Close-Act Theatre makes street-theatre spectacles for festivals and events. With stilts, mobile objects and beautiful costumes we create an imaginary world for you to enjoy. Le théâtre Close-Act crée des spectacles de théâtre de rue pour les festivals et les événements. Avec des échasses, des objets mobiles et de beaux costumes, nous créons un monde imaginaire dont vous pourrez profiter. Close-Act Theatre hace espectáculos de teatro callejero para festivales y eventos. Con zancos, objetos móviles y hermosos trajes, creamos un mundo imaginario para que disfrutes.

Black Shapes

Black shapes

THEIR ATTRACTION IS IRRESISTIBLE BUT THEIR BEAUTY TREACHEROUS
Close-Act Theatre makes street-theatre spectacles for festivals and events. With stilts, mobile objects and beautiful costumes we create an imaginary world for you to enjoy. Le théâtre Close-Act crée des spectacles de théâtre de rue pour les festivals et les événements. Avec des échasses, des objets mobiles et de beaux costumes, nous créons un monde imaginaire dont vous pourrez profiter. Close-Act Theatre hace espectáculos de teatro callejero para festivales y eventos. Con zancos, objetos móviles y hermosos trajes, creamos un mundo imaginario para que disfrutes.

The dark side

Black Shapes appear in a magical parade. Their attraction is irresistible but their beauty treacherous. These devious seducers find your weakness and summon the dark side, which hides in us all.

INFORMATION

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).

 

Mobile act

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).

 

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! 

EXTRA

  • 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.

If you like more information about this Act, please contact us

Or take a look at our PLAYLIST with an overview of our acts this year.