THE SIRENS’ SONG – MÉCHANIQUE VIVANTE (FR)
OPENING OF PASSAGE 2017: A meeting between man, machine and music, creating a dreamlike soundscape and journey
Shipwreck – Kumulus (FR)
A colourful orgy. Extravagance, decadence, mad excess – both fascinating and repulsive at the same time.
POWER OF DIVERSITY – PAN.OPTIKUM (DE)
The Crossing Lines Project. Experience a wide-scale visual dance show with projections at the Cultural Port. As part of the EU Power of Diversity project, PASSAGE was able to experience Pan.Optikum’s site-specific performance created for Marienlyst Castle in 2016.
LYST #HELSINGØR – TEATER BÆST (DK)
TICKET PERFORMANCE – for one audience at a time ‘I challenge you to distinguish a naked prostitute from any other naked woman.’ With these words the performer puts her own naked body at stake, both physically and psychologically, intertwined with her field of research: Sex Work. The audience is invited into a private and intimate […]
MOSH SPLIT – SISUS (FIN)
A 9,5 meters high truss structure and a camper van: From there surprising characters and crazy ideas follow each other.
Uncomfortable places – SISUS (FIN)
Parking places and spaces between housing blocks are often perceived as uncomfortable places for human interaction. PASSAGE festival has invited the Finnish circus company Sisus Sirkus to carry out a twenty minute artistic investigation and intervention of such places in the north-western part of Helsingør. Join the five women on their journey inbetween the houses […]
THE SNAIL EFECT – KADAVRESKY (FR)
What does circus have to do with ski? With balls, a table and three drawers? With four pieces of wood? In their performance, Kadavresky challenge these questions. The poetry of the moment meets with bouncing and balancing, the apparent ease of the movements reveals untied bodies, and the burlesque counterpoints with the risk taken. Routes, […]
TEKERAOI AM MANANGA – Next Door Project (DK)
TICKET PERFORMANCE: Imagine being driven out from your home country. To wander and roam restlessly around. Because you have no choice.
RUSTY NAILS AND OTHER HEROES – TAMTAM OBJEKTENTHEATER (NL)
TICKET PERFORMANCE: A cross-over between theatre, visual art and animation. Two performers slide old cardboard under a camera and on the horizon a desert appears.
UDUL – LOS GALINDOS (CAT)
TICKET PERFORMANCE: A time for play and involvement: a circus of gut-feeling; visceral and direct.
MARÉE BASSE – SACÉKRIPA (FR)
TICKET PERFORMANCE: Benjamin and Mickael, two antiquated variety acrobats, lead a life of nostalgia for their past popularity and glorious past. Sullen and clever, they play with danger in an attempt to feel alive. Sit back, relax and spend some quality downtime with them as they roll out their rundown but weirdly labour-saving home. They […]
LIBÈLUL-LA – TOTI TORONELL (CAT/ES)
TICKET PERFORMANCE: In a little fair theatre, Pili’s husband has to take up all the roles, and, accidentally, he opens up an entire particular and magical universe.
SILENT ZONE – CPH Opera Festival (DK)
TICKET PERFORMANCE: You are invited into a dysfunctional family in this newly composed opera by Louise Alenius.
Passage FAMILY DAY (int)
Family Day in Helsingborg: Sunday, August 6th Round the festival with a nice family day in Helsingborg in the beautiful castle garden at Kärnan Above the city center. Kl 12.00 ALL-KAZOO VID KÄRNAN Lila Gatubandet (SWE) Kl 13.00 GIRAFFERNE Xirriquitela Teatre (CAT) Kl 13.30 OPEN DOOR Pere Hosta (CAT) Kl 14.00 JACK & BÖNSTJÄLKEN Banditsagor […]
VED AT SE OP SER HUN NED – ANNETTE SKOV (DK)
ARTIST ANNETTE SKOV EXHIBITS ARTEFACTS FROM CLOSED HOSPITAL AT KULTURVÆRFTET (THE CULTURE YARD) Annette Skov should have presented the performance Operation Nightlight on August 2 at 9 pm. The show has unfortunately been canceled, but the artist’s work with collecting and creating artefacts at the hospital can be seen at the exhibition ”By looking up […]
Teen-Anmelderteam – Inge Agnete Tarpgaard (DK)
In the Teen-Reviewer Workshop, is a place where teenagers report theater performances.
