Please note: as a result of the current COVID-19 border restrictions, we wish to advise that the performance scheduled for Friday 8 October 2021 has been postponed.

We are very pleased to announce that we already have a new date.

This performance will now be held on Friday 7 October 2022 at 7.30pm.

The RPAC Box Office is in the process of contacting all ticket holders to transfer to the new date or offer a full refund. 


Seven acrobats and 30 metres of rope …

Long spools of white rope run through pulley sheaves and wrap around bodies, explicitly connecting the artists’ movements above and off the ground. Like the booms and sheets of a sailing ship, the performers are hoisted and swung by one another to create striking tableaux and breath-taking dynamics. The actions of one acrobat affect and implicate the movements of others in a precise negotiation of cause and effect. 

By a Thread offers rich visuals of inventive aerial acrobatics from some of Australia’s best circus artists. With intense training in a breadth of contemporary circus disciplines, the performers have pooled their knowledge and skills and then exploded the traditional boundaries of these disciplines to create a show where classic techniques are used in expansive ways. 

"Intricate and mesmerising piece of art"
— Arts Hub
"Damn brilliant show"
— The Music

Event and ticketing details

Date and time

Friday 7 Oct - 7:30pm

Duration:     50mins, no interval


Adult: $28.00
Seniors/Pensioners: $25.00
Child/Student: $23.00
Family (2 Adults and 2 Children - enter multiples of 4): $23.00


RPAC Concert Hall

2 -16 Middle Street, Cleveland, QLD 4163

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Wheelchair Access
Assistive listening Induction Loop Hearing Assistance

If you require mobility assistance please contact Redland Performing Arts Centre on 3829 8131 so that we can accommodate your needs. Further information can also be found on the 'Access and Facilities' page.

Event notes


Parental guidance recommended to determine suitability for your child.


The RPAC car park fills up quickly.  Use designated drop-off points and leave plenty of time to find a parking space.

Early Bird pricing ends:

For Early Bird Tickets book before midnight August 14 2022.
After this date Adults $28 & Snrs/Pens $25

Booking fees:

$5 by phone and $6 online per transaction

Box Office hours:

Monday - Friday 9am to 4pm, and 1 hour prior to performances.

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