As the only circus show programed in Midsumma’s 2018 festival line up, Spectrum promises to deliver big on spectacle, with it’s electric mix of skills and trickery. Beginning in a world devoid of colour, Spectrum explores the vast world of sexuality and gender, while making it’s way across the colour spectrum. Created by Uncovered Circus and performed by an eclectic group of talented performers, this is one performance certain to no leaving you wanting. The Melbourne Critique spoke with Director and performer David Coombs, about circus, queer dynamics and the world at large.
David, lets kick things off, how have you achieved bringing a queer dynamic into the realms of performance, and in particular circus?