International Theatrical Merchants
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GAAP agency offers diversified management of artistic properties and international theatrical booking services since 1998.
GAAP Bookings, a pioneering international theatrical merchant specialised in non verbal and highly spectacular attractions from intimate to epic scale - bridging the gaap between geographical and cultural boundaries by providing high quality profitable live entertainment to the leading Promoters and Art Centres of the world.
SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW - A small show of Epic Proportions
Slava’s Snowshow - Slava Polunin, Russian Master Clown legend, creator of the world’s most inspired and inspiring family spectacle. A universal and timeless classic of clowning theatre recipient to more than 20 international awards amongst which an Olivier award for Best Entertainment, a Drama Desk award and a Tony nomination.
More than 25 years on the road and celebrated over 7 million times by ecstatic audiences, well above 7000 times in dozens of countries and hundreds of cities reaping multiple return seasons often more than 10 times per city. An average of 400 + shows and up to 60 weeks of touring per year - somehow more than one show per day, every day, every where.
Up to 15 people on tour - Audience capacity of up to 1500
No sound effect, no instruments, just 8 incredible vocalists, comedian-aliens from musical planet VOCA, celebrating Earth’s music with over 100 all-time hits from Mozart to Madonna. Full of energy and bursting with comedy and fun, this international phenomenon has rocked the world with more than 3 million tickets sold in over 40 countries. Awarded with the Lortel Best Theatrical Experience of the Year.
"The Intergalactic musical hit" The New York Times
"The coolest show playing off –Broadway!" Jimmy Fallon, Late night with Jimmy Fallon
11 to 14 people on tour. No set.
Audience capacity: up to 2000 seats without video screens. Additional seating tbd.
" Now booking VOCA PEOPLE 10th Anniversary world tour ! "
CIRQUE LE ROUX
After years of international touring with various Contemporary Circus Compagnie as the 7 Fingers, Circus Monti, Vague de Cirque and a Broadway Production, the 4 founding members of Cirque Le Roux pioneered a new genre. Deliciously retro and absolutely original, they delve into a smoky monochrome world of circus arts, Hollywood film noir and physical theatre.
Cigars, whisky, slapstick and acrobatics, the high society is bedeviled by a thousand plots and schemes, and an elephant in the room is taking up more and more space…
"This is an intelligently conceived, stylish crowdpleaser that also pushes theatrical boundaries” The Stage
“The most complete fusion of narrative theatre and top flight circus skills ever to grace our shores, an exquisitely crafted whodunnit farce of tell-tale acrobatic excellence" Circus Diaries
7 people on tour for up to 6 shows/week (9 people for up to 7 shows)
Audience capacity of up to 2000 people
European bookings by GAAP
(engagements in other countries by special arrangement with John Lambert & Assoc.)
NIGHT GARDEN by Evolution Dance Theatre
The Evolution Dance Theater company was Founded in 2008 in Rome, Italy by the American artist, Anthony Heinl, former creative member of Momix.
This very thrilling family show fuses innovative techniques in visual arts, technology, dance, acrobatics and illusion effects to captivate a broad spectrum of audiences across the world.
In NIGHT GARDEN, bioluminescent creatures play in a glowing new world, where shadows are made of color, the landscape comes to life in light painting and the species of nature are transformed into a surrealistic, glowing, fascinating new forms! Nothing is what it seems anymore.
1 day load in with show on first night.
Up to 14 people on tour.
Up to 7 shows per week
Audience capacity: up to 3000 seats.
ROBOT by Blanca Li
Imagine a ballet where NAO robots and humans dance to Maywa Denki’s mechanical musical orchestra, whose instruments double as witty art installations. Brimming with good-natured humor and emotional insight, this startling international hit by Blanca Li — who has collaborated with the Paris Opera Ballet and the Metropolitan Opera and choreographed films for Pedro Almodovar, videos by Beyoncé and Daft Punk, and Jean-Paul Gaultier’s runway shows — is an upside-down trip through a magical, topsy-turvy world in which everything becomes its other. Human dancers become robots and robots dance like humans in a fantastical trip into the future.
ROBOT premiered at Montpellier Danse 2013 and since them has been touring all year long, in many different countries, from New York BAM to more than 50 French theaters.
