On 2nd June 2018 the CircusNext EU Jury selected 6 Laureates. They were:
- Andrea Salustri – Polystyrene Research
- Collectif Rafale – Sanctuaire Sauvage
- Familiar Faces – Surface (working title)
- Laura Murphy – Contra
- Mismo Nismo – NOise Cirkus
- Joel Marti & Pablo Molina – Random
From the 2018 CircusNext Open Call the following artists were pre-selected to present in person to the EU CircusNext Jury at Dommelhof in Neerpelt in Belgium from 28 May– 1 June 2018. All EU Jury members met to view performances and talk with the artists.