The Spraoi International Street Arts Festival will feature street artists from around the globe, presenting a thrilling selection of world class street theatre.

Acts from Ireland and around the world lined up to bring the very best of international street theatre to Waterford. Spraoi’s commitment to the creation and development of new Irish work remains central to the company’s ethos.

Click here for last years festival highlights

Spraoi Wicked Woods 2018

Wicked Woods – Samhain with Spraoi

Treat yourself to something truly different this Halloween with Spraoi during the Celtic feast of Samhain, marking the end of harvest and the beginning of winter – ‘the darker half’ of the year.

Compañía de Circo “eia”

inTarsi (Catalonia) IRISH PREMIERE A few smallish platforms, a trampoline, a teeterboard and four men… Four acrobats watch each other, gauge, run into, carry, throw each other and sweep us along in their physical and metaphorical dance: meetings, exploits, mistakes, … Continued

Avanti Display

Full Circle (UK) IRISH PREMIERE Are they incompetent council workers or is it a piece of performance art? What began as a game now is starting to look a bit precarious. Where have they gone? Now what do we do? … Continued

Compania Hotel iocandi

Esquerdes (Catalonia) IRISH PREMIERE “What is in the empty space between two pieces that do not fit? A man and a woman meet in a place. He climbs. She runs. Just a simple movement… and the game can start.” Esquerdes … Continued

The Yelling Kitchen Prince

The Yelling Kitchen Prince (Holland) IRISH PREMIERE The Yelling Kitchen Prince is the only owner of the Kitchen-organ-drumset in the world:Cooking, playing the organ and drumming at the same’s a piece of cake for this amazing artist! This physical … Continued

Circ Panic

Mira T (Catalonia) IRISH PREMIERE A giant set of scales stands in the centre of the stage… MiraT plays with an exchange of perspectives, both introspective and open. From him to himself, from you to him and from him to … Continued

Ali & Henrik

Cikada (Ireland & UK) Two acrobats create a world between the harmonious and the absurd. In this world lines are blurred between human and nature.  An acrobatic and poetic reflection of the balance between the organic, the structured and the … Continued


Le Grand Café (Belgium) The smallest bar in the world! (and the nicest) Usually sitting alone at a café is rather depressing on your own. But if there is only one bar stool, then it feels like a privilege. The … Continued

Traces Dance Ensemble

Crossing Bridges (Ireland) Spraoi are delighted to welcome back Traces Dance Ensemble with a brand new show, after their barn storming performance at the 2017 Festival. This is a performance not to be missed. ‘Crossing Bridges ‘ explores relationships between … Continued

Nest Stage

Spraoi, in partnership with ISACS, will present new work from emerging street artists based in Ireland.  The acts will be under the mentorship of Simon Thompson, from Clown Noir.  The NEST shows will be presented on both Friday and Saturday … Continued