Review: Absolutely

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ABSOLUTELY is the story of how an awkward teenage boy becomes a performer for Cirque du Soleil.

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Allan Girod takes the audience on a real journey, drawing them in from the outset with a soothing voice and relatable childhood stories. The room was still throughout and he held everyone’s attention for the duration of his show with ease.

If you have ever enjoyed some time in front of an audience, this show will touch you immediately.

Girod explores the different reasons people get into theatre and performance and tries to understand his own motivation. He captures that feeling of magic that every performer experiences when they take to the stage for the first time.

He also speaks honestly about self doubt, and his strategies to overcome it, which is a constant struggle for any performer.

By the end of the piece, the audience are desperate to hear what happens next and afterwards Girod encouraged the audience to give suggestions of other shows to see.

A really lovely lunchtime show that anyone who performs, wants to perform or wants to understand performers should take time to see.

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