Back by Popular Demand !
A new work of contemporary Circus and Performance
Conceived & Choreographed by Keith Hennessy
Created in collaboration with Brett Womack, Emily Leap, Max,
Seth Eisen, and Sean Feit.
* Sol niger is Latin for black sun and refers metaphorically
to a solar eclipse.
niger is probably Hennessy's best work yet. Looking at the
devastation humankind has brought on itself, the work celebrates
and laments the glory and frailty of being alive."
Rita Felciano, SF Bay Guardian"
“A vibrant and theatrically daring
new work…Circo Zero’s Sol niger is charming, funny,
quirky, disturbing and frequently, to use an old-fashioned
Wade Simpson, culturevulture.net
SOL NIGER IN THE NEWS
niger's review <-- Rita Felciano for Dance View
Hennessy's vision <-- SFGate
winner <--SF Guardian
Circo Zero's Sol niger wins 2 Izzie Awards!
Sean Feit - Music
Emily Leap - Individual Performance
Sol niger was commissioned by Les Subsistances (Lyon, France),
Centre Chorégraphique National (Belfort, France) and
UC Davis Dept of Theatre and Dance, with additional support
from FUSED (French-US Exchange in Dance), Zellerbach Family
Fund, H & F Hewlett Foundation, SF Art Commission and