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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. 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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