Only Bones 1.0 – Thom Monckton

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

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  • Assembly Roxy - Upstairs
  • 20:20
  • Jul 31 Aug 1-11, 13-18, 20-22
  • 45 minutes
  • Suitability: 8+
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Group: Kallo Collective in association with Aurora Nova
  • Warnings and additional info: -
  • Accessibility:
    Hearing not needed
    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 18 months
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On a tiny set lit by a single bulb, endless possibilities are illuminated. Wordlessly using body manipulation, dance, circus and clownery, Only Bones' quirky low- tech aesthetic strips the stage down to one performer, one technician, one light, no text and a stage area of little more than 1m2. With head juggling and jellyfish this is a hypnotic show about a lot, using very little. NZ Fringe award winner in physical theatre, 2015. ‘A glorious salute to one man's remarkable physicality’ ***** (Herald). ‘Mind-blowing’ ***** ( ‘...extraordinary inventiveness created by a limitless imagination’ (

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General venue access

  • Hearing not needed
  • Accessible entry: There is 25 steps into the performance space. The surrounding street area has some cobbles/uneven pavements.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible
  • Stairs: 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

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

Dates, Times and Prices