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Focus Cologne as part Zeit für Zirkus 2022

The international festival "La Nuit du Cirque" will take place in over 50 countries worldwide from November 11th to 13th, 2022, and will showcase the diversity of contemporary circus. In Germany, "Zeit für Zirkus" (nationwide accompanied by BUZZ & Forum Neuer Zirkus) celebrates the genre with performances, premieres, workshops, exchange formats, online formats and much more.

Cologne sets a focus and even takes a whole week for Contemporary Circus: from November 7th to 13th, 2022.

Out and Around - 5 years EinTanzHaus Mannheim

A project created in front of the audience's eyes: From September 12 to 17, 20 artists from Mannheim and all over Europe from the fields of dance, contemporary circus, physical theater, music, visual arts and architecture meet on the forecourt of Mannheim's EinTanzHaus. For several days, they will improvise, create and research together and in public as part of the Out and Around Outdoor Creation Summit. This process is accompanied by Overhead Project (Tim Behren & Breno Caetano).

Installative Version von "Circular Vertigo" bei 20. Kölner Theaternacht

Wir sind mit einer installativen Version von "Circular Vertigo" im Rund des Zirkuszelts bei der 20. Kölner Theaternacht dabei! Insgesamt stehen 37 Spielstätten mit 47 Bühnen und 42 Starterveranstaltungen am Abend des 24. September 2022 auf dem Spielplan. Alle Tickets für Einzelveranstaltungen und Guided Tours gibt es ab sofort im VVK unter https://www.koelnticket.de/koelner-theaternacht-tickets/

Publication "Circus in flux" released

The CircusDanceFestival (deputy Tim Behren & Jenny Patschovsky) released a workbook under the title "Circus in flux - Zeitgenössischer Zirkus | Contemporary Circus"! It was published July 1st, 2022 by Verlag Theater der Zeit and can be ordered now.

Recap CircusDanceFestival 2022

We are overwhelmed by the CircusDanceFestival 2022! For the first time the festival could take place live and on site in Cologne. On the festival grounds on the banks of the Rhine we had intense and playful performances, discussion-rich film evenings, talks and workshops as well as exuberant silent parties. Check out the gallery and CDFthek!

Tabori Award of the Fonds Darstellende Künste for the Company

The jury decided: "This honors a unique signature of the merging of contemporary dance and contemporary circus, creating a performative language of its own that makes a special contribution to both establishing and communicating the formats and their differentiated thematic worlds." (translated excerpt from the jury statement)

Adaptation of "What is left" with students at IMPACTZONE 22

In March 2022, an adaptation of the piece "What is left" was staged as part of this year's IMPACTZONE in Cologne. The series shows choreographies by international artists, staged and performed by students of the ZZT at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln (HfMT).

Unexpectedly weightless: Overhead Project in the Kulturkenner-Portrait

"New circus is a genre between art and entertainment, between awakening and tradition, between physicality and partly topical issues" – this is what Tim Behren says as artistic director of Overhead Project in an interview with Kulturkenner NRW.

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