YOUNG STAGE is the biggest international circus festival in Switzerland, it belongs to the most important festivals worldwide and to the top-class events in Switzerlands’ calendar of events. The festival offers young professional artists (up to 27 years) from all over the world a platform to present their work to the audience, to experts and to a professional jury. The young artists get the chance to win prizes and engagements in well-known circuses, varietés and tv-shows and can make important contacts to agents, showproducers and circus directors from all over the world. 

The festival has a successful story. The feedback from the audience, the press and from professional circles is amazing and all aims have been even excelled. YOUNG STAGE shows that „contemporary circus” literally inspires the audience and that today’s young artists have a big chance to succeed in international showproductions.

International circus festivals offering artists a platform are successful and established events all over the world. YOUNG STAGE belongs to the circle of the most relevant festivals worldwide and is well-known for it’s world-class performances, for a contemporary show that rock’s, for it’s hospitality and the professional organization.

Each year the show is also used as a tv-broadcast which is aired on SAT.1 (Schweiz), SRF – Swiss Radio & Television, Telebasel and other tv-stations.