Ghost River has just returned from opening the Gateway Theatre's 2013-2015 season. Here's what the critics said:
Richmond Review: "van Belle seamlessly moves between the stories, adding in direct audience addresses to make his point of the awesomeness of space and courage of his characters. It's accomplished in part with perfectly-placed projections that digitally dress the actor, and a flying rig that lifts him over the seats and gives us a spectacular sense of falling from space."
Read the full review here: http://www.richmondreview.com/entertainment/227847461.html
Plank Magazine: "A stunning production... Days later, I am still thinking about taking risks, flying and falling. I say, take a chance on this one - you won't regret it."
Read the full review here: http://www.plankmagazine.com/review/highest-step-world-stunning-production
We also took a little time to make this backstage video, demonstrating just how hard Flying Director Adrian Young and Flying Operator Chris McPherson work to make the flying sequences happen: