Black Shapes are the dark counterparts of the legendary White Wings. They are powerful black figures on stilts with black-silver wings of an impressive span width. Depending on the situation these wings can be omitted or replaced with other accessories.
The stunning and elaborate make-up adds the final touch to the act. Black Shapes are available on stilts of 1m or even 1.50m.
TYPE OF ACT
The act Black Shapes can be performed in several forms:
Short stage act of approx. 5 minutes
This short, but impressive act is very suitable for a spectacular opening or finale of a festival or event!
At least 3 Black Shapes perform a magical dance on music (live or on tape).
A mobile act consists of at least 3 Black Shapes and 2 musicians.
The act can be expanded to a big parade of 5 Black Shapes and several other characters and/or objects can be added (see parade).
A full-size parade exists of 5 Black Shapes and at least 3 musicians. The act can be expanded to a maximum of 6 musicians and several other characters. Objects can also be added.
A combination of a stage act and mobile act, or parade is possible!
- There is a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 Black Shapes.
- The mobile act and grand parade are accompanied by 2 to 6 musicians. The musicians use Acoustic Drums or specially designed Electronic Drums; with these instruments they create a combination of atmospheric soundscapes, rhythmic percussion and magnetizing music.
- By night a fire player with hand flares can be added. The hand flares create a magical lighting for the spectacle.
- Counterparts of the Black Shapes are the beautiful White Wings. The contrast of black and white creates a thrilling clash of forces.
Several other characters and objects can be added to the mobile act and parade, e.g.:
- Characters: Silver,futuristic beings
- Big Wheel: A huge, metal mobile object.Servants of the gods: Dark characters from the performance Malaya.
- Saurus: Amazingly life-like dinosaurs.
- Rebel: Rebellious vehicles.
- Prehistoric birds: Terrifying!
- Black Flags: Simple, but effective.
- Extra mobile objects: Close-Act has several metal mobile objects.