the roikkuva company

Gerardo Tetilla

Argentina-born Gerardo is a former street performer with various South American theatre and circus companies. After making the move to Europe, he enrolled in a physical theatre course at the Scuola Teatro Dimitri, Switzerland.
Following his graduation in 2006, he joined the Circus Monti in Switzerland as lead performer. In 2008 he linked up with Teatro Dimitri’s company, spending three years as ‘Capocomico’ (lead comic). In 2009 he founded his own company, 7½, and created the show Il Piu Piccolo Circo del Mondo (the world’s smallest circus).
In 2011 he appeared with the prestigious company Roykkuva, creators of the physical rock opera Mädchen Mädchen. In his free time Tetilla works on his solo performances.