Activities for professionals

Fira Trapezi offers a theoretic and content frame to encourage discussion, connections and support between all parts involved in circus and performing arts field.

Friday, 11 May

10.30 – 11.30 h

The distribution of circus. Examples and proposals for the circulation and management of circus shows.

The main aim of this round table is to share experiences and resources around the distribution of circus and performing arts, to encourage discussion to find new proposals for shows circulation, mobility, engagement, occupation and visibility of the artists.

Trapezi will present several organizations and professionals dedicated to distribution of circus and performing arts at a national and international level.


  • Lo Máximo – Elena Ros (Madrid)
  • Portal 71 – Rocío Pindado (Bilbao)
  • Vaivén Circo – Violaine Bailleul (Londres/Granada)
  • La Chouette Diffusion – Cécile Imbernon (França/Bèlgica)

Presented by: Leandro Mendoza / Moderated by: Clara Matas

This session is dedicated to the whole sector. Especially to artists, companies, students and professionals in the fields of management and production of circus and performing arts in general.

In Spanish with no translation

12 – 13.30 h

Meeting with Programmers

Artists, companies, programmers and different agents of the circus environment will meet in order to encourage contacts and possibilities of engagement and collaboration.

With the support of the Professionals’ Association of Circus of Catalonia (APCC)

16 h


16.30 – 17 h

Welcome at Fira Trapezi 2018
By Leandro Mendoza

17 – 17.30 h

Opening Talk: May 68 – May 2018: 50 years of circus in Catalonia
By Jordi Jané

Addressed to all participants at Trapezi. Talk in Spanish with translated written English version.

Saturday, 12 May

10.30 – 11 h

Circus Networks: collaboration and support.

Presentation of several projects, which have a network approach in common: local, national and international initiatives, which work in programmes, circuits or structures developing collaboration strategies between different collectives and agents.

  • La Central del Circ – Ione Hermosa / Johnny Torres
  • NILAK, circ teatre itinerant – Oriol Escursell (Últim vals)
  • Circostrada Meeting 2019 – Cristian Londoño (Café de las Artes Santander)
  • SeaChange Arts Open Call – Veronica Stephens (SeaChange Arts / Out There Festival)

Session in Spanish and/or English

11.15 -12 h

Project presentations

Pitch sessions of recently premiered shows or pieces, which are now being created.

  • Random – Joel Martí & Pablo Molina
  • Sweet Drama – Dulce Duca
  • Sentinel – Circ Bover and Teatre Principal de Palma
  • Aigua – Nuc
  • Cuculand Souvenir – Roberto Olivan Performing Arts
  • Silenzio – Roberto Magro
  • No soc a casa – Cia. Manolo Alcántara

In Spanish and/or English

14 -16 h

Professional Lunch

Trapezi 2018 invites all registered professionals to this edition to have lunch together, to keep working on new connections and good conversations in a relaxed atmosphere.

Sunday, 13 May

13 -14 h

Farewell ‘vermut’

An informal meeting to toast with ‘vermut’, the most famous drink in Reus.
To all participants at Trapezi 2018!

All professional activities take place at the Professional Space at Fira Trapezi

Cal Massó
C. Pròsper de Bofarull, 7
43202 Reus

The activities are free but previous registration is required.

You can register at:

This programme is subject to changes.

Once in Reus, we will inform you about practical details and programme updates as well as other meeting points and events during the fair.

Further information:
+34 660 066 048