Beta Circus

Since 2020, Rīgas cirks together with partners Bussola (PT), Teatro Necessario (IT), and Ludifico (RS) promote the Creative Europe project BETA CIRCUS.

Registration for Beta Circus Online Workshops


International project Beta Circus invites to participate in Online Workshops about the participatory experience. In January and February 2024, four online workshops for participatory arts and circus are being organized. Workshops will be led by recognized participatory experience professionals from Portugal, Spain, the Netherlands and Italy who will share their professional experience in creating participatory…



August 15–20, RE RIGA festival at Rīgas cirks and Rīgas cirka skola offered not only a list of various great shows, but also a BETA CIRCUS meeting and four masterclasses intended for circus professionals, emerging circus artists, artists of other genres close to contemporary circus art (contemporary dance, acting etc) as well as for journalists,…

Photos: Re Riga! festival 2023


The international contemporary circus and street art festival RE RIGA! Nr. 11 has passed by a way too quickly – local and international shows, workshops for young and experienced artists and journalists, overwhelming indoor shows and surprising outdoor happenings mixed with sunny and stormy days in the literal meaning. It was a pleasure to meet…

BETA CIRCUS – open calls


𝗕𝗘𝗧𝗔 𝗖𝗜𝗥𝗖𝗨𝗦: 𝗣𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗽𝗮𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗲𝘅𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗻 𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗶𝘀𝘁𝘀 Participatory experience is an action that aims to create an European transnational opportunity to explore the participatory circus as a future trend to engage the public participation in the circus creative process, letting the audience to become co-authors, editors, and observers of the artistic work.   1….

PHOTO: Looking back on BETA CIRCUS Training week #4


Facing the mission to boost European trends and artists in circus arts, BETA CIRCUS aims to address new paths in contemporary circus and to offset the lack of opportunities for artists to get trained at a high professional level. BETA CIRCUS opened up an international programme to support the training of emerging professionals, based on…