Oriol Escursell Domènech

Oriol Escusell Domènech takes his first steps in the circus world with the group Escarabellos at the age of 17, creating a trapeze duo with Daniel Guerrero and

touring around Cataluña. He graduates in physiotherapy in 2008 and then specializes in physiotherapy for performing arts at the CPAE. It’s only in 2009

that he decides to dedicate himself fully to circus, and he moves to Buenos Aires for a year of studies in trapeze and dance at the IUNA, at the Circo Criollo and at

the Circo del Aire. Once back in Barcelona he studies at the Anna Maleras dance school. In 2010 he enters the Contemporary Circus School Flic in Torino and

graduates in static trapeze in 2012. Back in Barcelona he takes part in Nusos de Dansa i Circ (Ateneu de 9 Barris), collaborates with G.Bistaki for the Aurillac

Festival and works on the research and creation project How to Fall with the trapeze performer Cohdi Harrel. They will then  take this project to New Mexico.

In 2013 he is a cofounder of the Suitcase Circus company (www.suitcircus.com) dedicated to circus courses and workshops. At the same time he also continues

his dance training at PARTS, Deltebre dansa, Dansecentrumjette, Charleroidanse, Garage29 (Brussels), Nun Art and La Caldera. This year as a dancer he

takes part in the video dance performance 1714, directed by Cligbcn ; El Banquet, directed by Laura Vilar and Miquel Barcelona; the video clip Not there

by Nacho Melús. In these year he worked as an actor in the show No feu bromes en l’amor at the National theatre TNC, with his trapeze number in Fira Trapezi de Reus, and in Mercat de les Flors with Jerome Bel

 

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