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Festival creation incubator


After the first decade New Circus Festival is changing direction in order to celebrate its faith in art in a more lasting and appreciable way – it is becoming a biennale! Preparing for its next full version in 2016, this year will be the years of even more intense involvement and investing in art in its production phase that will enable the audience to follow the growth of shows from an idea to the finished product! […]

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Lonely Circus // Angela Wand // Lana Paić // Alexander Vantournhout // SwingShift SideShow

circus wednesday

Wednesday is the day when we make circus canvas out of movie screen. With free entrance, find the circus movies in Zagreb, Split and other places!

other programs

Workshop for children and youth: acrobatics, break dance, contortion // Tasmanian tiger, Commodore 64… old circus? // Contact improvisation master class // Freaky Friday

international projects

OTHERHOOD conference – Circus and Identity // Croatian Circus Creation Export // Circus Advocacy Days // FACE // Unpack the Arts

books & publications

Through the thorns to the schools (HR) // Conversations on Circus Teaching // Women & Circus // short horror stories // Stradda

Lonely Circus // Fall Fell Fallen


Two artists, a musician and an equilibrist, listening to one another, moving carefully across the space-sheet between blocks of unconventional „instruments“ – various mechanisms, vinyl records, slacklines, wooden bars […]

ROOM 100 // Mr. Fantastic


Dealing with the theme of schizophrenia, the artists form a circus-dance continuum in which they research the potentials of the human body as a moulding material for both creating and destroying […]

Angela Wand // The Angela Wand Show


She is vulgar, delightful, unpredictable and now she has a show that celebrates the ridiculous, questions the borders of comfort, and encourages people to embrace disgrace […]

Lana Paić // Still life


The performance uses various techniques such as juggling with axes, theatre of objects, shadow theatre and puppetry, aiming to explore different ways in which one can breathe life into objects […]

Alexander Vantournhout & Bauke Lievens // ANECKXANDER


“Aneckxander” is a tragical autobiography of the body. It examines how the gaze of the Other reduces our identity to a number of physical/external features: disproportions, vulnerabilities etc. Belgian acrobat Alexander Vantournhout tries to escape from this reduction by always taking different physical shapes […]

Freaky Friday // SwingShift SideShow


The eighth edition of Freaky Friday is going to take place in February, on Friday the 13th, just a day before the Valentine’s Day! If you wish to celebrate that important date in every couple’s relationship in a radically different way, choose Freaky Friday – the most bizarre celebration of Valentine’s Day in Croatia ever seen! […]