Awaji Art Circus Artists 2019
Duo x Caso
Circus and Theatre
"Solo" for two
As if coming from a traditional circus, two curious characters open the door to their poetic world which will quickly bring the audience to participate in their story. Laughing, playing and some disagreements help the viewers to live their emotions through acrobatics and the magic of clown. The delicate complicity between the protagonists will draw the attention of the audience in an extraordinarily simple way.
Duo x Caso is build up by a mix of different arts. We put together circus, theatre, puppets and music to give to our audience a complete show with a lot of details.
Emotions and surprises in a clown language.
Miss C Balloonologist
Clown, Balloon Show
Big Balloon Stunt Show!
Roll up Roll up! To see the craziest balloon stunts you never thought were possible, with Miss C in the Big Balloon Stunt Show! Miss C is a comedy street performer travelling all the way from Melbourne, Australia, to share with you a fantastic and fun show suitable for families of all ages. Have you ever seen sword swallowing with a balloon? Have you ever heard of balloon contortion? Watch in awe as you see Miss C attempt crazy, silly and whacky stunts with balloons, in a crazy combination of clowning, mime, magic, slapstick and circus stunts!
And please let me know if you need anything else.
Clown, Mime, Taxi Horns Performance
Classical Taxi Horns
Like a character out of a children's book, you will fall in love with the mischievous Michelle. She literally ran away with the Circus, Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey when she was 21 and has continued to perform since then in circuses and shows around the world. And now she is here in Awaji to make you laugh! Michelle will embrace with silliness, take you by the hand, and bring you into a cartoon world. In her show, audience members get to participate in their seats as well as coming onto the stage. Be part of the hat tossing, magical cooking, hula hooping on your nose and watch her play some of the best classical music on the world most dummest instrument.
Contemporary Circus, Acrobatics, Diabolo
"Trio Banquine members are three multidisciplinary artists from Montreal. They met and studied together in ''École de cirque de Québec''. Their performance talks about friendship, trust, love, joy, sadness and laughter. It shows two friends meeting a new person and the friendship that ensues afterwards. This show will awe and inspire you with its juggling and its different kinds of acrobatics. This dynamic and impressive performance will give you a taste of the ''Québecois'' circus.
Juggling, Comedy, Tap Dancing
Is she a juggler? Is she a tap dancer? Is she an actress?
A jack of all trades, master of none?
Samaki can do everything... or maybe nothing.
She really wants to be an artist but she doesn't know which kind. That's why she starts to mix every skill she has and the result is a powerful concentration of joyful energy. Join her on an inspiring journey of discovery, turning chaos into order with every siteswap, step and shuffle!
Adagio (Acrobatics), Juggling, Rhythmic Gymnastics
What's yours is mine
We want what we can't have, and we want it even more if someone else has it. Enter the daily lives of a circus couple as they compete, fight, bargain, and compromise with each other. Join Aaron from California and Anastasiia from Ukraine to enjoy a new style of entertainment that combines juggling, acrobatics, rhythmic gymnastics, theatre, dance, and more in a unique way that you have never seen before. It's more than tricks to impress you. It is a show to entertain and inspire you to dream.
Traditional African Dances
Afiki Arts is a traditional cultural dance group from Nairobi, Kenya (East Africa). Artistically born on the same dance floor, they use dance to tell true stories of Africa. Their movement, steps and facial expressions on stage are a reflection of what Africa entails. Dancing with bright African smiles, Afiki Arts brings joy to the audience and to send messages of Hope…that though Africa has always been viewed as a hardship continent, there is still hope that one day Africa will overcome all these struggles! The value of heart-to-heart connections with people of diverse cultures defines peaceful human interactions!
Freestyle Basketball Performance
Ball spinning wizard
Kirill is from Russia, Moscow. He loved basketball since he was a teenager but started playing too late and never had a chance to be a professional player. But when one door closes, another one opens, so Kirill found another side of his favorite sport. He will amaze you with utterly unexpected skills using basketballs - spinning and handling of 2 and more balls and also will show you the secrets how to do it by yourself! Great mix of freestyle basketball tricks and dance will make you want to move together!
Company Si Seulement
Hand Balance, Juggling, Hula Hoop, Acrobatics, Contotion
It’s always tea time somewhere
Emi, Hugo and Maria are friends. They come from different countries, Switzerland, France and Spain. They have one thing in common: Circus. How can we build trust when we come from diverse backgrounds? They speak with their bodies and their techniques: hula-hoop, hand to hand, handstands, juggling and contortion. Through circus we can get to know each other better, break the culture barriers. They will bring a mix of humorous, nostalgic and beautiful tastes of their homelands, and they will share the happiness to be together in the present moment and place with the audience. A unique experience based on circus, trust and humanity that they are ready to share with you. “It’s always tea time somewhere”.
Cheese on Fire
Acrobatics, Comedy, Juggling, Magic
They met each other 8 years ago in south of France. Those good friends traveled around the world to learn, to share, and to show their talent. They are now here in Awaji, ready with their new show, with more acrobatics, more magic and last but not least, more craziness, to share their universe with anyone who wants to have fun. Be ready, it will be crazy!
Martial Arts, Traditional South Indian Dance
UNITY in DIVERSITY
The diverse culture, religion and traditions of the Asian countries are reflected not only in our lifestyles but also in our art forms. Each country in Asia has several indigenous and ethnic groups within its own country. These groups have their own unique identities and traditions, which are also visible in our art forms. Mythical stories, tribal religious rituals, and everyday event that signify and inspire all Asian art forms... In this concept of UNITY in DIVERSITY, VIVIDHA shows how 2 different martial art and dance forms can get along with each other. In India, aesthetically, it says hard and soft combination of music and different art forms are more attractive.
With 11 years of experience, Dima from Ukraine brings juggling fusion with acrobatics in contemporary style. In this act, every ball is associated with life barriers and problems that appear before us as we live our lives. This is the story of one character who lives with these obstacles and tries to fight them. Travel in the character’s life journey as you enjoy art in Dima’s performance.