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Insomniac's Fable 5 (c) Ville Saarikoski

Sun 13 October

Insomniac's Fable

‘In your dreams whatever they be, dream a little dream of me.’

Insomniac’s Fable is a contemporary circus and dance piece featuring world class performers that chronicles a protagonist’s pursuit of idealised love. But as with all dreams, things can take a surreal turn at any moment…

Performed by Sakari Männistö, one of the world’s most original jugglers and classical ballet dancer Erin O’Toole, Insomniac’s Fable is a delicate love story with a Hitchockian glint in its

eye. Artist Angela Annesley’s eerily evocative images envelop the stage, and former Royal Ballet artist Ludovic Ondiviela’s dance choreography marries ballet’s well-established tradition of storytelling with contemporary circus.

Directed by Emma Lister, Insomniac’s Fable premiered in Cirko, Helsinki in 2018 and has since toured the UK and Finlan