• CircusNext Announces Shortlist for 2013-14

    20 January 2014 Artist & Company, Funding & Industry

    Following the reading and evaluation of 134 applications from artists and companies around Europe, and after a judges meeting held in Paris from 15-17 January, the support scheme CircusNext has announced a shortlist of fifteen projects:

    Darragh McLoughlin – DML Productions, Fragments of a Mind (Ireland)

    Laura Colin and Coraline Léger – Cie Corlao, Duelle (provisory title) (France)

    Ilona Jäntti – Ilmatila, Silver Lining (Finland)

    Romano Dautanac – Face of Home Theatre, Home Theatre Skripzikl (Croatia)

    Salla Hakanpää, Susanna Keski-Kohtamäki, Netta Lepistö, Reija Tapaninen, Maarit Utriainen – Zero Gravity Company, Toisin Sanoen – In Other Words (Finland)

    Alma Buholzer, Joachim Ciocca et Thomas Saulgrain – Circus Fœtus, Or Cirque (France)

    Marion Colle – Marion Ka / Porte 27, Autour du domaine (France)

    Nacho Flores, Tesseract (Spain)

    Loïc Faure – Jongloïc, Hom(m) (Belgium)

    Julia Christ, Me Myself and I (Germany)

    Johan Bichot and Netty Radvanyi, Brut / Raw (France)

    Veronika Riedlbauchová, WaYting (Czech Republic)

    Alexander Vantournhout, Aneckxander (Belgium)

    Aude Martos & Noam Wise – Kevin Company, Kevin (France)

    Fanny Alvarez, Sarah Cosset, Océane Pelpel and Fanny Sintès – Groupe Bekkrell, L'effet Bekkrell (provisory title) (France)

    For the next step in the selection process these fifteen artists and companies will be invited to Neerpelt 21-26 April 2014 to present extracts of their work and answer questions in front of the CircusNext jury. Seven artistic teams will be selected as CircusNext laureates and will receive production support, residencies, artistic mentoring and a small grant, developing their projects ready for a public presentation in December 2014 at the Théâtre de la Cité Internationale in Paris.

    For more information see the CircusNext website.