimbanco is a mix of both color and texture with many talented members to its troupe. In its lifetime, Saltimbanco traversed a dozen cities in North America (1992-1994), traveled to the land of the Rising Sun - Japan (1994, 2000), was staged in Europe (1995-1996), the Asia-Pacific region in 2001 as Saltimbanco 2000, and recently returned to the European continent in 2002, where it currently is touring.

Saltimbanco celebrates life. Created as an antidote to the violence and despair typical of the 20th century, this phantasmagorical show proposes a new vision of urbanity, overflowing with optimism and happiness. Saltimbanco is not linear; rather, it is a kaleidoscope, an adventure in which anything can happen. Saltimbanco has its own language-a soul expressed through the voice, the body and music.

The framework of Saltimbanco, the characters, like all human beings, are born with nothing. These are the Worms, at the very base of society. All similar in appearance yet different one from the other, they must with time adapt themselves to their environment. Thus, as the show goes on, they embody various types of social characters, hoping to one day accede to the rank of Baroque, a cast of visionaries. The Baroques constitute the most important family in the world of Saltimbanco. Armed with a deeply perceptive vision of the world and sleeping under bridges, the Baroques, throughout the fable, reveal the countless contradictions of our civilization where imagination has not yet taken power.