A mixture of slam dancing, human flight and a wild action sport, the physical feats of Streb Extreme Action have been enthralling audiences since 1985. Founded by extraordinary ‘action architect’ Elizabeth Streb, the company has travelled, artistically as well as geographically, from the heights of the experimental dance world to the cutting edge of popular entertainment. Like modern-day gladiators, the performers throw their bodies about in acts of extreme athleticism and daring, swinging from hanging objects and launching off trampolines. The company’s international touring calendar has included performances at the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Théâtre du Châtelet and the Musée D’Orsay. The company has also taken its signature extreme action to iconic locations including Grand Central Station, Coney Island’s fairground, the Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage, Madison Square Garden, the mall outside the Smithsonian Institution and now, WOMADelaide.