Artistic Creator, Physical Theater Performer, Clown
Rui Paixão develops a work of investigation
exploring new possibilities within the language of the contemporary
clown and physical theatre, with a focus on artistic creation for the
public space. He started his artistic career as an independent creator
in 2015, where he was considered by Imaginarius the revelation of Street
Arts in Portugal and winning the OFF CIRCADA prize in Seville as an
emerging circus artist.
Up Until 2018, he completed 4 years of
touring having performed in many countries such as Portugal, Spain,
France, Germany, Holland, Scotland, Sweden, Poland and Brazil.
2019 he joined Cirque du Soleil in a new creation in Hangzhou, China,
becoming the first Portuguese performer to join the company as an
original creator (January 2019 to February 2020).