The “Horror House Project” trilogy presents the circus artist’s view of life and the matter from which life is woven. Existential fringe, politics, desires and dreams are some of the topics he deals with with the intention of drawing the viewer into contemporary circus everyday life.
The first part — “Salto Mortale” presents the author’s personal view of the art of the circus, as the struggle of man and gravity, sleep and reality, the projection of the mind and bodily limitations, the impossible and possible. “Salto Mortale” tries to conjure up a series of situations from which, through collage text formats, audio-video effects and vertical choreography, the marginal situations of circus artists’ work are shown. Through the five stations of this journey, the authors tell some of their own, some of others and some imaginary stories. They place each story in space and tie it to a prop close to the artist who is the story; mobile home, chest, wall, curtain, rope …
“Salto Mortale” had its premiere in Zagreb, through 6 consecutive performances in March 2020. In 5 residency days in Split, in a secret location, the authors / performers are adapting the performance for the exterior in which they will perform it for the Split audience.
The play will be performed six times, on July 29 and 30, 2020 at 9:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m., and 11:00 p.m.
Each of the performances of the play “Horror House Project” is performed in front of 5 spectators who, together with the performers, go through all the steps of this play.
Given the joint stay in a smaller performance area, and in accordance with epidemiological measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 disease, the group can only consist of people who normally socialize, live or work together — family, friends, colleagues, … Please to follow this rule and act responsibly.
The price of a group ticket is HRK 250.00.
Date and date reservation form for groups.
In addition to the groups “Five friends in the circus” :), each of the performances can be watched by 20 people (acquaintances / strangers) who have the usual role of “silent” spectators in the audience.
The ticket price is 30.00 kn.
Booking form for these places, dates and dates.
Reservations are required, and tickets are paid at the entrance to the location.
After booking an appointment, you will receive instructions on the location of the performance by e‑mail!
Horror House Project was supported by: Kultura nova Foundation, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, Office for Culture of the City of Zagreb, Pogon — Zagreb Center for Independent Culture and Youth through the program Pogonator — incubator of contemporary dance and theater 2020.
The performance in Split is realized with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic and the City of Split. The work of the ROOM 100 collective was supported by the Kultura nova Foundation.