As Eric Varelas and Amelie Demay prolong the
slower tempos of the tango to the breaking point, the tension rises, drawing the
audience closer and closer into the circle of magnetic attraction that connects
the two young performers.
Theirs is a world of passion, of perfect yet unspoken communication, of two
bodies and mind moving, feeling and thinking as one. Yet their style is anything
but pretentious, and their execution is imbued with a dual sense of self-assured
elegance and total vulnerability that gives true meaning to the words "Grace and
When we watch these two performers barely out of their teens we are not just
beholding a brilliant display of acrobatic skill. Eric and Amelie actually reveal
themselves through their medium-and judging by audience reactions everywhere the s
pectators definitely get the message.
Performed by Amélie Demay and Eric Varelas, two veteran Cirque performers.