Brave Space – A Contemporary Circus Show for the Resistance Era

Brave Space is the building of a blanket fort, sneaking under a hoopskirt, an impulsive congregation in the tiniest of tents. Starting as a puddle of fabric on the floor, it grows to encompass a world of wondrous circus. Intimate and low tech, we invite the audience to sit nose-to-nose with an all-female cast of […]
Jun 11, 2019

Ghost Game XI: Beyond the Veil

For the past decade, The Cabiri, a Seattle-based cirque-inspired performance troupe, has explored the dark world between the living and the dead with its annual Ghost Game series. In BEYOND THE VEIL, their 11th annual Ghost Game performance, the talented troupe presents an entertaining evening of ghastly ghost tales drawn from traditional folklore and mythology […]
Oct 6, 2017
Artistic director John Murphy, left, rehearses EZID, which opens June 20th. (Photo by Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)

EZID acrobatic theater performance draws on ravages of Iraq

Choreographer’s recent trip to Northern Iraq inspires latest dance performance from The Cabiri nonprofit troupe in Seattle.
Jun 12, 2015