Circomedia Bristol to premiere brand-new Anima show this Friday 24th May

Circomedia Bristol to premiere brand-new Anima show this Friday 24th May

Posted on: 22 May 2019

Breathing. We all take it for granted, right? But, as we all things we take for granted, it's sometimes interesting to look at them from a different perspective, in new lights we'd not considered, in new ways we'd never envisaged. Anima at Bristol's Circomedia - which will be performed on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th May 2019 - will do precisely that.

Anima at Bristol's Circomedia on Friday 24th & Saturday 25th May 2019.

Anima - which is actually Latin for breath, life and soul - is a brand new show by performance company Joli Vyann which delves deeper into the very act of breathing and how it defines and connects us all.


Skilfully fusing movement with live music, dance and acrobats, the performers will plunge into the complexities of how breath affects things such as our physicality, our emotions and our very being.  Also interpolating voice and wind instruments, a live musician and circus, breath will become the soundscape of the performance.


Inventive characters, thrilling choreography and mesmerizing acrobatics blend for a clever, thought-provoking examination of breathing and how this simple act bonds us all.


Performances are at 7.30pm on both nights.  Tickets cost between £11 and £14 and can be purchased here. Circomedia is located at St Paul's Church, Portland Square, Bristol, BS2 8SJ - contact the team on 0177 924 7615 for more information.

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Jamie Caddick

Jamie is a writer, blogger, journalist, critic, film fan, soundtrack nerd and all-round Bristolian good egg.  He loves the music of Philip Glass, the art of Salvador Dali, the writings of Charles Bukowksi and Hunter S Thompson, the irreverence of Harry Hill, and the timeless, straw-chomping exuberance of The Wurzels.  You can sometimes find him railing against a surging tide of passing cyclists, or gorging himself senseless on the Oriental delights of a Cosmos all-you-can-eat buffet.