Invasion by Close-Act (NL)

  • 26 Aug & 27 Aug
  • 9.45pm – 10.15pm; 11.30pm – 12am
  • National Museum of Singapore, Front Lawn
  • Free Admission

Invasion is an unforgettable, moving street spectacle that immerses the audience in a magical atmosphere. A mythical world comes alive with large animals roving among the public and a prehistoric bird flying overhead. Chaos ensues when magical creatures flock in. Will you run or will you follow?

About Close-Act

Close-Act is a street theatre company that combines different performing arts disciplines – such as dance, music and circus – with stunning visual representations, creating performances that are especially suitable for urban public areas. Besides physically trained performers in multiple theatre aspects, the spectacles of Close-Act feature impressive mobile objects and extraordinary air machinery. The stunning performances have a narrative character and are best described as magical and hypnotic. This is conveyed by the representation of quasi-mythical characters, somewhat recognisable by their archetypal appearance and colourful costumes. The style of play is interactive and full of surprises – performers on stilts move among an audience immersed in the performance. Close-Act performances are sensory experiences that are accessible and appropriate for an international audience.

Close-Act was established in 1991 and is based in a monumental premise in Tilburg (south of Holland).


Performance Advisory

Strobe lighting will be used during this performance. It may not be suitable for visitors with photosensitive epilepsy. Visitor discretion is advised.

This performance requires the participation of the audience and performers who will be moving throughout the performance space. For the safety of the audience and performers, tripods and strollers are not allowed in the main performance area.

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