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Mikael Kristiansen

Mikael Kristiansen is a contemporary circus artist specializing in handbalancing. He has a background as a bboy and has a bachelor in circus arts from DOCH, Stockholm.
Since finishing school he has worked for companies such as Cirkus Cirkör and 7 Doigts de la main.
His main focus as a performer is the search for congruence between physicality, mental imagery and presence to bring life to the work. He is currently based in Sweden.

 

For an insight into the contents and thoughts behind Mikaels workshop Balanced Creation, check out this interview with the guys from Ardour shot at Wildfoot as part of their "Ardour Meets..." series:
 

 

And here's a peek into Mikaels view on balancing delivered as a TedX talk in Stockholm:

 

 

Find out more about Mikaels teaching and performing on his website here.

 

Find out more about Mikaels upcoming workshops: