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Výš / Higher

The production Výš (Higher) takes us into a world that looks like ours only on the surface: two performers versus one strange object with rungs and stringers. They want to get to the top, but the outcome is uncertain: they chase after the vague possibility that it will be better up there, their movements more relaxed and their minds freer. But gravity is a selfish force that transforms their every step. And it’s not their only obstacle. They must also overcome the mad impetuousness with which they try to reach their goal: if you’re going to reach higher, then at least by the most convoluted route possible!

Concept, performers: Florent Golfier, Lukáš Karásek
Dramaturgical support: Marek Menšík
Stage design: Marie Gourdain
Lighting design: Zuzana Režná
Music: Matouš Hejl
Creation of props: Jakub Ryvola
Acrobatic assistance: Stephanie N'Duhirahe
Producers: Andrea Švandová, Soňa Alexová, Simona Vičarová
Special thanks: Pierre Nadaud
Thanks to: Eliška Brtnická, Prokop Vondruška, Dominique Rebaud, Petra Kateřina Bučková
Supported by: Motus, producers of the Alfred ve dvoře Theatre, Czech Ministry of Culture, City of Brno, Nadace Život umělce, Divadlo na cucky / DW7, Industra, SE.S.TA., Cirqueon