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Indescribable magic power
─法國 普羅旺斯報 La Provence, France
Innovative, original, stunning visual effect

Internet art newspaper Scèneweb, France
A great performance combining culture and acrobatics.
FOCA not only became the focus of the festival,
but received cheering and applause from the full-house

─美國 世界日報 LA World Journal, USA



「MIX舞動劇坊」草創於2009年,2011年正式立案。經過四年淬鍊,在2014年將團名變更為「FOCA福爾摩沙馬戲團」,同年登上TED x Taipei平台。七年間,我們走訪國內外大小舞臺,包括2013年受邀法國奧貝納追星者新馬戲藝術節、法國外亞維儂藝術節以及馬來西亞 KAKISENI音樂藝術節、2014年受邀法國新東向藝術聯盟前往香檳區巡迴演出、2015年受邀柬埔寨 Tini Tinou國際馬戲節、英國愛丁堡藝穗節、2016年受邀德國德勒斯登Semper Opernball、澳門國際藝術節、高雄春天藝術節、臺北藝術節、高雄衛武營藝術祭,2017年受邀丹麥DGI 運動與文化藝術節、法國外亞維儂藝術節、臺南藝術節等。

2016《一瞬之光:How Long is Now?》*


Formosa Circus Art

“Formosa Circus Art” is named after this beautiful island, Taiwan. Its purpose is to develop the various contemporary circus arts of Taiwan, mixing them with other styles of performance including traditional forms, acrobatics, street culture and theatre arts; trying to create a physical vocabulary that is unique in Taiwan. Our team members come from many different fields of performance, including among others acrobatics, juggling, dance and drama. Through this work, we have over ten full-time performers.

The predecessor of Formosa Circus Art was MIX Acrobatics Theater, founded in 2009, and registered in 2011. We decided in 2014 to proudly sport the name of our beautiful island Formosa and to relaunch the company as “Formosa Circus Arts” – FOCA. The very same year, we appeared at TED x Taipei. In 7 years, we have performed in many places both in Taiwan and abroad, including in 2013 Festival Pisteurs d'Etoiles in Obernai and Festival d'Avignon Off in France, and KAKISENI Music Festival in Malaysia. We were invited to perform at A l'Est du Nouveau in Champagne in France, 2015 Tini Tinou International Circus Festival of Cambodia and the Taiwan Season of Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In 2016, we were invited by Semper Opernball Dresden in Germany, Macau International Arts Festival, Kaohsiung Spring Arts Festival, Taipei Arts Festival and Kaohsiung Weiwuying Arts Festival. In 2017, we were invited by DGI Sport & Culture Festival in Denmark, Festival d'Avignon Off in France and Tainan Arts Festival.

FOCA's productions included:
I Have My Demons Have Me (2017)
The Light of Instant: How Long is Now? (2016) *
Olé (2016)
The Heart of Asia (2016)
Pandora (2015)
Self and Others (2014)
Pursue Our Dreams (2012)

*nominated for 15th Taishin Arts Award