CircusNext Platform

CircusNext is a European support programme for innovative circus projects.

CircusNext Platform 2022-2025

Circusnext is a European platform for emerging creators in the field of contemporary circus. The current round runs from 2022-2025 with three application periods.

Are you a circus performer and want to apply?

A European selection process is carried out three times during the period 2022-2025, when a number of artistic projects are selected for support. The support consists of relationship-building activities with organisers around Europe, residency programs, coaching and workshops, extensive support with marketing and partnerships in international networks.

Keep an eye on and Subtopia’s social media for more information. See also the information film at the bottom of this page and this information pdf.

In Circusnext Platform’s last support round 2019-2021, the Swedish circus artists Vejde Grind and Hugo Bergman were selected.

The application calendar are the same every year.

About Circusnext Platform

Circusnext Platform is the only circus platform selected in Creative Europe’s platform program 2022-2025. With 27 member organizations in 16 European countries, a renewed ambition to identify and support the emerging creators of tomorrow, and a desire to program them in and beyond Europe – CircusNext is much more than a mere project. It is a way to imagine and together support the growth of European contemporary circus.

Subtopia is a member of the platform and part of the selection committee, which includes representatives from key circus centres and circus festivals across Europe, as well as experienced artists from the circus field.

Members of Circusnext Platform

Berlin Circus Festival (DE), Centre International des Arts en Mouvement (FR), Circuscentrum (BE), Espace Catastrophe (BE), Circus Futures (UK), Cirko Center (FI), Cirqueon (CZ), Sarabanda (IT), Festival Circolo (NL), Subtopia (SE), Cirkorama (HR), Cirkusfera (RS), Perspectives (DE), La Brèche (FR), La Grainerie (FR), Latitude 50 (BE), Lithuanian Dance Infomation Centre (LT), Kulturzentrum Tollhaus Karlsruhe (DE), Teatro da Didascalia (PT), Teatronas (LIT), Teatro Instabila Di Aosta (IT), La Central del Circ (ES), Mercat de les Flors (ES), Perplx (BE), Riga Cirks (LT), Room 100 (HR), Workshops of Culture in Lublin (PL). Plattformen koordineras av Jeunes Talents Cirque Europe (FR).

With the support of

CircusNext is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. Jeunes Talents Cirque is supported by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, the city of Paris, the regional council of Île de France, SACD and Institut Français.