Three countries, three jugglers, three objects. 45 minutes filled with humour, craziness and secret techniques never seen before by a human audience. The three characters live in an absurd universe, with contradictory logic where stupidity reigns and juggling is the mother tongue. The show is a mix of three completely different personal styles, shown through theatre, improvisation and the obsession with objects. This show is adaptable to any place and thinkable circumstance such as rain, gale or erupting volcanoes.
“Piti Peta Hofen Show” was created in 2017, as a product of a visceral need of the three artists after their graduation at the “Centre des Arts du Cirque de Toulouse – Le Lido”. The creation was self-produced by the Cie. LPM and had its premiere at the Festival Circumnavigando (IT). Since then it has gained great acceptance by various audiences, both young and old, families or loners, animals or religious people, and above all unemployed artists. The performance is based on extreme poetry. A style of dramaturgy where the notion of improvisation and acting are mixed in a dimension of creative chaos.
The performance of “Piti Peta Hofen Show” in Split is realized with the financial support of Teatroskop (part of the “Circus (must) SEE” program), Kultura nova Foundation, the Ministry of Culture and the media of the Republic of Croatia and the City of Split.
The workshop is intended for critics, journalists, editors and performance theorists, regardless of their media experience or knowledge of contemporary circus art, from Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Kosovo. Applications are open until 23:59 p.m. Sunday, April 2 2023.
You can purchase tickets at the WEBshop and one hour before the start of each performance at the venue (circus tent, Dom mladih, Kopilica). The festival pass is valid for all days of the festival and includes eight performances with tickets (Duel, Juggling Concert, My Death and me, Piti Peta Hofen Show, Restlesslegs, Runa, The Thin Line and #Manifesto), nine performances with free entrances (entry priority) and a festival bag. If you would like and can afford to support the organization of the Festival and the structures behind it, you can purchase a bit more expensive festival pass and help the future development of contemporary circus and outdoor arts in our city and region.