„One of the most original solo performances of the upcoming circus generation.”
(Petr Forman)

24. 5. 2024 – 30. 5. 2024


350 CZK – 450 CZK

Family show: suitable for adults and children 6+ years
Duration: 70 minutes without intermission
Place: Football field, Erpet Centrum, Praha 5 – Smíchov

In a wooden cabin open to the winds, John Henry, a modern-day lonely cowboy, opens a window into his animist and poetic universe.

Inspired by American literature (like Huckleberry Finn) and Stefan Kinsman’s own cultural origins, John Henry is a traveler at heart. He is a migrant for some, an adventurer for others. His travels are an endless journey of introspection.

In a sweet quest about his identity mixing manipulation of objects (becoming his stage partners) and Cyr wheel, Stefan Kinsman brings us in a sweet dance moving every fiber of the scene…

Photo Gallery

Created and interpreted by: Stefan Kinsman; associated artist of the National Circus Pole of Nexon
Sound creation: Chloé Levoy
Light creation: Gautier Devoucoux
Costume creation: Kim Marro
Scenography construction: Jean Marc Billon a Jani Nuutinen (Circo Aereo)
Special thanks for advice and support: Andrea Speranza
Help with the text: Michel Cerda
Musicians: Manu Deligne a Alejo Bianchi
Stage manager: Nicolas Flacard
Administration: Thomas Balouet
Co-production / residence: Le Sirque, Nexon National Circus Pole – New Aquitaine | OARA Artistic Office of the New Region – Aquitaine | Cirk’Éole, Montigny-lès-Metz – Great East / Le PALC, National Circus Pole of Great East | Flic Scuola di Circo – Turin, Italy | Avant-Scène Theater, Cognac – New Aquitaine / L´Agora, National Circus Pole of Boulazac – New Aquitaine | Grand Ciel – Great East / Plateforme 2 Pôles Cirque en Normandie – La Brèche in Cherbourg and the Cirque Theater of Elbeuf | House of the Creative and Cultural Economy of the New – Aquitaine / Angérien Association of Artistic Action (A4), Saint-Jean-D´Angély – New Aquitaine / Le Champ de Foire, Saint-André-de -Cubzac, New Aquitaine