National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) presents its second-year student ensemble show Within These Walls, taking place Tuesday 12 September – Saturday 16 September at NICA National Circus Centre (NNCC Building) Prahran.

Within these walls divulges into how we cope when the world around us suddenly changes and our ability to reframe our perspective to transform the ugliest of things, into strangely beautiful expressions of the human condition.

NICA’s second year ensemble explores this vulnerable process with circus and theatre and through this, the ultimate challenge is revealed. What happens when we look our fear in the eyes? Can the two of us exist at once?

Within these walls is directed by Katie Cawthorne, a renowned Australian theatre maker and co-founder of The Anchor Theatre Company, with dramaturgy by Sebastien Neo Pasche (Circus Under My Bed by Flying Fruit Fly Circus). The duo are well-versed in provoking and summoning the hidden emotional poetry from unassuming scenes.

PG – explores themes of anxiety, suspense and subconscious fears.


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