Zapatos en el aire

A metaphor for love

Zapatos en el aire

A visual poem about heaven and earth

Zapatos en el aire

The incredible story of a cobbler and a trapeze artist

Zapatos en el aire

A tale for all ages

Zapatos en el aire

When there’s so much emotion that words aren’t necessary

Zapatos en el aire

They may be incompatible but they complement each other

Zapatos en el aire

If you come up a bit, I’ll come down a little

Zapatos en el aire

To dream with both feet on the ground

Synopsis

Nothing is impossible for two lovers even though they live in parallel worlds. She is a dreamer who fears her feet touching the ground while he is a stubborn cobbler who never looks upwards. The lovers will have to use dance and circus to bring together the earth and the heavens fi they ever wiosh to creat their own world.

Zapatos en el Aire is a circus metaphor about love and how to overcome the incompatibilities that we all have. A visual poem on heaven and earth.

Artistic data

Duration: 55 minutes
Genre: circus theatre
Audience: all ages
Original Story: Antoni Castelló
Directors: Xa! Teatre
Director’s Assistant: Joan Raga
Adaptation: Xa! Teatre
Producers: Xa! Teatre
Costumes: Sara Recatalá
Performers: Alba Blanco and Xavi Castelló

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