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.
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: