Jury members of CYRKULACJE 2021:


Ewelina Drzał

Dancer, modern dance instructor and choreographer. Member of the Contemporary Dance Group of the Lublin University of Technology. She collaborates with the H. CH Andersen Theater and the Lublin Dance Theater


Friederike Krahl

Trainer, director, choreographer
Responsible manager and coach of the circus arts department for TUI Cruises/ Mein Schiff fleet.
As part of aerial duo Tanja & Frida she won silver medal and “mis en scene” award from Cirque du Soleil at 17 th Paris Festival.


Jamil Tafazzolian

illusionist, choreographer, musician, actor and culture manager. Founder and artistic director of La Poesia in Zurich, a project presenting small stage forms and bringing together outstanding artists from around the world.


Karolina Rozwód

iberist and culture manager, connected with the International Theater Festival «Konfrontacje Teatralne», Culture Foundation, TVP Kultura and the Polish Film Institute. Since 2011, the director of the Old Theater in Lublin (Teatr Stary w Lublinie).

Mara Pavula

Head of Strategic Development at Rigas cirks and also Director of Riga Circus School. She is reguarly producing, publishing articles and giving lectures about circus for different partners in Baltics and abroad. Passionate about the development of contemporary circus and its potential to stimulate social justice and inclusion she is also elected steering committee member of Baltic Nordic Circus Network and Circostrada Network.


Sandra Wawer

Sandra Wawer came to the GOP Varieté-Theater in Hanover in 2007 and, after successfully completing her training as an event manager, has remained loyal to the company to this day. Since 2017 she has been in charge of the artistic department together with Werner Buss. Together with her team «GOP showconcept» she is responsible for around 25 different show productions from all over the world, as well as various guest performances and events. The GOP Variety Theater is considered the most successful variety company in Europe and work with many thousands of artists and creative people.


Samuel Roy

Samuel started dabbling in the circus world at the age of 7, when he developed a passion for juggling and acrobatics. After completing his professional studies at the National Circus School in Montreal, he began working as an artist on various projects and shows worldwide, for Cirque du Soleil, Cirque Éloize, Cavalia and many other world-renowned companies. In 2014 he joined the Casting team of  Cirque du Soleil in 2014, now he holds the position of «Senior casting advisor for shows in creation».


 Steffi Haberl

Creative Director, Palazzo Produktionen GmbH in Germany. Steffi has gained her knowledge in the field of circus and dinner shows according to the motto “learning by doing” in almost 20 years, she has been working for Palazzo. She began her career in 1999 as intern working in her hometown Freiburg, in the South of Germany, for the dinner show Palazzo Colombino as well as for the “Internationales WeihnachtsZirkusFestival” under the direction of Mr. Clemens Zipse.

In 2013 Steffi Haberl had the honor to be a member in the jury of the renowned German circus festival SOLyCIRCO on the island of Sylt as well as in the juries of the international circus festival of Albacete (Spain) in 2014 and 2015, the international circus festival of Latina (Italy) in 2015, the II. International Children’s and Youth Festival of Circus Art “In the Language of the World”(Russia) in 2020 and the China Wuqiao International Circus Festival in September 2021.


Tobias Fiedler

teacher, director, producer. Founder and artistic director of the SOLyCIRCO festival, artistic director of Zartinka. Director of the spectacle of graduates of the State Circus School in Berlin