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Gravity & Other Myths

Circus, Young audiences Circus, Young audiences, With the kids

Gravity & Other Myths


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Espace Chapiteaux

starting from 10€

duration 1h10

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  • Full rate 26€
  • Subscribers and Villette card 15€
  • Young Subscribers 10€
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A high-octane celebration of physical virtuosity, Backbone tests the limits of force: emotional, physical, individual and collective.

Staged with a deceptively Do-It-Yourself aesthetic and dispensing of distraction and trickery, this is circus that goes for the jugular and leaves no one unmoved. Backbone is a festival of human connection! Exploring the meaning of strength, its athletic appeal is run through with a conceptual brilliance that raises it to a new level. Sexy but honest, raw yet utterly disciplined, Backbone is the proof you can't achieve the impossible without spending a little sweat.

Practical information


Espace Chapiteaux

From Dec 6th to 29th 2019
Wed → Sat: 8pm (except 11th & 25th)
Sun: 4pm

Wed 11th: 2.30pm
Wed 25th: 4pm 
Sat 21st & 28th: 3.30pm & 8pm
Rest on Monday and Tuesday



Getting here

Porte de la Villette

Porte de la Villette - Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie/ Ella Fitzgerald

139, 150, 152 : Porte de la Villette

Parking Nord "Cité des Sciences"
PRM call 01 40 03 75 75

Production credits

Visual Gravity and Other Myths © Rob Maccoll

Park map


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