Circusstad Festival: Don't miss these gems!

Drum roll and confetti cannons ready, because in 2 weeks we will start Circusstad Festival in Rotterdam! From May 1st to 5th 2024 the center of Rotterdam transforms into a vibrant circus world, where young and old can enjoy breathtaking performances, adventurous workshops and surprising activities.

This year the festival promises to be an edition like never before!With international success performances such as Circa, Compagnia Baccalà and Still Hungry on the program, there is a guaranteed spectacle for the whole family.

Don't miss these gems of Circusstad Festival!

Humans 2.0

May 1 & 2, 2024

Humans 2.0 promises to be an unforgettable evening with stunning acrobatics, crazy stunts and breathtaking aerial acts. Circa's talented artists explore the limits of the human body with incredible power and precision.

Don't miss this unique performance! Experience contemporary circus of the highest level.

Humans 2.0 is being showered with rave reviews and standing ovations around the world. So what are you waiting for? Book your tickets now and enjoy this acrobatic masterpiece!

Only visible in the Netherlands during Circusstad Festival

2 clowns springend in de lucht met 2 jongleerballen boven hun hoofd voor een grijze muur.

Pss Pss
Compagnia Baccalà

Be enchanted by the poetic clowning of Compagnia Baccalà “Pss Pss”. This moving performance is about friendship and connection, and will take you on a journey full of humor, wonder and playful circus acts.

Discover the power of modern clowning and hold these top clowns in your heart forever.

The weight of water
Panama pictures

In “The Weight of Water”, Panama Pictures enchants the port of Rotterdam with a dazzling dance on a floating staircase. Six acrobats balance on the edge of the possible, while live music increases the tension.

A metaphor for our tottering world, where politicians discuss while we stand on the threshold of the future.

Let yourself be carried away by this poetic spectacle!

Glorious Bodies

Aging in the spotlight? The performance “Glorious Bodies” proves that age is not a limitation. Six acrobats between the ages of 55 and 67 push their boundaries in this unique mix of classical and contemporary circus.

Be inspired by their strength and resilience!

Still hungry

The female collective Still Hungry challenges you with their performance “Raven” – a surprising and moving look at modern motherhood. Expect a mix of acrobatics and storytelling that will make you think about working mothers and the power of women in the circus.

This performance will leave you with new insights. Do not miss it!

Circus City Gala: The unmissable evening full of circus magic in the Luxor Theater!

On Friday evening, May 3 the Circusstad Gala shines in the beautiful Luxor Theater. Step into the wonderful world of contemporary circus and brace yourself for an evening you will not soon forget.

The stars of the modern circus in Rotterdam:

  • International top talents: Be enchanted by the absolute crème de la crème of modern circus, with artists who have conquered the biggest stages in the world.
  • A touch of magic: Experience the unique energy of circus, feel the passion in every act, and be carried away by the irresistible wonder

Our program is large, diverse and extends across the Schouwburgplein, several theater halls, the Maritime Museum and even the Laurenskerk!
Check out our program page for the complete overview:

We are bursting with enthusiasm! The Schouwburgplein is ready to be transformed into a vibrant paradise full of fun, surprises and unforgettable moments for young and old.

Get ready for a whirlwind of musical acts, adventurous workshops, en attractive terraces with delicious snacks and drinks. Enjoy the atmosphere, and create memories that will last a long time. 🎡🎠

Be there! Tickets are flying out the door, so get yours now via our website. 🎟️

See you soon!

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