Reclaimed Pianos

“Thanks for making this top class act available to the Whyalla and surrounding communities and for the opportunity to share it with my family.”

Audience member, Australia

Stunning, graceful and evocative, Reclaimed Pianos is an intimate new creation by internationally renowned company Circa that taps into the piano’s magical ability to transport us through time and to other places. As notes reverberate, they echo our memories of times before, places travelled and worlds to be discovered. From classical recitals to family sing-alongs: pianos have stories to tell.

In this beautiful new work, the incredible physicality of Circa’s acrobats will breathe fresh life to music layered with a soundscape of local voices. In the centre of this chamber of circus is a guest appearance by a piano sourced from the community – a gem of hidden history and dreams.



World premiere Bordertown, Australia 2016
Duration 65 minutes


Created by Yaron Lifschitz, Libby McDonnell and the Circa Ensemble
Commissioned by Country Arts SA and Mandurah Performing Arts Centre

Director Yaron Lifschitz
Associate Director/Costume Design Libby McDonnell
Technical Director Jason Organ
Composer/Pianist/Sound Designer Daryl Wallis

International Representation
Allen Moon / David Lieberman Artists’ Representatives USA, Canada, Central & South America
Antonin Coutouly / Book Your Show France
Danielle Kellie / Circa Australia & New Zealand
Shaun Comerford / Circa Commercial Projects
Wolfgang Hoffmann / Aurora Nova Worldwide booking & coordination
Yaron Lifschitz / Circa New creations & big dreams

Circa acknowledges the assistance of the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body and the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.

Tour Dates

Past Dates

Date City Venue
19th April 2018 Port Pirie, Australia Northern Festival Centre
21st April 2018 Burra, Australia Burra Town Hall
26th - 27th October 2018 Albany, Australia Perth Theatre Trust
31st October 2018 Waroona, Australia Waroona Town Hall
2nd November 2018 Pinjarra, Australia Pinjarra Civic Centre
3rd November 2018 Mandurah, Australia Mandurah Senior Centre
7th November 2018 Beverly, Australia Beverley, Australia
9th November 2018 Geraldton, Australia Queens Park Theatre

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