Desiderium Dream

An Original Soul Penny Circus Production

2022 Denver Fringe Festival

June 23-26, 2022

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Theater

The ragtag traveling circus group "Circo da Saudade" met an untimely end when a bitter magician froze them in time. But is all hope truly lost? Join a wandering girl on a journey to free the displaced sculptures, with a little help from some newfound friends.

Desiderium Dream is a visceral experience of the senses. See the Strong Man perform dazzling feats of strength, have your future read by the Fortune Teller, and dance along with the Bubble Girls. Featuring aerial performances, breathtaking acrobatics, and almost-too-real puppetry. Come along on the adventure of timeless friendship and the beauty of finding home.

Cast of Characters

The Clown Wingus

Tim Holt

The Robot Boy

Marek H.

Mabel the Elephant

Alisa Humphrey

The Girl

Erica Holt

Mourad Lebastchi

The Magician

The Lion

Emily H.

The Lion Tamer

Emma Dumpert

The Strong Man

and Child

Bryan Dumpert

and Amalia H.

The Snake Woman

Ashleigh Keller

The Butterfly Sisters

Jeanne Bayerl and

Rachael Sparks

The Fortune Teller

Marci Wojciechowski

The Bubble Girls

Jessica Free and

Faith Brooke-Lynn Walls

Technical Crew

Ben Holt

Sound Wizard

Matthew Simmons

Lights Magician