Circus News

New Circus Space in Stockholm; Future Opportunities for Contemporary Circus in Sweden!

A new partnership between Kristofferscenen and CirkusPerspektiv opens up for a new circus space in the western Stockholm area.

“We are very pleased and proud to announce that Ivar Heckscher and Marie-Andrée Robitaille have been appointed program managers for the Kristofferscenen. Together, they are a driving force! They combine a large circus network, excellent management, and leadership skills with broad experiences in the production of artistic projects and long-lasting devotion and passion for the development of contemporary circus arts in Sweden. I believe they are the right people to make Kristofferscenen an exciting and important arena for the development of contemporary circus in Sweden » says Andil Dahl, Kristofferscenen’s Chairman.

Ivar Heckscher: « There is an imminent need for more spaces dedicated to circus artists and the art form in Stockholm. We hope that through a dedicated circus program and a commitment to put the circus artists at the center, we will in the years to come organically grow and establish Kristofferscenen as a circus attraction when it comes to meet the circus talents, ingeniosity and world-class circus performances that are created here in Stockholm and widerly in Sweden. » Ivar Heckscher has been the educational leader of the Cirkuspiloterna at Cirkus Cirkör and the first head of circus education at the school of Dance and Circus (now SKH-Stockholm University of the Arts). He is also one of the initiator of Manegen, the National organization for circus, variety, and street arts…

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