Introducing LiftUP: a BrainFools tale
Who we are
A circus company with a track record of creating unique and uplifting performances grounded in social themes.
LiftUP is an immersive circus experience exploring the loss of human
Lead by Sean Kempton (Cirque du Soleil director and performer) and Toffy Paulweber (BrainFools)
The LiftUP Experience
The audience is transported to a postmodern world imagined by a child from the 1930s, where technology has stopped working
A Quest for Connection
A group of people come together to create energy and transport a dome to Saturn, establishing a new "Norwich" and restoring human connection
Live Postmodern Music
An original score performed live, enhancing the atmosphere and emotional impact of the show. With hits of today in style of yesterday.
Meet The LiftUP Creatives
Director (Cirque du soleil Performer)
3D Artist & Production Designer
Set & Prop Designer
Mentor (Jacksons Lane)
LiftUP sneak peak
Why Norwich & Norfolk Festival
Unique & Uplifting
LiftUP offers a one-of-a-kind experience that resonates with the festival's commitment to innovative and engaging performances.
Our show explores the timely theme of technology's impact on human connection, inviting audiences to reflect on their own experiences.
By transporting the dome to a new "Norwich" on Saturn, we celebrate the spirit of the city and its residents.
R&D: Jacksons Lane
January & May 2023
4 Weeks Creation
Jacksons Lane, 101, Drill house
September - December 2023
2 Weeks Rehearsals
Premiere @ Norwich & Norfolk