Cover Me - an original show by Tanya Burka and Sidonie Adamson

 

Commissioned by CircusFest Vancouver and performed at The Cultch

Show duration: 25 minutes

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Cover Me
Cover Me

'Cover Me" is an original show by Tanya Burka and Sidonie Adamson. It was first created and performed for CircusFest Vancouver in November 2014.

Don't Startle the Clown
Don't Startle the Clown

'Cover Me' is a juxtaposition of opposing personalities who nonetheless are both searching for happiness in Vancouver.

Burlesque Begins
Burlesque Begins

When the clown is stuck onstage with burlesque music playing, she simple has to seize the moment and try to entertain the audience.

Comedy Burlesque
Comedy Burlesque

Under pressure, the clown delivers a hilarious performance that sees her rubber gloves, pantaloons, socks, and even her clown nose go flying.

Yoga Unicycle
Yoga Unicycle

Sidonie's tongue-in-cheek depiction of yoga on a unicycle as 'the latest fitness trend' is spot on.

Unicycle
Unicycle

As Sidonie tries to connect with the audience, her performance becomes more and more heartfelt.

The Raincloud Appears
The Raincloud Appears

The Raincloud is the fulcrum that brings the two characters together. Changeable and dynamic, it mimics the unique weather of Vancouver.

Creative Tangle
Creative Tangle

The multi-corde apparatus of the Raincloud was built by Tanya, as well as the scultural cloud atop it.

Duo Raincloud
Duo Raincloud

As Tanya and Sidonie's characters come together, they create unique and beautiful shapes within the cloud.

Raincloud
Raincloud

The innovative positions and sequences on the raincloud are a testament to what can be created with trust and a willingness to explore new territory.

Beauty in Motion
Beauty in Motion

The graphic shapes and lines of the shapes the performers create with the apparatus create a moving story.

Heads in the Clouds
Heads in the Clouds

Poignant but very light-hearted, Cover Me is a show about the power of taking risks and asking others in your life to back you up.