Somnambules goes on a mini European tour:

Residency at Kolbhalle, Cologne, Germany 7th-15th Nov
Performances on the 13th & 14th November at 7.30pm Venue info

16th November
Crossroad festival Antwerpen, Belgium. 8.30pm More info

11th December
Lauro Rossi Theatre, Macherata, Italy

14th December
Day Off festival, Cinema Teatro Lux, Pisa, Italy. 10pm

Somnambules & the 7 Deadly Sins @ Edinburgh Fringe 2013

Press Somnambules Edinburgh:

‘There are moments of quit exquisite staging, where the underlying theme of mankind sleepwalking into the destruction of the planet - showcase not just the duo’s imaginative vision but their command of physical theatre styles.’ The Herald.

'Visceral and beautiful, powerful and tender, this is a show that makes an impact'
4/5 stars - a Younger Theatre.

'Stunning visuals… bold and compelling' **** – Broadway Baby

'visually captivating… stand out for their originality' – The List 

'so confidently bold and beautiful that this show is a treat.' – Fringe Review Recommended Show

'The visual imagery of this piece is rich and deep. The physical performances are stunning' – Total Theatre

'An impressive, disturbing and beautiful performance' – Three Weeks

'a pretty wild show ... with some epic moments' – Lyn Gardner list of what to see in Edinburgh, The Guardian

'5 stars. Firmly in the Derevo stable, this show is wondrous and joyously playful, yet resounds with the greed and horror of human existence. Enjoy!' – Audience review (

Top 5 Russian related shows to see in Edinburgh. – Russian Art+Culture

Shortlisted for the Sustainability production award

Welcome to the experiment.
Who's next?

Internationally renowned multiple award-winning performers Tanya Khabarova (Derevo) and Yael Karavan (Karavan Ensemble) invite you on an epic voyage into the mysteries of what we are made of. Travelling between past, present and future, this enigmatic performance transports us through archetypes, icons and life’s polarities.
Step into the laboratory for a journey of astonishing imagery, a spectacular feast for the eyes and mind.

Somnambules builds upon the long standing artistic relationship between Karavan and Khabarova. They have been collaborating for over a decade, most notably in the work of eminent physical theatre company Derevo.

‘Beautiful, extraordinary – a match made in heaven…an intoxicating play between two magnetic performers'. Total Theatre
‘a dynamic performance that blew everyone away.’ Latest 7 ****

Music: Calum Bowen | Light: Mike Bignell and Kristina Hjelm | Costume: Tanya Khabarova and A22 – Anat Zafrir | Photo: Mike Bignell | Graphic design: Studio Sara Popowa

2nd-25th of August (excluding Mondays) 9.30pm
Summerhall – Main hall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL

>>>Ticket sales are open
From Fringe website
or Summerhall website

Photo credits: Daniela Capello, Andy Towers, Mike Bignell