Art Republic, International Management


ART REPUBLIC is an art management agency based in Barcelona, Spain, specialized in building strategies for international touring of performing arts. 

An advisor, promoter and connector for selected artists with organizations, institutions and profiled partners, with aim to provide visibility of artist’s projects on international market.

Art Republic says about themselves the following:

We always seek for originality, quality, and uniqueness in relevant and innovative projects that should be presented and seen. Our international network is strong and growing, always searching for new collaborators and relying on well-known partners and professionals.

We believes in arts as motor of awakening for new thoughts, new ideas and as generator for proposals and reflections related to our society’s problems and issues.
ART REPUBLIC is creative union of two complementary operators, Elise Garriga and Iva Horvat, with different background but the same goal.


Art Republic S.L.


Iva Horvat

Elise Garriga

+34 615 27 16 32

Kirsti Ulvestad, General Manager

Kirsti has been running the company since August 2015, and her function has become varied over the years. In addition to the role as GM, she is also the tour-and production manager in ZVC. She travels with the company when we are producing or touring, and has therefor a "hands on" knowledge about more or less "everything" inside the company.

She studied ballet in UK in the 80`s, and has a Bachelor degree in dramaturgy from University of Aarhus, DK. Her work experience has a broad platform within the stage art ranging from producer, director, dramaturge, general manager, pedagogue and tour manager.

She started off her carrier within dance, visited theatre briefly before exploring the contemporary circus field thru her own company Cirkus KhaOom for a period of 10 years.

Now she has made full circle - by returning to the dance field.