Ali (UK) & Henrik (Sweden) are a hand to hand duo based out of Ireland. They began working together in May 2017 after both separately landing a job with Irish company Tumble Circus, and since then have been working as an acro-duo. They created their first show ‘Cikada’ at the beginning of 2018 which was nominated for the Judges’ Choice Award, ‘Best Duo,’ Dublin Fringe Festival 2018.

Ali, originally an artistic gymnast, graduated from the National Centre for Circus Arts in 2014, then co-created ‘Les Femmes’ circus show which toured National and International Festivals.

Henrik was chosen for NEST (New Emerging Street Talents) programme 2015, in association with ISACS and Waterford Spraoi, where he developed his solo show “Shipwrecked.” The show toured to international street arts festivals. He also created a site specific sailing circus show ‘Way of the Coconut’ for Dublin Fringe Festival 2015.