Fanzini: Ballet Poulet

LANGUAGE  Gibberish
AGE  all ages

Fanzini - Mother Tongues Festival 2019

Two world class Olympian-level idiots bring to you their latest masterpiece. She has prepared a poetic, delicate and tender ballet. He has prepared a badass display of mayhem. She loves dancing, he loves chickens. Nut-cracking and Swan Faking their way into your lives, these two will make you really question which came first…her tutu or his toupée?


Fanzini Productions is a contemporary circus company founded and run by Con Horgan from Tralee, Co.Kerry, Southwest Ireland. Con has been performing since 1997 in a duo show Fanzini Brothers and performing solo as Professor Plunger. Fanzini Productions is one of the foremost street circus company based in the Republic of Ireland, touring nationally and internationally.
Fanzini productions are an Arts Council of Ireland funded company and have received four project awards. These awards resulted in four critically acclaimed shows, Cannonball CircusGuido Fanzini’s Impossible CircusProfessor Plunger and Circus Jukebox.
Fanzini Productions have worked with master clowns, John Lee of Fuse Performance Company, and Joe Dieffenbacher of Nakupelle, Mooky Cornish, John Towsen, director Arne Zaslove, Philippe Gaulier, and award-winning clown Fraser Hooper. Con has also received a certificate of clowning from Jango Edwards of the Nouvelle Clowning Institute in Barcelona.
Both Fanzini Brothers are fluent Irish speakers and perform regularly in Irish. They were invited to curate the Irish language events of the 2014 St. Patrick’s festival and produced the “Cirque Du Gael” Irish language circus tent as part of the Big Day Out celebrations in Merrion Square. They have been funded by Ealaíon an Gaeltachta.