22-25 July 2021 Jodrell Bank Observatory

Urban Astronaut

Urban Astronaut provides a glimpse of a future that might be…where problems surrounding air pollution have grown to a crisis point, is there any way back? Combining stunning design and a unique travelling flying machine with simple storytelling and a moving dance performance, Urban Astronaut searches for asolution to the environmental disaster that is present in our near future. The answer is found in a simple encounter with a young girl who provides the one thing the astronaut has lost…hope.

Combining stunning design, unseen before aerial performance (using a unique travelling flying machine that suspends the performer 20ft in the air) with simple story telling and moving dance performance, Urban Astronaut travels through towns and cities searching for a solution to the environmental disaster that is present in our near future.

A bold new direction in physical theatre choreographed around a bespoke structure, intriguing, enchanting and thought-provoking, Highly Sprung once again take on a global issue with a narrative that makes it at once personal and motivating.

Suitable for all ages – A performance in two parts- static and promenade for towns, cities and parks and public space.

Saturday:

1) 14:00
2) 16:00
3) 18:30

Sunday:

1) 14:15
2) 17:00
3) 19:45

Days

2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=https://vimeo.