Funded by the Arts Council of England
Commissioned by the Roundhouse
Devised by Talia Randla, Maddie McGowan and Silvia Mercuriali
Written by Talia Randal
Aerial coreography by Maddie McGowan
Directed by Silvia Mercuriali

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Circus performance meets spoken word in a beautiful, and surreal journey of a young woman looking for her very own interpretation of The Perfect Woman.

Performed by aerialist Maddie McGowan and writer Talia Randall, and directed by Silvia Mercuriali (il pixel rosso and rotozaza) Expectation is a 20 minute immersive performance in which the audience is called upon to look, judge, laugh and celebrate the different faces of femininity.

Join them as they build, push and squeeze The Perfect Woman until she falls flat on her face and disappear.

‘Expectation is about as immersive as circus gets without scaling the ropes yourself. Directed by the consistently re-inventive Silvia Mercuriali…A slick performance.’ The Upcoming ***