Family show: “Colorsphere” by Hands Some Feet
“Colorsphere” by Hands some Feet (Finland) is a captivating contemporary circus performance that’s perfect for both children and their adults. This show blends juggling, acrobatics, physical theatre and an unexpected use of technology to create an unforgettable experience.
May 17, Friday, 6PM
May 18, 11AM and 4PM
Where: Rīgas cirks (Merķeļa street 4)
Suggested age: 3+
Duration of the show: 50 min
About the show
Enter the strange and exciting world of Colorsphere, where a group of four explorers interact with playful yet stubborn creatures who keep producing new balls into their habitat. But the world of Colorsphere is shaken when a new, colorful ball appears, disrupting the balance of life and starting an uncontrollable chain of transformation.
This circus adventure is a story about exploration, change, and adapting to new environments. Join the explorers on their expedition into a new reality where they must learn to adjust to unexpected circumstances. Colorsphere takes both young and old spectators on an exciting journey towards completely new dimensions, promising a magical and memorable experience for everyone.
About the company
Hands some Feet is a contemporary circus company based in Tampere, Finland. The company was founded by Liisa and Jeromy Nuuk, both graduates of ÉSAC, the renowned circus university in Belgium. With a focus on creating exceptional contemporary circus experiences for both indoor and outdoor venues, Hands some Feet strives to make their performances accessible to all audiences, resonating with a wide range of people. Their debut show, “Hands some Feet,” premiered in Finland in 2018 and has since been seen by over 55,000 spectators worldwide. This success has propelled them to embark on new artistic endeavors. Currently, the company is touring with four different shows: Käpälin (premiere 2023), Colorsphere (premiere 2023), Hands some Feet (premiere 2018) and Babysphere (premiere 2023). With their creative vision and dedication, Hands some Feet continues to push the boundaries of contemporary circus, delighting audiences around the globe.
Colorsphere is created in collaboration with Kerttu and Adam Opus of Opus Company. The show has been in development since 2021 and is the first collaboration between the two companies. Founded in 2021, Opus Company focuses on conceptual works with a high dramaturgical drive. In Colorsphere, the companies wish to bring accessible yet high quality children’s culture to versatile audiences.
Photos: Heikki Järvinen, Teemu Paukamainen
Credits and info
Concept, performers, producers: Liisa Nuuk, Adam Opus, Jeromy Nuuk & Kerttu Opus
Technical director: Adam Opus
Costumes: Kerttu Opus
Executive producer (Cirko/Loisto): Salla Kurronen
Production: Circus Company Hands Some Feet in co-production with Cirko – Center for New Circus
Supporters: Finnish Cultural Foundation, Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation, Station Circus, Kangasala Arts Centre, Cirko – Center for New Circus, Kangasala-Talo
Premiere year: 2023
Until February 29 – early bird pricing
Your entry and presence on the event premises constitutes your consent to be photographed, filmed, and/or otherwise recorded and to the release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction of any and all recorded media of your appearance.
The tickets may be returned or changed only in cases when the show has been canceled or the dates have been changed.