The company was born in Barcelona, in early May 2015, when three members of the company La Jove de la Galeria, Adrián Pérez Ramos (SP), Albert Estrada Sánchez (SP) and Bernat Messeguer Pérez (SP), decided to start up a journey with the aim of deepening the work begun with the show Jo:6. Latter, in June of the same year, Bàrbara Vidal Pascual (SP) joined them to start the creative process of In-Confort.

 

During the tour of this trip, the company focused on the professional exchange, realizing artistic residences in different European centres dedicated to circus and contemporary dance. Otherwise, creative periods were combined with the representations of the different working progress at various festivals such as Ex – Périmentations XXI (BE), Spacer Festival (PL), Artisti di Strada (CH), Circondario (IT), La Torre e la Luna (IT), Sul Filo del Circo (IT), Mirabilia Pills Festival (IT) and Ascona Dance Workshop (CH).

In February 2017, Arnau Andreu i Feixas (SP) substituted Albert Estrada as the fourth member of the company.


The premiere of In-Confort was on 2nd July 2017 at Mirabilia Festival (IT). The tour carried the company to different circus and dance festivals as Danza Estate (IT), Sarnico Busker Festival (IT) and Fira de Circ al Carrer of La Bisbal d’Empordà (SP, national premiere).


In January 2018, the company obtained a residence at L’Estruch Fàbrica de Creació de les Arts en Viu (SP), where they did the adaptation to the indoor version and its premiere.

Nowadays, Bàrbara Vidal and Bernat Messeguer start the creation of Cafuné, a project coproduced by Festival Circada (SP), where will be the premiere in June 2018. The show is directed by Pau Portabella (SP) and has the choreographic external view of Laia Santanach (SP) and the live music of Adrià Bauzà (SP). The project was selected by the creation program Haztegia 2017, awarded by Zirkozaurre Espacio de Artes Circenses de Bilbao (SP), and by the residence with exchange to La Chapelle (FR) of the C.IN.E. Sineu and the Teatre Principal de Palma (SP). Cafuné also obtained the 1st Jury Prize at the IV Matx de Circ - Circaire, Mostra de Circ d’Alcúdia (SP), and a Special Mention of the Jury at the the III Premio Internazionale Ratataplan (IT).

Integrants de la Cia. Du'K'tO
Bàrbara Vidal Pascual

Born in Palma de Mallorca on 10 October. From an early age she demonstrated a remarkable passion sport, and in 2001 began her artistic gymnastic training in the Club Gimnàstic Palma until 2008.
 

During these years, she consolidated a strong technical base, became federated and also participated in various regional competitions. In 2008, she moved to Barcelona to study a degree in Pharmacy at the University of Barcelona. Following new motivations, in 2011 she began to be instructed in the techniques of the circus arts at the Escola de Circ Rogelio Rivel, receiving acrobatics classes. Then, with a growing interest, she expanded her formation, starting in the world of handstand and aerial arts, at the same school and later at Es centre des circ - Circ Bover (Mallorca).

With three other artists, on 2015, she creates Cia. Du'K'to, a contemporary circus and dance company from Barcelona. In-Confort is the first production of the company, and its premier is at the Mirabilia Festival (IT) on the 2nd of June 2017. That summer the company would travel presenting the piece in different festivals such as, la Fira de Circ al Carrer de la Bisbal de l'Empordà (CAT). Presently the tour 2018 is being prepare.

The indoor version of In-Confort is presented for the first time at L'Estruch Fàbrica de Creació de les Arts en Viu (CAT), on the 2nd of February 2018.
 

At the same time Barbara is in a forming process as a hand to hand flyer, with Fernando Melki as a teacher, and she is also involved in the second production of the company, Cafuné. The project is an acrobatic duo with Bernat Messeguer (Cia. Du'K'to) and Adrià Bauzà (singer-songwriter from Mallorca), taking movement and music as the bases of the creation. Festival Circada (SP) co-produce the piece and will host its premier on June 2018. Pau Portabella is directing the piece and Laia Santanch choreographs it. Cafuné has been awarded with the First Prize of the Jury at the IV Matx de Circ - Circaire, Mostra de circ d'Alcúdia (SP), and also awarded with the Special Mention of the Jury at the III Premio Internazionale Ratataplan (IT).

Born in Tenerife on 6 July 1984. As a child he received training in men's artistic gymnastics. In 2005 he moved to Barcelona where he finished his degree in Science of Physical Activity and Sport, specializing in high performance gymnastics at INEFC Barcelona.

 

Then he interested in dance, doing various courses of classical, neoclassical and contemporary dance, through different schools as Àrea Espai de Dansa, Eulàlia Blasi and S-Tudio. He is also interested in vertical dance, receiving lessons from the company Del-Revés and in Onair Barcelona, where he performs with a show where contemporary, aerial and vertical dance are combined.


​At the same time, he was a teacher in the La Galeria Escola de Dansa, teaching acro-contemporary with Joahn Volmar. In this school he became part of the dance company La Jove de la Galeria, creating first El Peso del Alma Olvidada; a piece of 10’ directed by Joahn Volmar, which was played at various stages in Barcelona.

Later, as winners of the residence EscenaNord 2014, the company created JO: 6, a work that mixes dance, circus and storytelling that has been nominated for the Premis Zirkolika de Circ de Catalunya 2014 as the best emerging company of the year. During 2015 the company played in different national stages that will eventually lead to the internationalization of the show.


In addition to his artistic training and his work as an artist, he devotes much time at the Club Gimnàstic Sant Boi where he teaches men’s artistic gymnastics and aerobic gymnastics.

