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by Cenizas (Argentina)


 by Cenizas (Argentina)

 60 minutes with no intermission

Age Guidance: All ages

Co-presenting partner:

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Friday, July 22 at 9 pm

Saturday, July 23 at 7 pm

Sunday, July 24 at 3 pm

Toured to Festivals throughout South America -- Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Uruguay

"It catches us, makes us fall in love again, slides us down a slide and back, almost without realizing it we laugh again like when we were children..."
-Revista Lucarna (Argentina)

Silence, laughter and poetry come together in an extremely delicate and fun show that starts from minimal gestures and reaches the great questions of each and every one of us, by the hand of an artist.

A clown show full of silences, angels and demons, where the body is in charge of writing words in a universal language. The arenas are corners in the life of this clown, who bares his soul while building crazy stories through a constant game with everyday elements.

Silencio, risa y poesía se conjugan en un espectáculo delicado y divertido que parte de cuestiones mínimas para llegar a las grandes cuestiones del ser humano.


Un espectáculo de clown lleno de silencios, ángeles y demonios. En esta pieza teatral que combina clown, mimo y malabares, el cuerpo escribe palabras en un lenguaje universal. En los rincones de su hogar, un payaso desnuda su alma mientras construye delirantes historias a través de un juego constante con elementos cotidianos.

Cenizas-Agustín Catriel Soler was born in February the 22th 1989. He started training as a performer enrolling in Juggling and Clown classes. Later, he trained as a mime at Escobar and Lerchundi Mime & Theatre School. He took drama and acting courses with  Guillermo Angelelli, Gonzalo Rodolico, Julia Muzio, Jorge Costa, Gabriel Chame, Toto Castiñeiras and Marcelo Savignone. Also, he undertook dancing courses in several syles with Silvina Duna, Alejandra Diaz, Federico Moreno (Contemporary dance), Liliana Cepeda (Ballet) y  Rhea Volij (Butoh dance) as his teachers. In 2012 he became a founding member of the Los Tarantela theatre company and he toured Europe in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, doing presentations at the Cirque Starlight in Switzerland and at the Martin Handson’s WinterCircus in Holland. In 2013 he premiered his one-man show ‘Ruedos’ in Buenos Aires, touring several festivals around the world. Performances of this show continue up to the present. As an actor, he participated in several plays: Othelo, Mockinpot, La suerte de la Sú.

He directed the plays Povorot (2018) Mortajas (2019) and Ciertas Petunias (2022).


by: Agustín Soler
Original music: Santiago Blomberg
Musicians: German Halili
Costume: Pia Drugueri
Executive production: Pierpaolo Olcese, Agustín Soler
Director: Gabriel Paez

All performances are at The Den Theater

(1331 N. Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 60622)

Box Office: 773-697-3830


The Theatre is ADA Accessible through an elevator from the 1st to the 2nd floor. Please ask for Box Office assistance when you require their usage.

Please click on the link below for:


Workshop Offering

The Clown Body

Payaso Cenizas (Argentina)

Sunday July 24th

10am to 1pm

For more information on Physical Festival workshops, click here.

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