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Fuerza Bruta headlines 12th Singapore Night Festival

Renowned Argentinean troupe Fuerza Bruta will headline the 12th edition of the Singapore Night Festival. For three nights only, Fuerza Bruta invites everyone to step into their uninhibited and unforgettable world with a theatrical immersion that promises to flood the senses.

Festival director Angelita Teo said, “Over the years, the Singapore Night Festival has established itself as the region’s key platform for local and international artists to come together, create, collaborate and present an amazing experience for our festival-goers. Fuerza Bruta is no stranger to Singapore and their performance this year will be a homecoming of sorts seven years after they first took the festival by storm. We are delighted to have them back with us this year, and look forward to yet another riveting, never-before-seen performance.”

Fuerza Bruta, which means “brute force” in Spanish, presented three acts in the 2012 edition of Singapore Night Festival. The troupe charmed festival-goers with dancers performing in a suspended translucent pool, acrobats challenging gravity against a massive foil curtain, and a celebratory aerial performance which rained confetti onto a rousing street audience.

The ticketed Singapore show invites festival-goers to step into new dimensions as Fuerza Bruta takes their arena experience outdoors from August 29 to 31, 2019. The show opens with brave performers tumbling through secret openings from a giant bubble towards audiences, gliding across a bouncy sheet above audiences, and swimming through a giant air tunnel to get up-close-and-personal with the audience. The energy of this segment is amplified with a backdrop of laser projections and specially composed music. 

In the second act, aerial artists take to the skies and everyone in the audience is given a front-row experience to the dynamic performance. In the style of immersive theatre, Fuerza Bruta encourages audiences to respond spontaneously, be it interacting directly with the bulbous set, reaching up to high-five performers, or even breaking out into mass dancing to the groovy music. Expect a 360-degree sensory theatre party complete with thumping percussion beats, mind-blowing lighting visual effects and confetti where festival-goers can immerse themselves in the experience and find out what it means to be brutally happy.

The Fuerza Bruta performance will take place at Cathay Green from 29 to 31 August 2019, with three shows per night at 8:30 pm, 9:45 pm and 11:00 pm. Tickets cost $15 and early bird tickets are available via SISTIC at $12 from today until July 19.

The full programme line-up for Singapore Night Festival 2019 will be announced soon. For more information, please visit nightfestival.sg.

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