Street & Stage Perfomer
Fuga per la libertà
Nanirossi & Mc Fois
Cantieri di strada
Premio Giovanna Bolzan
Best Open-air performance
Haifa International Children's Theatre Festival
Award of Excellence
Ana Desetnica Festival
2012 First Prize "Festival des Artistes de rue" de Vevey, Switzerland
Michele is an Italian clown who loves juggling and ice creams.
Michele believes in the social importance of circus arts, he loves to entertain having fun and to make possible the absurd during the creation process.
In 2002 he attends for two years the Theater En Vol’s “Permanent theatrical workshop” and he falls in love with Physical Theater.
He graduates from the circus school Cirko Vertigo in Turin in 2005 and continues his training in Europe participating in contemporary dance, juggling and acrobatics workshops.
During his training he studies clown skills with different teachers: Pierre Byland, Leo Bassi, Django Edwards, Avner Eisenberg and Sue Morrison.
His passion for touring lead him to perform for audiences in: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, England, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland and Thailand.
In 2012, his first Street Visual Comedy solo “Amami”, won the first prize at “Festival des Artiste de rue” of Vevey, Switzerland.
In 2014 Michele creates the show "R4 Fuga per la libertà" with the company Nanirossi.
The show won the first prize "Cantieri di strada premio Giovanna Bolzan 2014”, was awarded as "Best Open-air performance 2017" at Haifa International Children's Theatre Festival in Israel and received the “urbANA ljubljANA Award of Excellence 2017” at Ana Desetnica Festival in Slovenia.
In 2018 he creates with Luca Bellezze the clown company Malakoff. "Oasis" ,their first project, will debut in 2020.
After a decade of experience in performing arts, Michele Fois had the honour and pleasure (actually not always) to play in festivals, fashion shows, orphanages, theatres, luxury hotels, chapiteaux, TV programs, cruises, cathedrals, nightclubs, opera houses and most importantly in his beloved “street".