Stéphanie N´Duhirahe

Stéphanie Nyota N’Duhirahe is a circus perfomer from Switzerland living in Prague. She is the co-founder of Cie Pieds Perchés, a new circus company performing mostly in Czech Republic, Switzerland, France. Stéphanie first graduated at the Superior School of Arts in Geneva (HEAD). During her studies, she tried to integrate circus into her artistic creations, producing performances in which the line separating circus and art performance is blurred. After that Stéphanie studied aerial rope at Circus School in Quebec. She works partly as a video and performance artist, exhibiting internationally (eg. Pratt Manhattan Gallery in New York), and partly as an aerial rope performer. Since graduation, Stéphanie has performed with major companies including Cirque du Soleil and Cirk La Putyka, and renowned venues such as The Roundhouse (London), the National Prague Opera, Letni Letna Festival Prague, Festival international del circo Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She also works with companies such as Collectif and then... (UK), Vit neznal a kol, and Cirkus Mlejn ( CZ). In 2017 she graduated from the one year course in circus dramaturgy, organized by the circus schools CNAC and ESAC. She also works as outside eye for different projects and as assistant dramaturge for the Fun Fatale Circus festival.

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