Smashed2 – Gandini Juggling

Gandini Juggling present

80 oranges, 7 watermelons, 9 performers.

A witty look at the strained relations between men and women, Smashed2 is juggling reinvented, using plenty of explosive fruit and slow-motion comedy.
Gandini Juggling’s Smashed was one of the most celebrated pieces of street theatre of the last decade. Smashed2 reverses its male and female roles for the very first time.
Inspired by the work of the great choreographer Pina Bausch, Gandini Juggling combine elements of her gestural choreography with intricate patterns and cascades of solo and ensemble juggling.

The result is a new hybrid of juggling, in a dance theatre style, performed with meticulous unison and split-second timing.

A funny, inventive and characterful work showcasing Gandini Juggling’s masterful stagecraft.
Directed by Sean Gandini and Kati Ylä-Hokkala

Performances of this show are on

  • Friday 16th July, 6:15pm
  • Friday 16th July, 8:00pm

Running time: approx. 30 minutes.
Age recommendation: 8+/families

This show is free for everyone and you’re more than welcome to just turn up on the day – we can’t wait to see you!

All events as part of our ‘Swich programme will be carried out in accordance with the current government guidelines on Covid-19 on the date of the event.


“Glorious. When it comes to juggling, the Gandinis pip everyone else.” ★★★★ The Guardian (on Smashed)

“Inventive and very funny” ★★★★ The Independent (on Smashed)

“A juicy treat from first bite to its mid-air core” Herald Scotland (on Smashed)