Traces by The 7 Fingers (Les 7 Doigts)

Traces by The 7 Fingers (Les 7 Doigts)

Direction & Choreography Shana Carroll & Gypsy Snider
Theatrical Productions

  • Manager: Tim Fox
    Management Territory: North America

"Mad, pulse-racing magic... Urban chaos turned rhythmic and graceful, Traces brings the derring-do of street circuses to a street level... (The cast) entertains with an exquisitely timed and energetic display... After a while, amid the cheers and applause, another question arises: Who are these guys? ... The five performers convey warmth, joy, and informality that invite the audience into their world." —New York Times

"From the first moment, [Traces] enthralls, excites, inspires... charms and captivates with its incomparable savoir-faire. It veritably runs the gamut of human emotions, expressiveness, and physicality. Feats of nigh-on impossible athleticism, delivered, by turns, with tenderness, humor, affection, sensuousness, poignancy, and urgency. A glimpse is worth a thousand words." —Australian Stage

"Unforgettable. There is something for everyone in this high-energy, avant-garde, urban 'street musical' celebration of human physical skills and talents. Traces is nonstop, extraordinary entertainment... an experience that surprises and delights all ages." —BroadwayWorld.com

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The Montreal-based circus company Les 7 doigts de la main (The 7 Fingers) is known for creating "circus at a human scale," placing the extraordinary element of circus in ordinary contexts, putting into focus identifiable characters with dramatic arts leading to their moments of physical exploits. "Traces" takes place in a make-shift shelter, an unknown catastrophe waiting outside the doors of tarp and gaffer tape. In the face of an impending disaster, seven individuals have determined that creation is the only antidote to destruction.

Combining traditional acrobatic forms with street elements such as skateboarding and basketball, mixed in with some theatre and contemporary dance, it surprises, awes, and delights at every turn-- poetic and explosive, humorous and thoughtful.

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      Traces - Les 7 doigts de la main @ Alexandre Galliez