new talent

The deadline to enter your proposal for ‘new talent’ has passed. 

New talent wanted

Are you a young circus artist (14+) or an amateur artist (14 to 99 years) with an artistic idea that you would love to develop? Then Circusplaneet is looking for you!

Between October 2020 and October 2021, Circusplaneet will support young circus artists and amateur artists during their artistic process. The support is mainly artistic but can be partly (circus) technical. Everybody starting the age of 14 with an artistic idea can enter his or her candidacy, solo or in group.


– You are 14 years or older
– Your artistic project has never received means in the context of the Flemish ‘Circusdecreet’
– You have a concrete artistic idea and you know what you need to realise it


– The complete process (start – create – perform) runs from October 2020 to October 2021
– Our coaches will guide you 20 hours during the creation process
– Coaches are assigned in dialogue with Circusplaneet
– Each project starts with an individual intake in October/November
– During the entire time of the process, you can subscribe for the artist training (120 euro / year)
– There are 2 performances planned during the process, where your presence is mandatory and you will show your work-in-progress. The first one will be on December 11, the second one in March
– Each project will close with a work-in-progress show or full performance during an event of Circusplaneet (planet malem, Funky Friday, Eindspektakel, Planeet Sierk, …)
– You are responsible for the administrative side of the project (appointments, rehearsal dates, …)


This process is completely free. But you can help us by promoting Circusplaneet to your parents, friends, family, grandparents, …  Find more info here.


Are you ready for the challenge? Fill in this form (in Dutch) by October 18th the latest. Download the file and fill in all the questions as thorough as possible. Send the form, together with some pictures or videos if wanted, to before October 18.

Good luck! If you have questions, do not hesitate to get in touch with

Curious about projects from previous years? Look at the bottom of this page to get an idea of what is possible.

“We want to go on a voyage of discovery with young people and amateur artists, to explore together who they are and where they want to go in their lives.”

New Talent is always looking for an audience. Contact us for info and bookings:
+32 (0)9 228 92 72