GUIDE - Safety basics in circus

developed by the working group „Safety & Prevention in Circus Practice“ : Tobias Baesch, Andreas Bartl, Peter Bethäuser, Marco Biasini, Daniel Geiger, Jens Gerhardt, Alexander Hinze, Lothar Körner, Christian Schenk, Nils Wollschläger
Bundesverband Zeitgenössischer Zirkus e.V.
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The federal association of  Contemporary Circus in Germany (buzz) has published the GUIDE - safety basics in circus as a joint effort of the circus associations in Germany in the working group: Safety & Prevention in Circus Practice in 2022.

It features calculation principles and their classification, best-practice examples and a detailed glossary.


The GUIDE was launched as part of the event: "Sicherheit und Prävention im Circus" on October 15th, 2022 at Wiesbaden, European Youth Circus Festival 2022.



The working group contributors are among others representatives of:

European Circus Association (
Bundesverband Zeitgenössischer Zirkus e.V. (
Verband Deutscher Circusunternehmen e.V. (
Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft Zirkuspädagogik e.V. (
Zirkus macht stark e.V. (