As climate change awareness reaches an all-time fever pitch, with the likes of Greta Thunberg calling on humanity to save the planet, while business booms for the Australian coal mining industry, Circus Oz’s Aurora could not be more perfectly timed.
Being both participant and audience forces a level of engagement that is physical and immediate, enjoyable and challenging. However it does feel that the nature of the "theatre of performance" is more important than the content of its message.
Producer and Director Karen Jemison has assembled an incredibly present, intelligent and enthusiastic young cast who burst onto stage with momentum and energy and rise together seamlessly to create strong and impressive ensemble work.
Theology is a sensitive topic, it can both bring people together and completely polarise them.