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Quintijn Ketels
Circus Artist, Researcher -Belgium
Quintijn Ketels graduated from the Ecole SupĂŠrieure des Arts du Cirque in Brussels in 2004 with a specialism in group acrobatics(teeterboard/banquine). With five of his fellow graduates, he then worked until 2009 under the name Hopla Circus. Their piece La Familia Rodriguez played more than 350 times over the course of a
wild, international tour. In 2009, together with Aline Breucker, he co-created the company Side-Show as a platform for research and creation connecting circus and visual arts.
In 2015, Quintijn received a grant from VGC (the Flemish Community Commission) for his research project Permanent Laboratory ‘From A to B’, which lead to the performance Sho-ichidô. He is currently working as one of the researchers in The Circus Dialogues.