Stockton International Riverside Festival Programme

  • Dates: 1st August - 4th August

Thursday, 1st August from 5:30 pm 

Motionhouse – Wild (WW)
Generik Vapeur – Droles d’Oiseux (FR)


Friday 2nd August, Saturday 3rd August, Sunday 4th August

Shows will be presented on Friday, Saturday and Sunday if not otherwise stated.
The main programme starts every day at 1:00 pm 

UK Companies 

Apocalyptic Circus – My House (WW)
Avanti Display – Full Circle (Friday and Saturday)
Axial Dance – Dissolve (Friday and Saturday)
Balloonatic – Bonkers Balloon Show
Desperate Men – Slapstick & Slaughter (Saturday and Sunday)
Dorothy’s Shoes – The Ragroof Tea Dance
Frolicked – Treasure Hunt (Thursday to Sunday)
Fully Booked Theatre – Once Upon a Wall (Friday and Sunday)
Initiative.dkf – Scalped (WW) (Sunday)
Joli Vyann – Lance Moi En L’Air (Sunday)
Joss Arnott Dance – Pulse! (WW) (Saturday and Sunday)
Kapow – Adrift (WW) (Saturday and Sunday)
Lo-Giudice Dance – Arc is Curious (Saturday and Sunday)
Mimbre – Lifted (WW) (Friday and Saturday)
Motionhouse – Wild (WW) (Thursday and Friday)
Newtons Ladder – Hope is a Thing with Feathers (WW) (Sunday)
Plunge Boom – Boing! (WW) (Saturday)
Ramshacklicious – Band at the End of the World (Saturday and Sunday)
Ray Lee – Congregation (WW) (Friday and Saturday)
Safety Catch Theatre – Doctor! Doctor!! (Friday and Saturday)
Spitz & Co – Les Gloriables (WW) (Friday and Saturday)
Stopgap Dance Theatre – Frock (WW) (Saturday and Sunday)
Tangled Feet – That Parking Show (Sunday)
The Fabularium – Reynard the Fox (Saturday and Sunday)
The Other Way Works – A Moment of Madness
Tickertape Parade – Fantabulosa! (WW) (Friday and Saturday)
Upswing – Catch Me (WW) (Friday and Saturday)
Wild N Beets – Buck a Brenda (WW) (Friday and Saturday)

International Companies 

Action D’Espace – Premier Cri (FR) (Saturday and Sunday)
Amer i África – Envà (SP)
Débordante Cie – Loin (FR) (Saturday and Sunday)
Elephants Laugh – Muljil2 (KR) (Friday and Saturday)
Funrinkai – Origami (FR) (Friday and Saturday)
Kamchatka – Kamchatka (SP) (Saturday and Sunday)
Libertivore – Phasmes (FR) (Friday and Saturday)
Presque Siamoises – Au Point du Jour (FR) (Saturday and Sunday)
Sisus Sirkus – Mosh Split (FI) (Friday and Saturday)
The Sporthorses and the Guggenheim Box – Rock the Box (CH) (Friday and Saturday)
Vincent Glowinski – Human Brush (BE) (Friday and Saturday)

(WW) stands for Without Walls 2019 Commission

Sunday, 4th August, 9:30 pm 

Theater Tol – Hotel Watercage (BE) (Closing Show)

Back to XTRAX / Stockton International Riverside Festival 2019 Showcase


To find out more about the XTRAX/SIRF Showcase contact Elena Cavallero at

Related Content


Adrift tells the story of two women, lost at sea on a moving wooden raft. A story told through dance, theatre, circus,…


WILD, the latest daring outdoor production from Motionhouse, explores our disconnect with the natural environment and how, in a world where many…

Lance moi en l’air

Lance moi en l’air is about the sensitivity and connection between two people which brings about compatible contradictions. Can we be strong…

Once Upon a Wall

Join Hum-T on her fast-paced dancing adventure through the streets of Lost Sandwiches. Build a giant wall, throw down some signature moves,…

A Moment of Madness

A Moment of Madness fuses compelling drama with the excitement of real-time gameplay to create a visceral new live experience. A large…


[itinerant street theatre] Eight characters lost in the city, each carrying their own suitcase. Passers-by or immigrants? Naïve and curious, their emotions…


Determined to reunite Europe, glamorous French actress Gloria Delaneuf takes her one-woman version of “Les Miserables” to the streets. She has dreamed…

That Parking Show

There are three certainties in life: death, taxes and people getting angry about parking spaces. But what really fuels the road rage?…

Slapstick and Slaughter

Two men recklessly attempt to confront the absurdity of war in just 40 minutes, using their bodies, their voices and the surrealist…

The Sporthorses and the Guggenheim Box

Clip-clop, here come the Sporthorses! They play a thrilling concert-show with their DIY electronic installation. The main instrument is the Guggenheim Box,…

Reynard the Fox

The tale of Reynard the Fox follows the woodlands most infamous scoundrel who prides himself on being the trickster of the forest….

Full Circle

Signifying a performance in the round, ‘Full Circle’ is also a reference to Avanti re-visiting where we began, creating a lo tech…


Step into the unforgettable magic of Fantabulosa! – a fantastical pop-up world of imagination, storytelling and glitter where boundaries are forgotten and…


Between 250kg of straw and 125kg of human mass, two people play around through the movement, balance, humour and composition of space,…

The Band at the End of the World!

Arriving in a cloud of raucous brass-heavy music, driving their homemade, water spurting, flaming and smoking battle contraption. Existing within their very…