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Founded in 2009 Kallo Collective is an up-and-coming physical theatre and contemporary circus company. It is an international collective based in Helsinki with strong connections in France and New Zealand. Key members include Jenni Kallo (FIN), Thom Monckton (NZ), Sampo Kurppa (FIN), and Jen McArthur (NZ).
The Collective aims to augment and evolve the disciplines of physical theatre, circus, and in particular, clowning.
The founding members studied together at the international physical theatre school of Jacques Lecoq in Paris and all members have a background in circus training. The collective developed a unique sense of theatre style and physical comedy.
Kallo Collective has created and produced the original clown theatre shows; Members of Our Limbs, Echolalia, Miss Olga, and Moving Stationery. These productions have met with great response from the public and critics alike. Kallo Collective is an adaptable and productive company with high quality, tour-friendly shows that appeal to a wide audience.