The calm before the storm, the deep breath before the plunge or more simply – before the shit hits the fan. Verge is an exploration into the tension, unease and the quiet discomfort before someone loses control.
Presented as part of a powerful contemporary dance microseason with Standing Bird Two.
From the twisted minds of Tim Watts (creator of Alvin Sputnik and Pollyanna), and Wyatt Nixon-Lloyd (Cleo Bachelor of the Year – short-listed), Bruce is a two-man, one-puppet show that’s a non-stop rollercoaster of action, adventure and low-fi nostalgia.
If you could take a medicine that would cure you, but ripped your insides out and made you look at all the dark spaces…would you drink it?
From the same jungles of Peru where Werner Herzog battled to haul a 320-ton boat up a 40 degree slope for his film Fitzcarraldo, a man recounts a series of nine gruelling ayahuasca ceremonies; two men in different times, each struggling with his own ‘heart of darkness.’