Combining mindful circus artistry with dynamic roots music, breakbeats and ballads, spoken word and samples … evolving tradition with contemporary stylings.
|2016||Jan 1||Woodford Folk Festival||Woodford Australia|
|2016||Mar 09-14||Adelaide Fringe Festival||Adelaide, SA, Australia|
|2016||Mar 22-31||MOTN Festival||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|2016||Apr 1-2||MOTN Festival||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|2016||May 12-14||Kuulas Festival||Kouvola, Finland|
|2016||Jun 10-12||Andersen Festival||Siestri Levante, Italy|
|2016||Jul 01-02||Festas de Ourense||Ourense, Spain|
|2016||Jul 06||Cultura Aberta||Lugo, Spain|
|2016||Jul 08-10||City Spectacular||Dublin, Ireland|
|2016||Jul 16-17||City Spectacular||Cork, Ireland|
|2016||Jul 21||Festival Sul Filo del Circo||Grugliasco, Italy|
|2016||Jul 23||Ratataplan Festival||Lessona, Italy|
|2016||Jul 30||Festivalito||Segovia, Spain|
|2016||Aug 7||Stockton International Riverside Festival||Stockton, UK|
|2016||Aug 11-12||Manicomicos||LaCoruna, Spain|
|2016||Sep 23-30||Perth Royal Show||Perth, WA, Australia|
|2016||Oct 1-2||Perth Royal Show||Perth, WA, Australia|
|2016||Oct 3-4||AWESOME International Arts Festival for Bright Young Things||Perth, WA, Australia|
|2016||Oct 8-9||Floriade Canberra||Canberra, ACT, Australia|
|2016||Nov 10-14||FIC||Tenerife, Spain|
|2016||Dec 10||La fête des solidarités||Paris, France|
Established in 1992, The Chipolatas present unique performances incorporating high-octane circus skills, music, theatre and dance. Blending accordeon and acoustic rhythms with hip-hop and street style, our performances and inspiration are embedded in worldwide culture. This is the essence of our unique identity; mixing traditional roots with contemporary stylings.
The Chipolatas have a proven track record in professional and high quality arts provision, committed to inclusion and equal opportunities. Our repertoire includes a wide range of educational outreach projects, prioritising the passing on of skills and performance techniques to new generations.
Other Chipolatas projects include the coordination of youth / children’s physical performance projects, running workshops with community groups developing initiative and co-operation, promoting positive self-image and confidence in a supported structured environment.
Performed in 45 countries to date, The Chipolatas have a proven track record in professional and international high quality arts production.
The Chipolatas happily mix acrobatics, comedy, theatre, music and dance. They also speak in English, Spanish, gibberish and even in Finnish! Their lovely old-fashioned way combines with the energetic present.
Brilliantly Diverse, Mischievous and Expertly Coherent.
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The Chipolatas are a stand out act for many reasons – they are extremely entertaining, professional at all times on and off stage, doing their utmost to ensure that everything goes according to plan, which is no doubt one of the many reasons that they are in such high demand all across the world today.
I would employ the Chipolatas at the drop of a hat, and think they are fantastic artists with a global feel that works brilliantly for audiences. Not only are they easy to work with but they create fabulous shows suitable for all ages and venues. They cover the spectrum, so combined with a powerhouse of talent that makes them highly appealing.