Dad is Cycling in a Circle – Teater 23 (SE)
Something is not quite right on the city streets. Someone is sabotaging all the skateboards, inline skates and air boards. But the bicycles have been left untouched…
Culture across borders – Abduljabbar Alsuhili (YE)
An interactive performance where the audience themselves may be co-creators by following given instructions on headphones and thus becoming part of the performance. Gives in Arabic, English and Swedish.
Varieté Paradiso – Kompani Paradiso (S)
Join the Nycirkus clowns on a magical journey across the seven gardens full of trolls, juggling, laughter and funnels. The artists improvise and play with the audience and have lots of exciting supplies with them. A family performance with love theme, a lot of music and surprises. Kompani Paradiso Magnus Jarlöv and Jan Unestam created […]
The Hens – de frigående hönsen……..som gick för långt! – Alice Barte + Camilla Högström (SE)
The chickens Maj-Björn and Karl-Astrid like to be in town and meet people.
Allt ljus på dig – Rita Winde (SE)
Here I come to sleep with my scene again to you. We hikers who have the room with us, do not risk being without space and it is also nice that the scene is mobile so that it finds a way in the city.
Miss Höök-Fertig – Gina Cinnamoni (GB)
Miss Höök-Fertig is the woman with less life experience than a dragonfly. When Miss Höök-Fertig detects his surroundings, everything can happen. Her manic emotional state of joy and sadness flows like a long-awaited urine ray, as she seeks confirmation, love and warmth of her fellow human beings. If you have previously been curious about the […]
All-kazoo vid Kärnan – Lila Gatubandet (SE)
Come and play kazoo, dance and sing with Lila Gatubandet!
Kärleksmingel – Kulturbyrån Paradiso (S)
At the high level, Magnus trixes, pleases and improvises from the Culture Bureau Paradiso with all of us. Come and let yourself be seduced in the universe of love, perhaps a little magic and enchantment! Culture Bureau Paradiso A production company for cultural experiences and pedagogy run by Magnus Jarlöv himself as a new circus […]
Koala – Kompani Hint (SE)
A child and family-friendly feel-good performance, acrobatic and fun, inspired by our many performances for children traveling around the world.
Elddrömmar – Kompani Paradiso (SE)
Fire Dreams is a fire show with mysterious and suggestive live music. In a sound plan that makes the audience dream and fantasize, the new circus artists create a hair-racing performance with fakirry and firepower in the mood of the night sky, the dark water and the flames of the fire. Kompani Paradiso Magnus Jarlöv […]
Dijay Mustang Show – Kulturbyrån Paradiso (S)
The Dijay Mustang Show is a show featuring a mix of circus and standup with juggling, magic, fakir and dj.
Orkestern som kom bort! – Cirku(s) lera (S)
Circus director Mimi has a show to put up and has sold massively with tickets to an expectant audience. But where have all artists gone? And the music and the orchestra? Mimi suddenly gets a nice flash how she will save the show. There is talent in front of the nose on the streets of […]
Jack and the Beanstalk- Banditsagor (SE)
Jack plants a magical bean that grows all the way up to the clouds. He climbs the bean stalk and discovers a magical world. But, among the clouds lives a hungry and angry giant who isn’t willing to abandon his stolen treasures… Jack and the beanstalk is a classic fairy tale that Banditsagor has reimagined […]
Akropanik – Cirkus Trattofon (S)
Two characters are getting ready for their circus act. Before show time, they experience a range of feelings from boredom to laziness, jealousy, joy and sheer panic. Finally, it’s go time. Time to make an entrance. Acropanic is an acrobatic variety show for children filled with light-hearted physical comedy. Adults and children alike will identify […]
Statue walk among stone, bronze and asphalt (S)
Statue walk in Helsingborg’s city together with Helsingborgspoeten Mikael Rudesjö and composer Mikael Rasmusson.
The Street Circus – Daniel + Kimberly Craig (CAN/USA)
A show that embodies the amazement of going to a modern circus and everything fun and spontaneous about street performing!
PASSAGE Cabaret – BLUENETTE SISTERS + VARIOUS ARTISTS (INT)
Saturday night we will throw all balls in the air, take a deep breath and present artists that will improvise through the show.
Burning Ambitions – MAX NORMAL PRODUCTIONS (NOR)
Burning Ambitions is a performance built up from and around fire acts, with flavours of sideshow, hints of burlesque and comical theatre.
