Stefano Di Renzo
Hold On is a show where gravity, counterweight and centrifugal force are tested to new limits.
About Hold On
Witness a wordless performance of delightful virtuosity where buckets whirl around, cups and balls fly through the air and planks become catapults. All culminating with the charming character holding himself afloat in the air just by the strength of his grip whilst he is precariously balancing on top of the rope he is holding on to.
He holds himself up, if he lets go he will fall…
About Stefano Di Renzo
Stefano Di Renzo is a circus theatre artist working towards a dynamic fusion between circus and physical language, examining potential meanings and stories through equilibristic, object manipulation and corporal movement. Stefano trained at Municipal School of Circus Alcorcón in Madrid and at Circus Space in London. His first solo show On My Way premiered at Festival Mirabilia (Italy) in 2012 and has been touring ever since. Hold On is his second solo show and will tour festivals in Europe from 2015. Alongside his own work, Stefano has worked with Ockham’s Razor, Theatre Rites, Company F.Z., The Generating Company and Compañia LA.
Devised and performed by Stefano Di Renzo
with direction from Tina Koch, Flick Ferdinando and Rob Tannion
Music by Gabriele Pierro
Costume by Tina Bicat
Images credit: Silvia Cruz
Funding, commissioning and partner credits:
Commissioned by Without Walls and Circulate project
Supported by Espace Catastrophe // Centre International de Création des Arts du Cirque, Watermans Arts Centre, Lab:time and Up & Out