A day devoted to Contemporary Circus research and practice
All Day – Contemporary Circus Today: New Works A video exhibition of current world trends in contemporary circus, curated by Louis Patrick Leroux (Concordia University) 4:00pm – American Contemporary Circus in NYC & Philadelphia Noted circus artists, presenters, and educators from two US communities discuss training, creation, and how to connect contemporary American circus with urban audiences. Curated by Ruth Wikler (TOHU/Montréal Complètement Cirque) New York-based circus artists, companies, and organizations in discussion. Curated & moderated by Ruth Wikler (Circus Arts, TOHU, Montréal) 6:30pm – Contemporary Circus: Contestation, Reaction, Possibility Yaron Lifschitz (Circa, Australia), Sean Gandini (Gandini Juggling, UK), Shana Carroll (7 Fingers, Quebec), Jennifer Miller (Circus Amok, NYC)— celebrated artistic directors, at the forefront of contemporary circus, convene with Contemporary Circus co-author Louis Patrick Leroux (Concordia University, Montréal) and circus curator Ruth Wikler (TOHU, Montréal), moderated by Frank Hentschker. Co-curated by Frank Hentschker (MESTC), Ruth Wikler (TOHU, Montréal), and Louis Patrick Leroux (Concordia). Presented with support from the Québec Government Office in New York and with the generous contribution of the CRILCQ Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la littérature et la culture québécoises.
Date: Oct. 28, 2019
Oct. 28, 2019
Location: The Martin E. Segal Theatre Centre at The Graduate School, CUNY City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
United States The Martin E. Segal Theatre Centre at The Graduate School, CUNY City University of New York