Cristiana Casadio & Stefan Sing / Italy & Germany

Complex, sensuous, and irreverently imaginative, Tangram redraws the boundaries of dance, new circus, and physical theatre. Where pointe shoes once remained at the ballet barre and juggling balls were once contained within the circus ring, they now run wild across the stage. Stefan Sing and Cristiana Casadio breathe new life into their art forms as they come together to tell a story of love, scorn and, above all, power. Whether she is hanging from her partner’s fingertips like a marionette or he is shielding himself from balls landing upon him like missiles, the pair embody both passion and fury at once. Tangram questions what it is to surrender to love and asks us, who is in control?

“Exciting visual spectacle…Stefan Sing and Cristiana Casadio have created a piece that absolutely opens the door to its audience, using juggling and dance in perfect harmony to take us through the trials and tribulations of love. Sing’s background in circus complements Casadio’s in ballet which makes for a fast pace and exciting visual spectacle.” – BroadwayBaby.com

Tangram is full of grace, humor, stunning partnering, clever inventiveness and multi-layered meaning.” –Herald-Tribune, Sarasota FL

Duration: 60 Minutes. All ages.

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Recent Engagements:
Baltoppen Live, Ballerup, Denmark
Chameleon, Berlin, Germany
Ringling International Arts Festival, Sarasota FL
Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville AR
Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham England
Teatro Astra, Turin Italy
Extra Varieté, Darmstadt Germany
Festival of New Juggling, Tel Aviv Israel
Winterträume, Kulturhaus Osterfeld, Pforzheim Germany
La Nuit des Troubadours, Paris France
Regensburger Kulturtage, Regensburg Germany
Gala European Juggling Convention, Joensuu Finland
GOP – Varieté, Essen Germany
Teatro all’Aperto di V. Spada, Brisighella Italy
EJA 2011, Circus Krone, Munich Germany
Festival Rencontres des Jonglages, Paris France
Theaterforum Kreuzberg, Berlin Germany
Gala Berlin Juggling-Convention, Berlin Germany
5-3-1 festival, Helsinki Finland
Radial – System, Berlin Germany
Zaltimbanq, Luxemburg Luxemburg
Festival du nouveau cirque, Nantes France
Festival of Contemporary Juggling, Yamaguchi & Tokyo Japan