“a very powerful visual show filled with stage effects, playful choreography and pungent humor” — El Pais
Up to 15 people on tour (plus robots!)
Audience capacity: Up to 2,000
BLANCA LI’S GIANT DANCE FEST & MOB
To be staged as a ticketed event like a giant ballroom for up to 3 days (and 3 nights) outdoor or in large capacity venues for thousands of people who just want to learn all kinds of dance moves and have the time of their life.
The gathering of thousands of captive participants warrants an infinite variety of activities and alternative revenue streams. Daytime and nighttime themes (silent disco night) and styles shift to adapt to the public profile.
The core of the event is set on a giant video installation of up to 20 screens scattered across the designated space. Staged music and dance videos are projected in a continuous loop on these screens, featuring short (5-10 minutes) video dance lessons by a series of exotic and or contemporary dance teachers who talk directly to the public, leading the way with very simple steps and choreography.
Live choreographers and dancers can also be added to further guide and or perform.
In a matter of minutes, one can make their first steps of salsa, learn the basic ballet positions, discover how to move the hips for bellydancing, or the feet for flamenco zapateado!
No audience limit and no artists on tour – just a HD with the music and dance videos along with a
COME DANCE WITH US!
LE CRAZY HORSE PARIS
Le Crazy Horse Paris - Celebrating its 6th year of world tours, Le Crazy Paris, the legendary erotic cabaret in Paris has already built a strong track record of loyal touring markets and keeps on coming back to the same markets every year. “Forever Crazy” has proved to be the only first class world tour of its genre, featuring best of acts spawning from its vintage and contemporary repertoire, since 1950 – pleasing both women and men alike.
60 years of Naked Couture.
Up to 18 people on tour – Small and full versions available
Audience capacity: up to 700
After popping out from the streets of favelas to conquer more than 500,000 people in the most prestigious theatres around the world, the dancers and percussionists of awarded Balé de Rua have invited their talented friends, B-Boy, sambistas, capoeiristas, musicians and singers under the moving and inventive choreography by company founder Marco Antonio Garcia. Together, they share a thrilling journey into the heart of their African and Urban roots.
"Balé de Rua exports the very best of Brazilian dance" - Sunday Times, Aug 2015
"a sexy piece, full of acrobatic energy, urban cool and infectious joy.” - The Daily Telegraph, Jan 2015
"a fabulous night out for dance lovers, music lovers” — Broadway World - Jan 2015
"it is raw, it is loud, it is powerful” Time Out Sydney (****) - Jan 2015
"If you’ve ever wanted to go to Brazil... It’s the next best thing » - Irish Examiner, Aug 2015
Up to 24 people on tour
Audience capacity: up to 3000
Snow Symphony - Two great living virtuosos of the 20th century -- the violinist Gidon Kremer and the master clown Slava Polunin - have joined forces to create an original musical spectacle, in which Kremer and Polunin, together with their respective artists (25 musicians and a foolish bunch of clowns ) unite the spirit of their distinctive art forms by having the orchestra conducted by Gidon Kremer inhabit and simultaneously interact in the abstract world of Slava’s Snowshow.
Up to 42 people on tour
Audience capacity: Up to 2,200
Explore the Science & Art of Nature through all your senses. Walk into the screens to become the protagonist of a multi-sensory adventure into and beyond the mysteries and wonders of the World.
Sensory Odyssey (SO) fuses Art & Entertainment, life sciences and sensorial stimulation to renew how we perceive and “resonate” with the Natural World. Storytelling with an edge; featuring the sense of smell* to drive the narrative without words and regenerate all our senses by immersing within the breathtaking richness and beauty of biodiversity, distinctively staged with a touch of “magical realism”.
Sensory Odyssey touring attractions take a giant leap well beyond existing edutainment formats joining the best of AR and VR games, documentaries, immersive theatre, botanical gardens and zoos.
Each version is set in a highly scalable and autonomous touring structure designed as a giant pop-up kind of immersive installation designed to adapt to a vast array of locations from museums to commercial malls and exhibition halls.
Audience capacity of over 1,400 per day based on a 1000 m2 structure.