Closure Family Day in Helsingborg
Sunday 6th August the festival is rounded off with a beautiful family day in Helsingborg in the beautiful castle garden at Kärnan above the city center. The whole area will full of street theater and music for all ages and small theater classics, dazzling circus acrobatics, dance and giraffes in the afternoon.
Workshop La grande Pagina Bianca – WORKSHOP MED ARTKADEMY (IT)
Come and join when the Picture School opens for its suitcases with secret life. Legs, arms, eyes, hair, wings, horns and sharp claws are waiting to turn into imaginative masks, fabulous animals and enchanting images. Everyone is welcome.
WORKSHOP – BILLEDSKOLE (DK)
Come and join when Picture School opens for its suitcases with secret life. Legs, arms, eyes, hair, wings, horns and sharp claws are waiting to turn into imaginative masks, fabulous animals and enchanting images. Everyone is welcome.
The Balance – Cikaros (DK)
The Balance is a contemporary circus performance exploring the point of balance.
Sherlock Holmes – Dansk Rakkerpak + teatret fair play (DK)
Sherlock Holmes’ deadly enemy, Moriarty, escapes from his cell in the Tower of London and proclaims that he will steal the crown jewels of Queen Margrethe from right under the nose of Sherlock Holmes.
Store Illusioner – Thalias Tjenere (DK)
Århus, 1910 – the Golden Age of Danish silent cinema. Where heroes are heroes and villains are not very nice.
Ups and Downs – Cirque Content Pour Peu (FR)
Two circus artists enter the ring to give their usual show, performing acrobalance.
ANOTHER NORMAL DAY – MAX NORMAL productions (NOR)
A man arrives with a suitcase and manages to turn the street into theatre. Suddenly a crowd appears and the street is filled with the sound of laughter and applause.
Stockholm Street Varieté (int)
It is with pleasure that we once again invite you to a varieté night in the company of Stockholm Street Festival.
Blunette Sisters + the Seaman Orchestra – Brunette Bros. (INT)
Come along on a musical voyage with the swinging, singing & sweet talkin’ Bluenette Sisters and Seamen.
KING OF THE JUNGLE – REACT! (SE)
People passing in the street. The animals of the modern city jungle.
Happiness – Teater Kriskat (DK)
A reckless, political and humorous performance that pokes at the Danish notion of happiness.
URBAN ET ORBITCH – MICROSILLON (FR)
Bobitch, old ageless, stranded in his wheelchair, amuses himself shuffling his playing crads. This night he has decided: he will kill his boredom!
slapstick and slaughter – desperate men (uk)
Two men recklessly attempt to confront the absurdity of war using their bodies, their voices and the surrealist toolbox of DADAism.
THREE OF A KIND – THE PRIMITIVES (BE/DE/UK)
Three middle aged men appear. They are dressed in suits. They have something to deliver, but cannot seem to remember what? Nor where? Nor to whom?
HELTE Street performance – GLAD TEATER (DK)
In a world hit by financial crisis and general discouragement, we need heroes!
THE YELLING KITCHEN PRINCE – BRAM GRAAFLAND (NL)
Actor, musician and theatre maker Bram Graafland is The Yelling Kitchenprince.
GIRAFFERNE – XIRRIQUITEULA TEATRE (CAT)
Two giraffes and their youngster stroll through the city accompanied by musicians who playfully create a dreamlike, savannah atmosphere.
IRAKURRIZ – SHAKTI OLAIZOLA (ES)
A contortionist in a world of books: Immerse yourself in the peculiar world of a girl who turns daily actions and objects into a game.
TIMBER – THE PRIMITIVES (BE)
It’s the Day of the Carpenter, and to celebrate the yearly occasion our two brothers polish their tools and gather their planks of wood to appear before an assembled crowd and rejoice in the beauty of their craft.
The BIG FAMILY – FADUNITO (CAT)
A mother and her children are taking a casual walk in the city. But there is something unusual about them:
SMOKE – PLUNGE BOOM (UK)
A man moves amongst members of the public. Gradually smoke begins to creep out from his trouser leg.
Everything In A Suitcase – Luigi Ciotta (IT)
An imaginary hotel, full of guests and too many old suitcases.
Castaways – La Industrial Teatrera (CAT)
This is a clown show about two everyday castaways living adrift.