José Triguero and Gemma Palomar | Battersea Circus Garden

Cul de Sac


An absurd and comic duet of circus, Cul de Sac is a series of vignettes portraying the sometimes gentle, sometimes brutal nature of human relationships.

Featuring world-class juggling, dance, acrobatics and Chinese pole, performers Gemma Palomar and José Triguero take us through a cycle of love, irritation, pain, euphoria, caress and carelessness as they journey beyond the stereotypical male-female relationship.

Combining astonishing physicality with evocative imagery. Cul de Sac is once troubling and touching, light and dark.

Circus for grown ups.

‘The skilled performers have personality.’-Donald Hutera, The Times

‘A tango, of sorts, between Chinese pole star Gemma Palomar and the smoothest of jugglers José Triguero It was funny, it was dark, and, at points, it was gratifyingly absurd.’-Lucy Loves Circus

Both performers are graduates of the National Centre for Circus Arts; José tours and performs with the renowned Gandini Jugglinge, Gemma is currently doing a MA in Circus at DOCH Stockholm.

The Big Top: 6 May, 8.00pm — 8.45pm
The Big Top
Shillington Park
169 Este Road
SW11 2TT


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