Friday 21.04.2023. / 21:00

partner acrobatics, slack rope, vertical rope
circus tent at Zenta bay
One Two Many (Hungary)

“Restlesslegs” is an exploration of this painful, electrical, creeping, itching, crawling, or numb sensation that ultimately stops you from finding rest. The primary inspiration for the project were Sophie’s restless legs, not just metaphorically but as an actual medical condition. It transformed into a production where artists are communicating a parallel between the internal and external struggle of restlessness. It exists both in our bodies and in our societies as conditions we are mostly helpless to change. Yet we are confronted with them regularly and we continuously struggle to cope. 

Moreover, the condition of restless legs describes the situation of artists in Hungary very well: They have a strong urge to create, to participate. They have a role to play, but their hands are tied and resources are limited. They constantly feel that there is no way out, no real way in, stuck in a state of constant struggle. Yet when it comes down to it they still move, themselves and each other. Every step counts, is valuable, and matters. Even if it is not forward, yet.

One Two Many was formed in 2022 as a collaboration between Sophie Zoletnik, Marton Czuzi and Lennart Paar after having worked on several projects together over the previous years. The vision of the young collective is to bring together the many different talents of the performers as well as connect the still mostly separate performance and movement disciplines in Hungary.

The production was supported by: Trafó House of Contemporary Arts, National Cultural Fund, Inspiral Circus Center, Firebirds. The performance in Split is realized with the financial support of the Kultura nova Foundation, the Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Croatia and the City of Split.

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Circus analysis and criticism workshop with Jean-Michel Guy

20 — 22 April 2023

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.