circusnext shortlisted artists 2020-2021

circusnext platform 2020-2021


The European pre-selection jury gathered on 14 & 15 November 2019 to choose the shortlisted projects that will be supported by circusnext platform 2020-2021 programme through residencies and showcasing. 

We are pleased to announce the 12 shortlisted projects:

  • [9] – Myrto Petrochilou (GR)
  • Ice skates and other cruelties – Camille Paycha (BE)
  • H O M A N. – Vincent Bruyninckx & Vejde Grind (BE)
  • Le poids de l’âme – tout est provisoire – Chiara Marchese (FR)
  • Pli – Inbal Ben Haim (FR)
  • CHINA SERIES – Julian Vogel (CH)
  • L’Estetica dell’orso – EDO / Léon Luc Volet, Carlo Cerato & Ramiro Erburu (IT)
  • Lento e violento – Calentina Vortese / Valentina Cortese (IT)
  • CM_30 – Kolja Huneck (NL)
  • OLGA (working title) – OLGA_cirqAnalogique / Catalina Aguayo Lessa & Alessandro Dutra (ES)
  • Manipulaciones – Elena Zanzu (ES)
  • Between me and a hard place – Hugo Bergman (SE)


The creators of these projects and their teams are invited to present work-in-progress and to meet the jury members during the selection week in May 2020 at Theater op de Markt, Neerpelt (Belgium). Names of the circusnext laureates 2020-2021 will be announced at the end of the selection week!


This project is co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.