Theater Op De Markt, Hasselt, Belguim - 11-14 August 2016
BLOCK by NoFit State Circus & Motionhouse (c) Steven Crammond
BEES! The Colony by Artizani (c) Warren King
8 Songs by Gandini Juggling (c) XTRAX
Vegetable Nannies by Plunge Boom (c) M.E.N Media LTD
Of Man and Beast by Company Chameleon (c) Brian Slater

Theater Op de Markt, Hasselt, Belgium


XTRAX will present a Spotlight on UK Street Arts as part of one of Belgium’s leading Street Arts Festivals’ Theater Op De Markt in Hasselt, 11 – 14 August 2016.


Theater Op De Markt consists of two festivals, one major Street Arts Festival, which takes place in the beautiful location of Hasselt in Flanders in the summer (even years) and a large circus festival in Neerpelt in the Autumn (odd year).

Theater Op de Markt Festival is a strategically significant showcase festival in Europe, which regularly attracts hundreds of promoters from Belgium and beyond.


This year’s programme will include:


An ambitious programme of Street Arts and Circus shows featuring 5 UK shows:

  • Artizani – Bees! The Colony
  • Company Chameleon – Of Man And Beast
  • Gandini Juggling – 8 Songs
  • Nofit State Circus And Motionhouse – BLOCK
  • Plunge Boom – Vegetable Nannies

Artists Presentations from 5 UK companies (Saturday 13 Aug):
Venue -University Hasselt, Campus Oude Gevangenis, Martelarenlaan 42 in Hasselt

10:00 – 10:30 – Tea and coffee & networking
10:30 – 12:00 – Artists presentations

    • Circus Geeks x Pangottic –  Project Vee 
    • Walk The Plank & Mr. Wilsons Second Liners –  Voodoo Rising
    • Tilted Productions – BELONGING(s)
    • Candoco Dance Company – You and I Know
    • Gobbledegook Theatre – Ear Trumpet
    • IOU – Rear View

Plus presentations from UK companies performing at the festival including;

    • Artizani
    • Gandini Juggling
    • NoFit State Circus

Breakfast meetings and opportunities for networking:

Directly meet many of the European and international promoters who attended Theater Op de Markt.

An exciting programme of Dutch and European street arts:

Benjamin Vandewalle (BE) – Inter-View | Berlin (BE) – Z V I Z D A L | Brecht Hermans (Oortocht) (BE) – Shared/Folder #2: I Play | Brüder (BE/NI) – Commercials Voor Een Beter Leven | Carré Curieux, Cirque Vivant! (BE) – Ode Aan Lyoba | Cie Artonik (FR) – The Color Of Time | Cie. Willi Dorner (AT) – Every-One | Collectif A Sens Unique (FR/CAN) – Léger Démêlé | Collectif Malunés (BE/FR) – Forever, Happily … | Compagnie Allégorie (FR) – Dispersion | Compagnie Attention Fragile (FR) – Tania’s Paradise | Compagnie Rasposo (FR) – La Dévorée, Femme De Cirque | Compagnie Sous X (FR) – No Visa For This Country | Comp. Marius (BE) – Figaro (Beaumarchais) | Defdef & Wing Nuts Decor (BE) – Verfie | Deux Sans Trois (BE) – Typo | Dusartgaard | D’irque & Fien (BE) – Sol Bémol | Eido (FR)/Muziekcreatie Die Verdammte Spielerei (BE) | Els Roobroeck/Covar (BE) – Pssst | G (NI) – Air | Galapiat Cirque/Jonas Séradin (FR) – Boi | Hendrik & Co (BE) – Craie De Trottoir | Hoge Fronten/Lieke Benders (Nl) – Gluren | Joke Emmers, Daan Van Bendegem En Matig Wonder (BE) – I Used To Love To Look At The Ocean | Leandre (ES) – Iceberg | Le Collectif G. Bistaki (FR) – The Baïna Trampa Fritz Fallen | Lies Serdons (BE) – Vase | Nick Steur/Stichting Soap (Nl) – A Piece Of 2 | Post Uit Hessdalen (BE) – Pakman | Schweigman & En Het Houten Huis (Nl) – Curve | Studio Orka (BE) – Chasse Patate | Taat (Nl) – Khor Ii | Tango Sumo (FR) – Around | Theater Tol (BE) – Life Of Tree | Three Of A Kind (BE) – Three Of A Kind | Withwit Vzw (BE) – Les Soeurs

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This collaboration is part of Platform 4:UK, a programme supported by Arts Council England and delivered by XTRAX that is designed to support the international promotion and export of UK street arts.

Presented in collaboration with the Flanders Arts Institute.