Photo by Studio Breed

The streets are grey, the future uncertain. You’re locked in by concrete slabs and brick walls. But if you jump high enough you’ll reach the roof, where you can feel the sun and see the sky. This show is based on the French film ‘Yamakasi’ from 2001, in which a group of youngsters practise urban sport to escape the constricting atmosphere of their depressing neighbourhood. The result is an exciting display of freerunning, breakdance and martial arts. But this is not their main aim: they actually plan to steal from the rich to fund heart surgery for a local boy….

> 17 March, Stadsschouwburg Utrecht