no longer strangers

No Longer Strangers is a rope act created and performed by Natalie Oleinik and Joachim Ciocca


Winner of Young Stage International Festival in Basel 2019, Switzerland

Cirque du Soleil prize for "Artistic Vision and Innovation"

Palazzo Colombino prize

Winner of the National Theatre Special Prize at Budapest Circus Festival 2020

Past Dates


Budapest Circus Festival, ‘Lyrical Night Show’ and Gala Show, January 10/13 2020

Palazzo Colombino Basel, November 22 2019 to January 5 2020

Young Stage International Circus Festival, May 9-14 2019

"Then, a rope brings together two beings who have only one life .
The guide, for a moment, binds to a stranger who will become a friend.

When two beings share the best and the worst, they are no longer strangers".

Gaston Rébuffat

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No longer strangers - Technical informations

Vertical rope duo

time: 6min30s
Technical requirements: 

a point of attachment at a minimum of 7.5m

Credit Photos: Pablo Wünsch Blanco. International festival Young Stage 2019