TOPNEWS: "Dot and Line" is shortlisted on the circusnext platform 2020/21.


ABOUT THE PIECE: DOT AND LINE is a contemporary circus piece in a playful search of the dynamic point. Referring to the graphic dogma of Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky „A line is a dot on a walk“ the artist Sebastia n Berger is examining how this two fellows dot and line are behaving in space. Using manly object manipulation this piece transforms a fine […]


ABOUT THE PIECE: In 17th / 18th Century the precision of the gears of a clock was considered the perfect metaphor of national order. Criticised by Charlie Chaplin in Modern Times (1936), the clockwork man is considered the bedrock of a stable society and the working world. Today a flaunted lack of time / constant activity is emblematic of high achievers. The piece relates to the […]


ABOUT THE PIECE: In this 8 min groundbreaking act, Sebastian Berger shows a manipulation technique that he developed the last 9 years. All this surprising, never-seen-before-movements are served with pointed sarcasm. In this act Sebastian as „Professor“, is pushing the limits of juggling while also maintaining a high level of entertainment value.   Professor`s „THINGS“ won the Gold Medal of the International Juggling Association Competion […]

„…a congenial flow of object and body movements.“

-Eveline Koberg, tanz.at, 02.11.2017-


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„We bring passionately great pictures & thought provoking content on stage – served with high skilled object manipulation & nifty stage designs.“


FENFIRE, founded in 2004, consists of two core members, Christiane Hapt and Sebastian Berger. Together with Michael Caden Pike from Scotland they work in the experimental trans-disciplinary field of juggling and object manipulation. Sebastian and Michael developed most of the common repertoire of their respective masteries.


FENFIRE works worldwide in the fields of corporate productions, theatre and street theatre, festivals, traditional and contemporary circus, they are also a board member of the Austrian Federal Association for Circus Pedagogy. Consisting both product designers and circus artists, FENFIRE tries to unite sculptural and dramatic arts in their productions in order to show their audience the verve of object manipulation.

2016 FENFIRE made its first steps in contemporary circus field. Their first full-length show TRUST IN TIME.INC had its successful premier at Stadttheater Wiener Neustadt in October 2017. The second contemporary circus production DOT AND LINE, is shortlisted on the circusnext platform 2020/21.

FENFIRE has performed in 39 countries and 4 continents so far.

„visual stunning object manipulation which thrills the audience“

-Christoph Dostal, Wiener Neustadt TV, 02.10.2017-







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     Cultural Association FENFIRE / Kulturverein FENFIRE

     Donaufelder Strasse 91/508; 1210 Vienna; Austria

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