With three other artists, on 2015, he creates Cia. Du'K'tO, a contemporary circus and dance company from Barcelona. In-Confort is the first production of the company, and its premier is at the Mirabilia Festival (IT) on the 2nd of June 2017. That summer the company would travel presenting the piece in different festivals such as, la Fira de Circ al Carrer de la Bisbal de l'Empordà (CAT). Presently the tour 2018 is being prepare.

At the same time, on 2017, he takes part as a performer in Sci-Motion, a dance piece directed Adrián Vega (Iron Skulls Company). Adri also teaches dance courses at different academies in Barcelona, amongst others, Nunart, Àrea escola de Dansa and Centre Cívic la Teixonera.


​The indoor version of In-Confort is presented for the first time at L'Estruch Fàbrica de Creació de les Arts en Viu (CAT), on the 2nd of February 2018.

At the moment Adri is working on the third production of the company, his solo creation: Calima.

Adrián Pérez Ramos
 
Arnau Andreu i Feixas
 

Born in Vic on 23 October 1984. He studied a degree in Social Education at the University of Vic, and worked during more than two years in the field. At the same time, he started to become interested in circus, taking lessons in La Pèrgola and Piccolo Circus (Barcelona).
 

In 2009 he was accepted in the preparatory school Escola de Circ Rogelio Rivel,complementing his artistic profile with contortion lessons with Anne Miren, handstands with Quim Girón and dance with Jesús Cobos. During this time, he was involved in different productions of the school, like El Covador, directed by Alba Sarraute (Fira Trapezi de Reus 2011).
 

In 2011 he was accepted in Codarts University of Arts (Rotterdam, Netherlands), where he finished his circus degree, specialised in trapeze. During these four years of formation, he participated in projects like Sculpture Internacional Dance Works with André Gingras, Day out Day in with the company The Dancers, Follow Me by Andreas Schafenberg, Malediction by Bret Pfíster and Tension Trail by Julien Auger.

In 2015 he premiere at Circusstard Festival (NL) his solo "exit" The Onion Technique, with the external eye of Alba Sarraute, which he still performs nowadays.

 

In 2015 he became one of the founders of the company Collective Penguins, with whom he tours the show Tension Trail. At the same time, he started participating in different shows with the company Si Lo Sé No Me Cuelgo.


These last years Arnau has worked as a trapeze teacher in the schools La Pèrgola and Onair Barcelona. Nowadays he works with the company L’Eloinne in the show Flux Tendu, and has become part of the Cia. Du’K’tO, substituting permanently Albert Estrada, in the show In-Confort.

The 2nd of Febrary 2018 he premiere In-Confort Indoor at L'Estruch, Fàbrica de Creació de Sabadell (ES). Nowadays Du'K'tO Company have the both version of In-Confort on tour. 

Bernat Messeguer Pérez

Was born in Esplugues de Llobregat on the 13th of October 1988. On 2009 he joins some circus lessons at the Circ Petit (CAT), where will discover what circus world can offer and decides to prepare him self for the audition in Escola de Circ Rogelio Rivel (CAT), where he will be accepted on 2010. During the next three years he will be formed in Barcelona and at the same time he will participate in different festivals as performer, such as Circ en Transhumància
2011
Zirko Zirkora 2012Fira de Circ al Carrer de la Bisbal d’Empordà 2012 or Curtcirkit 2012-2013.


After the school Bernat keeps his formation taking contemporary dance lessons at La Galeria Escola de Dansa (CAT), and is taken in the dance company La Jove de la Galeria. With this company they create first El Peso del Alma Olvidada; a contemporary dance piece directed by Joahn Volmar, playing in different stages in Barcelona. After, as winners of the art EscenaNord 2014, the company creates JO: 6, a one hour piece that mixes dance, circus and narrative. It was nominated at the Premis Zirkolika de Circ de Catalunya 2014, as a best emerging circus company. During 2015 the company will perform the piece on national and international festivals.


At the same time Bernat works as a circus teacher, amongst others, in Escolade Circ Rogelio RivelEspai Jove Boca NordAteneu l'HarmoniaAtlantis el Surgir del ArteCronopis Espai de Circ.

With three other artists, on 2015, he creates Cia. Du'K'tO, a contemporary circus and dance company from Barcelona. In-Confort is the first production of the
company, and its premier is at Mirabilia Festival (IT) on the 2nd of June 2017. That summer the company would travel presenting the piece in different festivals such as la Fira de Circ al Carrer de la Bisbal de l'Empordà (CAT). Presently the tour 2018 is being prepare.


The indoor version of In-Confort is presented for the first time at L'Estruch Fàbrica de Creació de les Arts en Viu (CAT), on the 2nd of February 2018.

At the same time Bernat is in a forming process as a hand to hand base, with Fernando Melki as a teacher, and he is also involved in the second production of the company, Cafuné. The project is an acrobatic duo with Bàrbara Vidal (Cia. Du'K'tO) and Adrià Bauzà (singer-songwriter from Mallorca), taking movement and music as the bases of the creation. Festival Circada (SP) co- produce the piece and will host its premier on June 2018. Pau Portabella is directing the piece and Laia Santanch choreographs it. Cafuné has been awarded with the First Prize of the Jury at the IV Matx de Circ - Circaire, Mostra de circ d'Alcúdia (SP), and also awarded with the Special Mention of the Jury at the III Premio Internazionale Ratataplan (IT).

This site was designed with the
.com
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now