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in_between

Let's reconnect in_between.


Season: Schedule will be announced soon.

Six acrobats, six scenes, 60 minutes of contemporary circus in_between solitude and togetherness, truth and illusion, strength and fragility.

 

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"When someone asks me about the style of my work, I always answer that it's somehow in-between contemporary and traditional; in-between entertaining and strange." - Maksim Komaro

Since the first ideas of this show were written down, the world has changed drastically. The realization of a new artistic piece is always an adventurous journey to an unknown destination. The world artists live in is always based on faith, dedication, blind trust and passion. They go out on stage, ready to take risks and show their vulnerability, and in doing so they offer a most precious gift to their audience: their love for art.


The events since March 2020 put a drastic stop to any artistic life. With closed theatres and a society in lockdown, suddenly a strange new way of measuring social value was introduced when jobs and institutions were divided into essential and non-essential ones. This division became a prison for artists and artistic creation worldwide.

It was no different for the artists behind this project. But somehow, in_between all of these challenges, the people behind this creation made the impossible possible and found a way to make art anyway. We still have to pinch ourselves when announcing that a new piece by Circo Aereo and Maksim Komaro will enter the circus world in 2021.

in_between became not just a description of how the director envisions circus, it also became a promise, a place, a state of mind, a solution – it became the unwritten concept of a show.

We will not tell you what this show is about and how it will make you feel. But we can tell you that we never worked harder, with more passion or desperation, in pain or full of joy. Six acrobats, six scenes, 60 minutes of contemporary circus in_between solitude and togetherness, truth and illusion, strength and fragility.

Let's reconnect in_between.

Director: Maksim Komaro
Company: Circo Aereo
Performance & Choreography: Alyssa Bunce, Simon-James Reynolds, Sini Saari, Anna Shvedkova, Onni Toivonen, Saleh Yazdani

In coproduction with CHAMÄLEON Productions Berlin and Cirko Centre for New Circus Helsinki
In collaboration with the Finland-Institute Germany, the Alfred Kordelin Foundation, City of Helsinki, Ministry of Education and Culture, Finnish Cultural Foundation and the Arts Promotion Centre Finland



Please note: We will start the pre-sale as soon as we can work with reliable and realistic instructions concerning hygenic and distance rules.

In the Studio

Welcome to our virtual studio, where you can follow the creation process of the show. Enjoy your next CHAMÄLEON adventure!

Credits

Performance & Choreography: Alyssa Bunce, Simon-James Reynolds, Sini Saari, Anna Shvedkova, Onni Toivonen, Saleh Yazdani

Direction and concept: Maksim Komaro
Light design: Juho Rahijärvi
Set design: Pavla Kamánova
Sound design: Atte Kantonen
Costume design: Kati Mantere
Magic consultation: Kalle Nio
Stage tech & rigging: Juho Rahijärvi, Jouni Ihalainen, Hedda Liukkala
Making of costumes: Kati Mantere & Johanna Syrjä
Making of set & props: Janika Holm, Jouni Ihalainen, Pavla Kamánova, Emma Komulainen, Tapio Komulainen, Kati Mantere, Juho Rahijärvi, Simon-James Reynolds, Sanna Sucksdorff, Johanna Syrjä
Filming: Kalle Nio & Ville Walo
Editing & photography: Kalle Nio
Production: Circo Aereo
Co-producers: CHAMÄLEON Productions Berlin, Cirko Centre for New Circus
Supported by: Alfred Kordelin Foundation, City of Helsinki, Ministry of Education and Culture, Finnish Cultural Foundation, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
 
No guarantee of completeness.