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Duck Pond – Circa

AED 77.50

The world’s most romantic ballet, Swan Lake, reimagined as a family-friendly acrobatic spectacular
Duck Pond is Circa’s exuberant take on Swan Lake, mixing the enchantment of the ballet with the thrill of the circus, emboldened with humor, panache, and feathers. The piece is full of Circa’s signature physicality and shot through with cheeky humor, enchanting duets, and colorful surrealism. See a clumsy film crew, a sequined flipper-wearing duck army, a burlesque black swan with sumptuous aerials, and a dynamic cyr wheel. Touching, funny, and completely entertaining, Duck Pond is a tale of identity and finding your true self.

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Created by circus visionary Yaron Lifschitz (“the Caravaggio of contemporary circus”) with ten members of the globally renowned Circa ensemble, this will be one of Circa’s most ambitious works yet with haute couture costumes courtesy of Libby McDonnell, music by Jethro Woodward (with hints of Tchaikovsky) and lighting from Alexander Berlage. The thrilling physicality of Humans 2.0 and the playful comedy of Carnival of the Animals combine to make Duck Pond a must-see circus epic.

The performance is recommended for audiences “14“ years of age and older.

Event Policies, Terms, and Conditions

  • The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all patrons.
  • Entry to the NYUAD Campus is through either the East or West Parking or the Welcome Center.
  • Patrons will be required to present a valid ticket to an event at The Arts Center upon entry to the campus.
  • As per current Department of Culture and Tourism guidelines a Green Al Hosn is NO LONGER needed to attend public events in Abu Dhabi.
  • The wearing of face masks is NO LONGER required in most indoor public places, including campus buildings.
  • For access and wheelchair bookings please email nyuad.boxoffice@nyu.edu
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