The Arrival R&D showcase at Circus Space, 2011
Photo: Barry Lewis

The Arrival - Development


Alchemy Festival, Southbank Centre, 20 – 22 April 2012: 

An extract of the show was rehearsed in situ and performed over the weekend.
Director and Choreography: Kristine Landon-Smith
Choreography: Freddie Opoku-addaie
Advisor for Circus: Glen Stewart
Circus artists: Antoni Ambroziewicz, Augusts Dakteris, Giselle Edwards, Sam Hague, Antonio Harris, Nektarios Papadopoulos, Ana Perez de Manuel
Actors: Charlie Folorunsho, Shalini Peiris, Tuyen Do, Anna Ngyuen, .
Designer: Adam Wiltshire  |  Composer: Felix Cross    
Sound Designer: Mike Furness  |  Contributing Sound Artist: Rita Ray

Student performances at Circus Space, 6 - 9 July 2011:
These student shows formed part of the ongoing research and development of a full production and was an opportunity for Kristine and her creative team to explore the wealth of possibilities in combining circus arts, theatre, narrative and text, working with second year circus arts students. 
Click here to see the highlights video ›
Read the blogs from our TDA observers here.
Click here for a rehearsal video›

Student showcase 2011 team:
Circus artists: Antek Ambroziewicz, Kat Barrass, Gemma Creasey, Augusts Dakteris, Gareth Eardley, Douglas Edwards, Jonathan Finch, Billy George, Antonio Harris, Holly Johnstone, Judith Leonardon, Niamh O’Reilly, Kate Parry, Ana Pérez De Manuel, Ellen Richardson-Hill, Estelle Roux, Marcos Tajadura, Lisa Van Eeden.
Actors: Okezie Morro, Shalini Peiris

Designer: Adam Wiltshire   |   Composer: Felix Cross     
Sound Designer: Mike Furness   |   Sound Artist: Rita Ray  
Projection Designer: Barry Lewis   |   Lighting Designer: Andy Purves
Image Consultant: Gerry Pilgrim   |   Photography: Barry Lewis 
Costume Supervisors: Sonia Booth, Abigail Kennedy
Director in Residence: Catrin Osbourne   |   Production Manager: Jon Dix


Artist Commissions 2010-2011

Two artists were commissioned, supported by London Councils, to create standalone pieces which add layers of material and interpretation to the show in development. Click here to view the video and audio piecese ›


In May 2010, the creative team and circus graduates came together at Circus Space for a second week-long workshop. Gallery ›

Circus Training

In July 2010, Tamasha collaborated with Nitro, Upswing and Circus Space to run a two-week course for BAME performers wanting to try their hand at circus and aerial work. More ›