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Eva Cermak

Circus artist. A majestic word. At least, this was it for me. At what point can I say, “I’m a circus performer”?
One day in March 2011, I was living in Uruguay, I decided I wanted to live from art. From this moment on, I began to dedicate my whole life to the circus. I had discovered the slackrope a short time ago. I was fascinated of balance. I trained for hours and hours. 2012 I traveled to Brazil, where – in a small circus tent in Bahia – I took classes with a slackrope master. What I learned from him is still essential to my work.
In order to live I juggled at traffic lights, I made fire shows with the company “Ta que arde” and I created a living statue.
But my dream was to do my own street show. Alone. Impossible! Yes?

No! 2014 it was born: My first solo-show with the slackrope.
Since then I have deepened my knowledge about stage presence, interaction with the audience, slackrope walking on stage and the art of placing the audience.
Since then I have performed alone and with different collectives and companies in many parts of the world. On the streets. On events. At festivals. In cabarets. In circus tents. . .
Since then, my stage can be any place. This is the greatest freedom I have ever experienced.
Today I know my school is the doing.
Today-if you ask me-I say “I’m an artist”. Because art with its infinite facets is my life.

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Emanuele Occhipinti

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Circense, Clown born in Italy (Ragusa), resident in Spain for 22 years. Since 2010 auta 2012 I studied Circus in Barcelona, aerial and ground acrobatics, specializing in the discipline of the Cyr wheel. Member of the project the (spacecraft) “Barcelona” center of holistic arts, organizing its first shows and Cabaret. Integrated in companies for events, Variete and individual shows in France, Spain and Switzerland. Workshop organizer in Spain, Mexico and France, replacement and teacher of wheel Cyr in Circus school (Rogelio River). In 2015 he participated in the organization of the first Circus Festival in Africa (Ethiopia) in the editing and management of artists. Together with Eva Cermak he was the creator of the company Circooltura, creating 3 shows for street and hall festivals, performing throughout Europe, Australia and Latin America. Currently user of the circus space “Cronopis” (Mataro) where I continue to train, create and take part in various circus projects. I continue to study the art of the clown with “Christophe Thellier” Technique (Michell Dallier).

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