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PEDRO TOCHAS – THE SCULPTOR CLOWN

Show description:

Tochas_ClownA visual treat for all the family that will entertain and amaze. Pedro creates a real-life silent movie before your eyes, with a tale of immortal love, heroes, villains, and of course balloon sculpting. An one-man equivalent of “Wallace and Gromit”, Pedro is renowned as one of the world’s best and most original street clowns.

Duration of performance:50 minutes

Video:

 

For more information: tochas@pedrotochas.com

Pedro Tochas’ small Biography:

Pedro is a regular street and stage performer and a past cast member for a popular Portuguese TV comedy series. He gained his prowess through studies in physical theatre and comedy at the Celebration Barn Theater (USA) and Circomedia-Academy of Circus Arts and the Physical Theatre (UK).

Awards:

Winner of best act at Landshuts 2. Internationales StadtSpektakel 2008 (Germany)

Winner of the Adelaide International Buskers Festival 2006 (Australia)

Winner of “Best Hair” award
The 19th Halifax International Busker Festival (Canada)

Winner of “Streets of fools” award “The Biggest Fool 2003” (Norway)

Second place in the International Busking Competition
Killarney SummerFest 2003 (Ireland)

 

Festivals:

2014

Famous Humor Fest (Lisbon – Portugal)
Landshuts 8. Internationales StadtSpektakel (Landshuts – Germany)
Festival Roulez Carros! (Carros – France)
The Durham Streets Summer Festival 2014 (Durham – England)
Bolton’s Food and Drink Festival 2014 (Bolton – England)
Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Edinburgh – Scotland)
Kristianstad Internationell Gatuteaterfestival (Kristianstad – Sweden)
Halmstad Internationella Gatuteaterfestivalen (Halmstad – Sweden)
Landskrona Gatuteaterfestival  (Landskrona – Sweden)
PASSAGE Helsingör International Gadeteaterfestival (Helsingör – Denmark)
PASSAGE Helsingborg Internationell Gatuteaterfestival  (Helsingborg – Sweden)
Winnipeg International Children’s Festival (Winnipeg – Canada)
Namur en Mai (Namur – Belgium)
Al Ghurair Centre’s Dub Fest International Street Theatre and Comedy Fair (Dubai)
The Taste of Tasmania (Hobart – Australia)

2013

FESTOLA 2013 (Carregosa, Oliveira de Azeméis – Portugal)
Festival de rue de Braine l’Alleud (Braine l’Alleud – Belgium)
Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Edinburgh – Scotland)
Stockholm Street Festival on Tour (Umeå, Lund, Varberg and Trollhättan – Sweden)
Stockholm Street Festival (Stockholm – Sweden)
Escola Zheng Guaniyng (Macau)
Namur en Mai (Namur – Belgium)
Melbourne International Comedy Festival (Melbourne – Australia)
Hoopla Festival (Sydney – Australia)
2013 UpTown Waterloo Comedy Festival (Waterloo – Canada)
World Buskers Festival (Christchurch – New Zealand)

 

2012

Landshuts 6. Internationales StadtSpektakel (Landshuts – Germany)
Festas de Paço de Arcos 2012 (Paço de Arcos – Portugal)
Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Edinburgh – Scotland)
Dundas International Buskerfest 2012 (Dundas – Canada)
Festival i (Águeda – Portugal)
Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix (Bahrain)

2011

Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Edinburgh – Scotland)
Festival of Fools ( Burlington – USA)
Stockholm Street Festival (Stockholm – Sweden)
Festas do Almonda (Torres Novas – Portugal)
Festa do Teatro 2011 (Albergaria-a-Velha – Portugal)
Dubai Street Festival (Dubai)
2nd annual Southland Buskers Festival (Invercargill – New Zealand)
World Buskers Festival (Christchurch – New Zealand)

2010

MoodIndigo 2010 (Bombay – India)
Landshuts 4. Internationales StadtSpektakel (Landshuts – Germany)
Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Edinburgh – Scotland)
Street Performance World Championship (Dublin – Ireland)
Street Performance World Championship (Cork – Ireland)
Cest is d’Best 2010 (Zagreb – Croatia)
Melbourne International Comedy Festival (Melbourne – Australia)
The Dubai Festival (Dubai)

