Circus Thinkers Platform

2020 -

Circus Thinkers Platform is a space that evolved from our Falling study circles spring 2020. It's a space to read, think, talk, learn and reflect collectively with others across the globe. 

Read more and register on the activities page. 

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MIDI at Stenkrossen


During 2020 Cirkus Syd will be launching its networking platform for international research, development and innovation based in Lund at Stenkrossen - via Lund municipality's 1year incubator programme for art, culture and innovation; MIDI.


Our MIDI project looks at organisational management and legal structure and explores at possible ways for associations/organisations to be global  and democratic without compromising sustainability and quality. 

Come see us at Open Office to find out more (see events page) 

Project Partners: City of Lund, Stenkrossen (SE), Medborgarskolan (SE)
This project is open for partnership.

Rigorous Practise

2019 - 2020

During 2020 BNCN will develop and produce masterclasses for theatre and festival technicians in the Baltic-Nordic countries.

The project explores gaps in the technical knowledge for contemporary circus presentation in the Baltic-Nordic countries and starts to bench-mark the existing knowledge in the Baltic-Nordic rigging community.

During 2020 two masterclasses will be carried out in Stockholm and in Riga conducted by professionals from Cirkus Cirkör (SE) and Cirko Centre for New Circus (FI).

Project Partners: Cirkus Syd (SE), Riga Circus (LV), Cirkus Cirkör (SE), Manegen (SE), Cirko Centre for New Circus (FI) and Dynamo (Dk).

New Horizon's 
Leadership Programme

2020 - 2021

Together with 10 partners in 9 countries BNCN will collaborate to give emerging producers and cultural managers the opportunity to investigate and grow their own leadership capacities.

16 young professionals (1-2 from each country) will be hosted in a leading organisation in another country to work with agenda 2030 and grow their leadership skills. 

Project Partners: Cirkus Syd (SE), Riga Circus (LV), Cirkus Cirkör (SE), Manegen (SE), CircusInfo Finland (FI), Hringleikur (IS), Upsala Circus (RU), Estonian Circus Centre, Acting for Climate (NO), DYNAMO (Dk).

ARTiculate Circus Education

2018 - 2021

ARTiculate Circus is our project bringing together experienced circus pedagogs from 9 countries in the Baltic Nordic Sea Region to develop methods for artistic thinking in circus training and education. 

The project bridges practises of contemporary, social and traditional circus training with theatre, dance and contemporary circus practises of pedagogy. 

Project Partners: Cirkus Syd (SE), Riga Circus (LV), Sirkunst (NO), Arts Printing House (LT), Nycirkus Öst (SE) Finnish Youth Circus Association (FI), Sirkus Studio Folie (EE), AFUK (DK)


2019 - 2021

CircusLink brings together 4 different regions of Europe to create pathways for increased and sustainable touring contemporary circus productions.

Lead by Archaos and the International Biennale of Circus of Marseille (FR) we work to develop a digital platform and new pathways for diverse contemporary circus to meet audiences. 

Project Partners: Baltic Nordic Circus Network (Cirkus Syd), Archaos (FR), Teatro de Didascalia (PT), Letni Letna (CZ) and Dynamo (DK)

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