performance & dance
performance & dance

The Artist by Thomas Monckton & Circo Aereo

Making a fine art of physical comedy, Thomas Monckton's new show is set in an artist's studio. But each task is a challenge, and chaos proves unavoidable.

An artist arrives in his paint-spattered studio ready to create a new work. He waits for inspiration. When it finally comes, things don’t proceed quite as he would wish.

The Artist is accomplished and inventive comedian Monckton’s second collaboration with Circo Aereo, after 2015’s The Pianist proved a smash hit with around 300 performances around the world.

New Zealand-born Monckton trained in circus in Christchurch and at the Lecoq School in Paris. He is co-founder and current artistic director of Kallo Collective, whose show Only Bones featured at London International Mime Festival 2017.

Like The Pianist, this show is co-designed by circus artist, choreographer and director of Circo Aereo, Sanna Silvennoinen.

Production: Circo Aereo, Ateneum-sali and Helsinki Festival

Part of London International Mime Festival 2019

Monckton is a delight. *****
THE STAGE
embodies the art of laughter ****
THE TIMES

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where

Purcell Room

Pricing

£18
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)
£18

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Age recommendation
For ages 7+

Event information
There is a post-show discussion (approx 25 mins) after the 3pm performance on Saturday 26 January.

THOMAS MONCKTON The Artist - 2019 LONDON INTERNATIONAL MIME FESTIVAL