The Show

Bürstner’s Club is a journey through the contemporary circus. It takes its inspiration from the communal life characteristic of travelling circus companies that still travel the world in the traditional way. There, among the circus tents and caravans, small groups of people face the good and the hardships of life all together, as a family.

The action begins in what appears to be a vacant lot with dreamlike overtones: a car and a caravan delimit the scenic space in a large central corridor. In the same scene and on both sides sits the public who is invited to live an immersive experience with a close and privileged view of the artists. Circus acts are intertwined with everyday scenes of unexpected consequences, hinting that not all is as it seems at Bürstner’s Club.

Seven characters, through various techniques typical of the circus, such as ribbons, ropes, “acroportes”, “icario games”, juggling, balance, carried out with great technical rigour, together with dance, theatre, opera and the surrealist absurdity of the clown, make us part of their concerns, the fear of loneliness, the anguish in the face of emptiness, the complexity of couple relationships, the sensation of tiptoeing through life, and how, from the infinite sharing of moments together, they come to understand each other, accept each other, and strengthen what unites them from their differences. Reconcile with life, his own life.

Although this show is presented on the FRESCORETA! stage, it’s scheduled to start late, as the show is aimed at adult audiences.


The Show

The Franco-Argentine artist Nicanor de Elia, after whom this company is named, has created and choreographed, with music by the Italian Giovanni di Domenico, a fast-paced show that combines juggling and contemporary dance. A cast of artists of diverse nationalities, including the Uruguayan Juan Duarte Mateos, the Brazilian Lucas Castelo Branco, the Argentine Nahuel Desanto, the Spanish Gonzalo Rodríguez Fernández and the French Walid El Yafi, star in a show with such a dose of rhythm and talent that you won’t know where to look.

Five sporty-looking jugglers meet on stage and warm up in front of the audience. The atmosphere evokes Pasolini’s Ragazzi. An absurd anthem sounds and the show begins, while the safety regulations and the rules of the game are explained to the public; references to the world of sport are evident.

Copyleft is the fruit of three years of research. A choreographic show that allows jugglers to adapt to the different situations that spaces can offer. The absurd and humor are added to the performative work, choreographic writing and juggling.


The Show

Peix is ​​a one-person show, balancing ladder acrobatics, music and the theatricality of the clown. The artist invites us to reflect, through the poetry of the absurd and the clown, on the impact of tourism, the power struggle, emptiness, silence and loneliness in the face of immensity, on the ridiculousness of being great and the longing to be little ones.

Peix is ​​a metaphorical journey into the human depths to search for what makes us keep swimming, searching, rowing, despite the magnitude and always unpredictable surprising strength of the waves. In 2019 it received the Fira Tàrrega Moritz Award for the Best Street Theatre Premiere.


The Show

Carlos Such, from Alicante, has since 2018 produced the Ibero-American Circus Festival (FIRCO). The first and only festival comprised of short performances exclusively from promising young artists. This Festival is recognised as one of the leading festivals on the national and international scene and is currently held at the Teatro Circo Price in Madrid.

On this occasion, FIRCO is playing at FRESCA! a show that reflects the artistic and technical plurality of the circus and is commanded by the Valencian Master of Ceremonies Raquel Molano. Plus, we have the Tripotes Company with us who, although resident in Switzerland, has a performer with roots in Alicante.