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KID_X

Bassline Circus/ MHZ in association with Feral Arts

Would you like to live an extra 200 years? How about as a megacorporation’s experiment – on the surface a supercool, enhanced super-human? Everything’s perfect, apart from those that control you.

Meet our guide to the multifaceted expectations of a future world - Kid_X (Malick Bright), the flex and krump dance prodigy, fitted with a prototype bionic heart, who falls for Gabriella (Amanda Attwood), the famous rooftop acrobat. His heart is corporate property and she's dedicated to her millions of followers.

Show Trailer

 

Would you like to live for an extra 200 years? Only catch is, you’re a mega corporation’s guinea pig - a super-cool technological enhanced super-human.
Meet our guide to the future, KID_X (Malick Bright aka AndroidX, the flex and krump dance prodigy), fitted with a Lazarus Industries prototype bionic heart, who falls for Gabriella (Amanda Attwood), the insta-famous rooftop acrobat. His heart is corporate property and she's dedicated to her millions of followers. Dr Lazarus is the trailblazing CEO who’s determined to cancel their young relationship. The alter-ego of dancehall electronica singing sensation, MC Eva Lazarus weaves in stunning live vocals set over an original score by legendary Scottish sound system Mungo’s Hifi.

Step into a girl-meet-droid love story for the future.

InPress

Reviews

The List ****
Slick and contemporary blend of music, circus and physical theatre
https://www.list.co.uk/article/108926-kid-x/

The Herald ****
https://www.heraldscotland.com/arts_ents/17680365.review-kidx-tramway-glasgow/

Supported by a Tramway Commission, Macrobert Arts Centre, Platform, NoFitState, Jackson's Lanes and Stratford Circus. Funded by Creative Scotland, PRS Foundation Open Fund, and Arts Council England.

Interviews

How childrens shows are growing up Fest Magazine
https://www.fest-mag.com/edinburgh/kids/chord-progression

BLOG Post Assembly
Dav discusses the journey of bringing the spirit of Bassline Circus’ large scale music festival productions to a theatre setting . https://www.assemblyfestival.com/blog/kidx-by-bassline-circus-mhz-in-association-with-feral

Bex Anson on Kid_X: 'We wanted to retain some of the energy levels that are specific to festival environments'
https://www.list.co.uk/article/108246-bex-anson-on-kid-x-we-wanted-to-retain-some-of-the-energy-levels-that-are-specific-to-festival-environments/

As part of the Made In Scotland Showcase 2019
www.madeinscotlandshowcase.com

Age Category: Recommended 8 and above
Strobe Lighting, Other Loud music
Dance Physical Theatre and Circus
Duration: 60 mins


Credits

AV/Set/LX design/Co director -Dav Bernard
Direction - Bex Anson
Lyricist/MC - Eva Lazarus
Music Production -Mungo Hifi
Dance artist - Android X
Hand Balancer- Amanda Attwood
Costume Design- Saehee Simmons
3D Animation-OnceWereFarmers/ Beeple
Dramaturg-Gavin Marshall
Choreographic Outside eye –Theo ‘Godson’ Oloyade
Company Mentor- Adrian Berry
Produced by Feral

Supported by Creative Scotland, Tramway, Macrobert Arts Centre, Platform, PRS Foundation Open Fund and Arts Council England

Residencies

Jacksons Lane / August 2017
Stratford Circus / September 2017
NoFitState & New Vic Theatre / March 2018
Platform/ May 2018
Macrobert / September + April 2018