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Festival Circolo is happy to welcome programmers and other professionals. Accredited professionals can make use of a special professionals’ regulation.

  • 25% discount on all performances
  • € 75 discount on a personal passe-partout
  • Opportunity to eat and drink backstage at a charge
  • Access to the professionals programme
  • Priority purchase of tickets
  • Artists receive an overview of which professionals have visited Circolo and their show
  • You receive an overview of other professionals who visit Circolo

Apply for your professional accreditation for Festival Circolo 2022 before 1 October 2022. Please note that not everyone is eligible for professional accreditation. Professionals who contribute to the strengthening of the circus field in the broadest sense of the word have priority.

You can apply for accreditation by sending an email to tickets@festivalcircolo.nl


€ 100,00

Are you a circus professional and want to see a lot? This pass allows you to attend unlimited performances of your choice. Apply for accreditation through the professionals page on our website. This pass is personal and not transferable.

How does it work?

Make sure you log into the website with the e-mail address you registered with us. That way you can be sure to see all the discounts that apply to you in the order screen. This is because the rights for professional tickets are linked to your e-mail address. Don’t have an account yet? Click on ‘No account yet’ in the ticketshop and create an account with the email address we have on record.

Want to see the complete schedule for each day? Please click here.

Let’s eat!
Got a good appetite from all fingerlicking performances? Pull up a chair and dine with us in the Circolo Backstage! How it works? Buy a ticket for the day(s) you want to lunch or dine with us, show your e-ticket and bon appetit!

In-depth programme Festival Circolo 2022

In circus, we like to explore the heights, but also go into depth. At Festival Circolo 2022, you will discover inspiring lectures, talks and after-sales by the circus world for the circus world.

International seminar
On Wednesday 19 October, we kick off with an international seminar at the Fontys Hogeschool van de Kunsten. Theme: individuality of the performer, what do you take into the arena and what do you leave backstage? An inspiring day on identity with keynote speaker Sanae El Kamouni of Groupe Acrobatique de Tanger.

Coffee Conversations
For five days, slurp down a bowl of inspiration during the Circolo Coffee Conversations. Over a cup of coffee, young creators engage in conversation with colleagues about motives, working methods and dramaturgy. Location: Harmonia in Spoorpark Tilburg.

The program for Festival Circolo 2022:
Monday 24 October: Camiel Corneille on Repro Project
Tuesday 25 October: Emilie Weisse on Be Kind
Thursday 27 October: Piet van Dycke on EXIT
Friday 28 October: Lieven Slabbinck on the Cirkelgewelf
Saturday 29 October: Laurence Felber on Questions to the Endless

The Coffee Conversations take place from 12:00 – 13:00.

Circolo Cinema
This year, discover fascinating documentaries in our Festival Circolo mini cinema. On the big screen, you get a behind-the-scenes look at progressive circus creators. The mini cinema is open daily at 4.30pm and 7pm and can be found in the Harmonia tent.

For extra depth, stick around after a performance for conversations with, among others Wes Peden, Elena Zanzu and Hendrik van Maele. Dates are listed in the programme information of the respective performance on the website.

Discover the full programme