BNG Bank Circusprijs
Upcoming circus talent.
Four graduating acts compete for the coveted BNG Bank Circus Prize.
Location: Spoorpark Fontys Arena
Regulier € 15,00
Jongere t/m 26 jaar € 7,50
Kind t/m 12 jaar € 7,50
All ages / adventurous
Since 2012, the BNG Bank Circus Prize has been awarded to the best graduating act of the Dutch circus programmes at Codarts and ACaPA. Audiences are treated to four innovative and original performances by the nominated super talents. Prior to the awards ceremony, there will also be a performance by Harvey Cobb, winner of the BNG Bank Circus Prize 2022. The contenders for 2023 are: Nathan Glaister, Luise Hoffman, Erik Berkey and Benedikt Löffler & Malte Gerhard.
Please note! A limited number of wheelchair spaces are available in this tent. If you come in a wheelchair, make sure to let us know via email@example.com
Nathan Glaister – ‘Bila, An Ode to the Wretched’- Fontys ACAPA -Dance Acrobatics
In Bila, An Ode to the Wretched, Nathan Glaister makes a case for the importance of human failure and the values associated with it. In the gray area where the boundaries of one end and the other begin, he looks for the connecting elements between acrobatics, theater and dance.
Luise Hoffman – ‘What I think, they tink’ – Codarts Circus – Static Trapeze
Luise Hoffman presents a captivating and mesmerizing act on the static trapeze that explores the complex relationship between thoughts, perceptions and reality. With fluid movements and a flowing waterfall of words, the the complexity and contradiction of the human is exposed. In a compelling and engaging performance, the audience is challenged to examine their own thought processes and biases.
Erik Berkey – ‘Structure #1’ – Fontys ACAPA – Chinese Pole & Creative Attachment
In a quest for independence in affirmation, Chinese Pole artist Erik Berkey has built a 6-meter-high structure that can hold itself up. With this wondrous structure as his companion, he explores the encounter between the soft human body and the hard steel.
Benedikt Löffler & Malte Gerhard – Codarts Circus – Hand-to-hand & Globe
(translation: ) is a short, energetic circus act by the duo Hand2Globe. With humor, they give you a glimpse of their intimate and long-term friendship and all the challenges that come with it. They try to solve their mutual problems but in doing so sometimes create more problems. A fun and dynamic act that balances their friendship as they go from one trick to another.
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