2009

Landshuts 3. Internationales StadtSpektakel (Germany)
BuskerFest (Toronto – Canada)
Göteborgs Kulturkalas (Gothenburg – Sweden)
Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Edinburgh – Scotland)
Spraoi Festival 2009 (Ireland)
Celebrating Coventry 2009 (England)
“Street of Fools” (Porsgrunn – Norway)
Waterloo Arts Festival (Canada)
Dundas Busker Festival (Canada)
Festival City (Dubai)

2008

Variety Street at “Ådraget” (Gävle – Sweden)
Landshuts 2. Internationales StadtSpektakel (Germany)
Shrewsbury International Street Festival (England)
Streets of Play (Durham – England)
Festival of Fools ( Burlington – USA)
Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Edinburgh – Scotland)
Sai prá rua (Valença – Portugal)
Brighton Fringe Street 2008 (England)
Ashbourne International Streetfest (England)
Hat Fair (Winchester – England)
20th Annual Kingston Buskers Rendezvous (Canada)
Fremantle Street Arts Festival (Australia)
Adelaide International Buskers Festival (Australia)
Adelaide Fringe Festival (Australia)
Taste of Tasmania (Tasmania – Australia)

2007

Festival Aldeias Vinhateiras (Portugal)
Variety Street at “Ådraget” (Gävle – Sweden)
Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2007 (Scotland)
Sai prá rua (Valença – Portugal)
“Heisses Pflaster” – Frankenburg (Austria)
Pflasterspektakel (Linz – Austria)
Cenas na Rua (Tavira – Portugal)
Festival of Fools (Belfast – Northern Ireland)
Fremantle Street Arts Festival (Fremantle – Australia)
Nelson Buskers Festival (Nelson – New Zealand)
World Buskers Festival (Christchurch – New Zealand)

2006

18th Annual Waterloo Busker Carnival (Canada)
Windsor International Busker Festival (Canada)
Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Scotland)
Street Performance World Championship (Dublin – Ireland)
Festival Sudoeste (Portugal)
Grande Prairie Festival (Canada)
Edmonton International Street Performers Festival (Canada)
Spruce Grove Festival (Canada)
Rock in Rio Lisboa (Portugal)
X Mostra Teatro (Cem Soldos – Tomar – Portugal)
Joondalup Festival (Australia)
Adelaide International Buskers Festival (Australia)
Adelaide Fringe Festival (Australia)
World Buskers Festival (Christchurch – New Zealand)

2005

Festival R!R (Portugal)
FESTIVAL Y#03 – Covilhã (Portugal)
Epilepsy Toronto BuskerFest (Canada)
Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Scotland)
The 19th Halifax International Busker Festival (Canada)
Sydney Busker Festival (Canada)
St John Busker Festival (Canada)
17th Annual Kingston Buskers Rendezvous (Canada)

2004

8th Singapore Buskers’ Festival (Singapore)
Festival R!R (Portugal)
Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Scotland)
11th Street Art Festival in Villach (Austria)
Pflasterspektakel (Linz – Austria)
16th Annual Kingston Buskers Rendezvous (Canada)
Imaginarius (Portugal)
Adelaide Fringe Festival (Australia)
Fringe NZ Festival (New Zealand)

2003

Festival R!R (Portugal)
Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Scotland)
Killarney SummerFest (Ireland)
Porsgrunn Internasjonale Teaterfestival (Norway)

Before 2003

“Clown and Mime Extravaganza” at Motionfest in Baltimore (USA)
Festival International de Theatre de Rue in Aurillac (France)
Lieden University Festival (Holland)
Festival R!R 2002 (Portugal)
EXPO 98 (Portugal)

Cities:
Bangor (Northern Ireland)
Covent Garden – London (England)
Bristol (England)
Stockholm (Sweden)
Milan (Italy)
And everywhere in Portugal