This years Italian Night THE ROBES OF ST. ANNE was a super dynamic performance on stilts that moved the audience across the site from the Visitors Center to the Ceramics Apse, to the Pool and ended up with a ‘tour de force’ in the Colly Soleri Amphitheater.

[photo by Erin O’Loughlin]

Created in 2014, The Robes of St-Anne is a co-production of

ST. ANNE

[photo by Sue Kirsch]

The show gathered originally 30 Stilt walkers from the United States, New Brunswick and Montréal to created a In situ Performance inspired by Acadian and Mik’Maq legends.

[photo by Sue Kirsch]

The Robes of St-Anne was adapted for the Arcosanti space for the Festival Fuse 2016.

[photo by Sue Kirsch]

The Robes of St-Anne : A nostalgic fisherman, the gossiping ”villageoises” and the flamboyant shooting stars tell the story of how the great St-Anne brought back hope to a hungry village…

[photo by Erin O’Loughlin]

Inspired from legends of the Mi’kmaq Natives, The Robes of St-Anne stretches out from the mountain to the sea.

An itinerant and interactive show uniting stilt acrobatics, dance and physical theatre.

[photo by Erin O’Loughlin]

We will post additional photos of this performance on Friday, September 23. 2016.

September 10–24, 2016
Global Stilt Congress is an annual gathering hosted by The Carpetbag Brigade at Arcosanti. It serves as an arena for stilt-oriented performers and practitioners to come together, exchange skills, develop craft, and strengthen our stilt community and network.

During Global Stilt Congress invited teachers and directors share their techniques, compositional strategies and life experiences through classes, lectures, and a culminating site specific performance project.

Global Stilt Congress is two weeks in length. The 1st week focuses on sharing techniques and the 2nd week focuses on a creative process resulting in a site-responsive performance at Arcosanti.

[photo by Sue Kirsch]

 

September 24(Sat) – FUSE FESTIVAL
Festival Uniting Spectacle + Ensemble. The FUSE Festival encompasses the public performance events of the Global Stilt Congress. On two of the GSC weekends performances will be presented to the general public.

>>> More details about the FUSE Festival are available at Global Stilt Congress 2016 website.

[photo by Sue Kirsch]

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