DOCH, School of Dance and Circus

Closing Acts

The Bachelor Programme in Circus at DOCH presents Closing Acts - Graduation show class of 2018

The emergence of contemporary circus is about to take Stockholm by storm.

The 18 third year students from the graduating class of 2018 in the Bachelor Programme in circus at DOCH invite you to experience their “Closing Acts”, the final step before entering the professional arena and touring the world.

The graduates are inviting you to discover a show presenting a wide range of circus expression, harmonizing a variety of circus disciplines: teeterboard, juggling, vertical rope, tight wire, Chinese pole as well as other spectacular circus skills.

Performance dates
May 14 19.00 (premiere - invitation only)
May 15 19.00
May 16 19.00
May 18 19.00
May 19 14.00, 19.00
May 20 16.00

The performance is 2 h 45 m (with intermission), and suitable for family audience.

Participating students
Ben Collis
Andreas De Ryck
Jakobe Geens
Felix Greif
Kipat Kahumbu
Elisabeth Künkele
Arttu Lahtinen
Saana Leppänen
Leila Maillard
Aleksi Niittyvuopio
Philomène Perrenoud
Jarno Polhuijs
Jean-Hicham Rahmoun
Kert Ridaste
Carlotta Risitano
Damian Santibanez
Aino Savolainen
Richard Sullivan

About the Bachelor Programme in Circus at DOCH

The Circus education at DOCH offers knowledge about, and an understanding of, the many forms of expression in circus. It also initiates innovative processes in methods of working and of expressing oneself in close relationship to choreography and the performing arts. The education uses the skills and the artistic traditions as a foundation on which to build high-level technical and artistic competences in new practices. Our graduates have joined productions of renowned companies such as Cirkus Cirkör, Cirque du Soleil, 7th fingers as well as touring with their own newly founded companies. Since 2010 our students have shined in prestigious circus festivals all around the world. DOCH and its students are celebrated with prizes and recognition for its high level performing of the skills, novelty, originality and humanistic approaches to the art of circus.

For more information about the Bachelor of Arts in circus:
Marie-Andrée Robitaille, Head of the BA Programme

For press inquiries, please contact:
Rickard Donatello, communications officer Uniarts