A collective creation from one of the most exciting new circus theatre companies in the world, TRACES offers an ethereal, surreal and unreal multi-media contemporary circus experience. TRACES combines stunning acrobatics with an urban hip-hop flavor, all imbued with a poetic reflection on memory and survival. Directed and choreographed by ‘7Fingers’ founding members and Pickle Circus alumni Gypsy Snider and Shana Carroll, TRACES is performed by five talented young actor-acrobats fresh out of Montreal’s École Nationale de Cirque, most of whom received their early circus training from Master Lu Yi at Circus Center.
The clock is ticking - a countdown towards an unknown fate. The performers are thrown straight from a whirlwind catastrophe onto a stage that feels like a junkyard. Anticipating the worst, they’ve cobbled together a makeshift shelter, with an eclectic array of useful items: a piano and classical music scores, a basketball, skateboards, a well-thumbed book, an armchair, an