3 performances

The Bartered Bride

The Bartered Bride was a Royal welsh College of Music and Drama production based on the Opera by Czech composer Bedřich Smetana. It was a final year student production of an Opera that is full of Circus. Splott State were invited to become the circus troupe and around 16 people of mixed ages worked to create the circus scenes for the Opera under the direction of Ali Williams (who also played and incidental part as the knife thrower) Skills including knife throwing, juggling, tightrope walking, stilts, acrobatics, trapeze and ended with a huge fire juggling routine. The show was performed for 5 nights in the Sherman Theatre.