Thomas Monckton/Circo Aereo (New Zealand/Finland), The Artist

Thomas Monckton/Circo Aereo (New Zealand/Finland), The Artist


London Premiere

Thu 24 - Sun 27 Jan

Thu-Sat at 7.45pm; Sat & Sun at 3pm

Runs:60 mins / no interval 

Age Guidance: 7+Tickets: £18 (Limited concessions available. Transaction fees apply) 

Box Office: 020 3879 9555

After-show discussion: Sat 26 Jan after the 3pm Matinee 


An artist arrives in his paint-spattered studio ready to create a new work. He waits for inspiration. When it finally comes, things don’t proceed quite as he would wish. For this artist, every task is filled with challenges, until chaos is unavoidable. The Artist follows Thom Monckton’s previous collaboration with Circo Aereo, The Pianist (LIMF2015), which has proved a smash hit with some 300 performances around the world. New Zealand-born Monckton trained in circus in Christchurch and at the Lecoq School in Paris, before moving to Helsinki where he now lives. He is co-founder and current artistic director of Kallo Collective, whose Only Bones featured at LIMF2017, and one of today’s most accomplished and inventive physical comedians.Like The Pianist, this new show is co-designed by circus artist, choreographer and director of Circo Aereo, Sanna Silvennoinen.

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Time & Date

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 07:45 PM - Sunday, 27 January 2019, 08:45 PM


Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

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£18 (Limited concessions available. Transaction fees apply)