About the Project
The Escape Act is based on true events in the life of Irene Bento-Storm, a young Jewish acrobat who, along her family, survived the Holocaust hiding and working at the German Althoff Circus. It is a one-woman theater show combining circus and puppets, traveling with a complementary exhibition.
January 2019 - two videos and and upcoming visit to USA:
Presenting the show's promo and the first fully-staged scene from the show! Plus read about Stav's upcoming USA trip to a major academic conference in Washington DC, where she will present her research on Circus Jews Under National Socialism.
Read more here...