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A Couple of Humans

Words: Caitlin Finnerty

Get ready to step into the captivating world of A Couple of Humans, a blend of physical theatre and dance about human connections. This performance dives deep into the tangles of relationships, asking those big questions about who we are as individuals and as a society.

The two dancers, part of the group From Start to Finnish, immediately pull you in with their close connection. Enhanced by costume choices, lighting, shadows, projections, and live video streaming, the performance conjures an eerie yet captivating atmosphere.

Backed by haunting music and sound effects, the dancers exude an air of naivety, as if they are extra-terrestrial beings navigating human bodies for the first time. The mundane rhythm of existence is seamlessly interwoven into the narrative, underscoring the nuances of our day-to-day lives. Though occasionally unsettling, A Couple of Humans skilfully offers an immersive journey that transcends the boundaries of a conventional show. It’s exploration into the twists and turns of life leaves a lasting impact.

A Couple of Humans
Summerhall, Main Hall
13, 15-20 Aug


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