Cornelia Clivio

Born 7th May 1963 in Zurich
to 1982 School formation in Zurich with Maturity B
to 1988 Romance studies at the universities of Zurich, Florence and Paris with termination of the superior teacher college in Zurich

Lorenz Matter

Born 3rd June 1969 in Muri (AG)
to 1990 School formation in Wohlen with Maturity C
1991 Studies of physics at the ETH Zurich

Artistic career

1989 Visited the dance and theatre school Comart in Zurich
1990

Visited and accomplished the Ecole de théâtre Philippe Gaulier, Paris
Formation at the Ecole de Cirque Fratellini, Paris

1990/91 Stay at the Scuola di Circo Colombaioni, Rome
then Continuous formation at the Ecoles de Cirque Châlons-sur-Marne (F), Amiens (F) and Brussels (B) as well as in Amsterdam (NL) and Köng (DK)
1991 Establishment of the Duo Scacciapensieri, on tour since 1994

Festivals

1994 European monocycle convention in Brussels / 1994 Monocycle-World Championship Minneapolis USA / European Juggling Convention Göteborg 1995 and Karlsruhe 2000 / Zeltmusikfestival 1995 / Dutch Acrobatic Convention Nijmegen 1997 / Festival de la Cité Lausanne 1997 / Circus festival Badajoz (Spain) 1998 /Tollwood-Festival 1998 / Donaufestival 1998 / Theatre festival La Strada in Bremen 1999 / Fun Hilli City Festival in Al Ain (Arab Emirates) 1999 / Comedy-Festival Juste pour rire in Montreal (Canada) 1999 and many more!

Varieties and tours

Switzerland: Christmas circus in Basel 1993 / Magic America Zurich 1993 / Varieté de Bâle 1995 / Theatre variety of Ursus&Nadeschkin 1995 / Vorstadt-Varieté Schaffhausen 1995 and 1999 / Cirque de Lune in Winterthur 1996 and 1997 / Fashion show tour C&A 1995/ Dietliker Varieté 2000

Germany/Austria: Varieté am Seepark 1994 / Palais des Fous in Vienna 1995 / Varieté GOP Hannover and Essen 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001 / Altes Theater Heilbronn 1996 / Varieté Neues Theater Höchst 1997 / Varieté Grenzenlos 1998 / Varieté Pegasus in Bensheim 1998 / Paradiesvögel und Luftiküsse: Tour 1998 / Das andere Varieté : Tournee 1998 / Varieté unter Sternen 1999 / Varieté Seidenfaden in Krefeld 1999 / Varieté Chamäleon Berlin 2000 /

Moreover: 1997 NGK Theater Osaka in Japan (April and May)

TV

SF DRS (Benissimo, Top of Switzerland, Prix Walo, TAF, 10 vor 10, Muba live) / TSR (Téléjournal), RTL (Peru-Gala / Deutsche Ski-Gala), PRO 7 (SAM's Mittagsmagazin) / ORF (Presseball Innsbruck/ Festival der Träume / Zauber der Mode) Channel Yoshimoto (Japan) / Global TV Canada / CBC Canada / State television Arab Emirates Regionalfernsehen: Fernsehen Zürich 1, Hasli TV, TV Lausanne, Tele M1

Awards

Swiss Variety prize Kleiner Prix Walo 1994 / Silver spot at the show talent competition of SF DRS 1993 / Special prize at the monocycle Worlds Champs in Minneapolis (USA) 1994 / Carol d'Argent at the city festival in Vevey 1995 and 1996 / 1st prize at the street festival Lenzburg 1996 / Award at the Gauklerfestival in Feldkirch (A) 1992

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