Static and Dance Trapeze
Renato Dias is a dance trapeze artist and general circus artist from Switzerland. He was born on
the 20th of January 1995 in Geneva from two Portuguese parents.
He started dance at the age of eight in a small school of Geneva. A few years later, Renato got
dragged to a trapeze class in a local circus school. Une fois un cirque… became his second home
and circus turned to be his biggest passion and dream vocation. He started training as a generalist,
quickly developing skills on static trapeze, hand to hand, tumbling and group acrobatics. To
complement his circus training, he moved his dance training to contemporary and ballet classes.
In 2014, he got offered a place at the prestigious National Centre for Circus Arts in London in their
He graduated with a first class BA(Hons) in Circus Arts in July 2017.
Renato is now dreaming of traveling the world with his trapeze and seeking any opportunity to
create, meet and share with other circus artists around the globe.