The Point set to premier new show ‘Anima’

Joli Vyann are a performance company that present an innovative fusion of circus, dance and theatre – blurring the boundaries of dance and circus skills. Their brand new performance Anima, Latin for breath, life and soul explores the simple act of breathing in all its forms and how it connects us all.

Joli Vyann acclaimed circus / dance company will premiere ANIMA at The Point, Eastleigh tomorrow on 16 MAY 7.30 PM. 

Ex-stuntman Jan Patzke and ex-gymnast Olivia Quayle are Joli Vyann. They have created ANIMA in collaboration with multi-instrumentalist, Nao Masuda. Joli Vyann, a dynamic duo use exciting hand-to-hand dance and acrobatics to explore how breath affects our emotions, our physicality and our very being. The performers push themselves to the limits of their physicality where breath is shared, breath is stolen and breath is forced.

Anima is Latin for breath, life and soul. Joli Vyann’s new show explores the simple act of breathing in all its forms and how it connects us all.

How does breath affect our emotions? Our physicality? Our very being? The performers push themselves to the limits of their physicality where breath is shared, breath is stolen and breath is forced.

Using Joli Vyann’s unique blend of dance and acrobatics, Anima is about the delicate connection between two people breathing through an emotional roller coaster. Anima features a live musician, using dance, circus, voice and wind instruments, allowing breath to literally become the soundscape for the performance.

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