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Performances now, then and in the future

Currently performing

Circus Days and Nights
Photo: Karolina Henke

Circus Days and Nights

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Trassligt. Foto: Alex Hinchcliffe

Tangled

Tangled

Knitting Peace. Foto: Karolina Henke

Knitting Peace

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Pippi at the circus

Pippi at the Cirkus

Book a classic – on demand

Several of our most beloved shows are not currently on tour, but they can be “revived” and booked upon an organizer’s request.

One production, one process

How a book about feminism and the Bible became a hit

In her book Guds olydiga revben (”God’s disobedient Rib”) we tag along with Gunilla Thorgren as she reads the Bible wearing feminist glasses. With a large ensemble consisting of both circus performers and actors, this drama is shaped through words, acrobatics and music.

We created a circus opera based on the life of Gandhi and received standing ovations

Cirkus Cirkör's collaboration with one the greatest composers of our time, Philip Glass, resulted in a circus opera that journeyed from Stockholm to New York. In Cirkör, Philip Glass found his circus, and together we wrote Circus Days and Nights

Making the impossible possible

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Inside Out

Inside Out

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Wear it like a Crown

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Tilde Björfors’s circus research

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Grab fear by the hand and jump

Are you looking for custom-made lectures, exhibitions or workshops? With us, anything is possible.

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Borders. Foto: Einar Kling-Odencrants

Borders

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Limits. Foto: Mattias Edwall

Limits

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25+ years of pushing boundaries

Borders, Limits and Movements have a common theme. They are about fleeing, and the boundaries human beings are confronted with.

Movements. Foto: Emmalisa Pauly

Movements

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Shall we fly a hot air balloon, create circus art or walk on a rope together among the treetops?
Cirkus Cirkör is always looking for exciting new collaborations

Cirkör has performed on every continent except Antarctica

Tilde Björfors and Cirkör

Tilde Björfors is Cirkus Cirkör’s creative director, with over 25 years of experience in the industry including creation, performance, education and management. During her outstanding career, Tilde has been the driving force behind establishing contemporary circus as an art form in Sweden.

Praise for Cirkus Cirkör

25 år av kvalitativ galenskap

Wear it like a crown. Foto: Mats Bäcker

Aquanauterna

Copyright Jonas Lindkvist 0706201087

Borders. Foto: Frans Hälllqvist

Satyagraha. Foto: Markus Gårder

Borders. Foto: Frans Hälllqvist

Guds olydiga revben. Foto: Sara P Borgström

Movements. Foto: Emmalisa Pauly

Knitting Peace. Foto: Mats Bäcker

Limits: Foto: Max Gordon

Limits. Foto: Mats Bäcker

Knitting Peace. Foto: Mats Bäcker

Epifonima. Foto: Maryam Barari

Movements. Foto: Francesca Cerri

Cirkus Cirkör would not have existed if it were not for all the creators, directors, artists and technicians who have collaborated with us over the years.

Tilde Björfors

Collaboration is our lifeblood

Some of the creators we’ve co-created with:

Philip Glass

Composer

Samuel "LoopTok" Långbacka

Composer/ Live musician

Rebekka Karijord

Composer

Mats Bäcker

Karolina Henke

Photographer

Einar Kling Odencrants

Photographer

Mattias Edwall

Photographer

Klara G

Photographer

Anna Heymowska

Designer

Jonna Bornemark

Philosopher

Jonas Åkerlund

Director

Our artists

No animals, just acrobats

Cirkör does not have a permanent ensemble but rather a selection of artists we regularly work with and who are on tour with us right now. We also have Sweden's broadest network of freelance circus artists.

Want to come play with us?

Wear it like a crown. Foto: Mats Bäcker

Are you looking for a performing arts company to collaborate with? We have over 25 years of expertise and experience in boundary-crossing collaborations with everything from theaters and opera houses to art galleries and cities. These performances can be booked, even though they are not on tour right now.

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