A Couple of Humans

Dance, Physical Theatre and Circus (physical theatre, dance)

  • Summerhall - Main Hall
  • 16:05
  • Aug 20
  • 45 minutes
  • Suitability: 8+
  • Country: Finland
  • Group: From Start to Finnish in association with Tsuumi Dance Theatre
  • Warnings and additional info: None
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Relaxed Performance
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years


Experience the beauty and complexity of human interaction with A Couple of Humans. Combining physical theatre and dance, this visually stunning performance explores two fundamental questions: 'who am I?' and 'who are we together?' Reflecting on the challenges of social interaction in a world dominated by digital communication, this thought-provoking piece examines the role of relationships in shaping society. Don't miss your chance to witness the powerful and moving portrayal of humanity in all its complexity. Book your tickets now and join us on this unforgettable journey.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Relaxed Performance
  • Accessible entry: Once in to the courtyard, follow the signs up the access ramp, around the front of the bar and into the main reception. Down the corridor on your right hand side is the lift on your right hand side. Take this to the first floor, then take a left through the double doors. The Main Hall is on your right.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp, Lift (Building Lift)

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info

Relaxed performances

  • Dates: 15 August
  • Booking options: You can book independently online, or contact our access team for more information or to discuss any accessibility requirements.
  • Additional information: Information not supplied

Be aware that this show features:

  • Total Audience Black Out
  • Permission to move around and make noise

Show does not feature:

  • Flashing Lights/Strobed Lighting
  • Loud/repetitive/high pitched/unexpected or overlapping sound
  • Distinctive smells
  • Special effects (e.g. smoke/bubbles/pyrotechnics)
  • Latex balloons
  • Characters expressing anger
  • Heavily dialogue-driven scenes
  • Audience required to walk around
  • Audience required to undertake directed movement
  • Audience required to sing/speak along with/for performer
  • Audience invited on stage
  • Performer goes into audience area
  • An intermission
  • Audience chill out area
  • Permission to engage with performer
  • Show guide or synopsis or character list

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Linda Watt 40 days ago

Very talented performers. Just not what I expected

Konstantin Prass 42 days ago

Have never seen such an entertaining and touching aesthetic

Alkistis 44 days ago

Enjoyable and fun performance.

Alison 44 days ago

Contemplative , absorbing and thought provoking

Karen 46 days ago

Reminded me at times of 'Under the skin' film. Alien, disconnect, bonding, intimacy, absurdity and love themes. I really enjoyed it.

Pink C 48 days ago

Beautiful and innovative exploration of human connection - fantastic show!

Richard Milligan 49 days ago

Beautiful, clever and witty. My favourite so far.

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Theatre Travels 42 days ago

completely engaging

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Theatre Weekly (3/5 stars) 46 days ago

The two performers demonstrate open, confident stage presence

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