YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Eastern European contemporary circus festival CYRKULACJE - Circus Events - CircusTalk
Eastern European c... Eastern European Circus Festival CYRKULACJE
Sept.06, 2024 - Oct.06, 2024
The 11th edition of the festival presents a wide range of full-length performances (including special shows and a premiere), circus acts competition, discussions and workshops. In the Eastern European contemporary circus acts competition artists from/based in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, F...
DADA (Dordogne Aerial Dance Atelier)  - Circus Events - CircusTalk
DADA (Dordogne Aer... centre de création
July05, 2024 - July11, 2024
DADA is a holistic event for the global aerial community. An ideal place for practitioners to improve their technique and take time for research and creation. DADA offers a mix of technique & creative classes & workshops in aerial skills, dance, yoga and creation. Set in a rich environment immersed ...
Applications are open for the advanced training in Circus and Dance at  Circo de las Artes - Circus Events - CircusTalk
Applications are o... Asociacion Civil Circo de las Artes
Nov.30, -0001 - July15, 2024
Applications are now open for the advanced training in Circus and Dance at Circo de las Artes. The semester begins in August 2024. The application process is entirely online. The advanced training in Circus and Dance at Circo de las Artes lasts for 3 years. All information is available on the webs...

As A Tiger In The Jungle expired Free

Posted by: Ali Williams
Posted on: Apr. 11, 2019
Category: Show with touring date
Type: In Person
As A Tiger In The Jungle - Circus Events - CircusTalk

Cirkus Xanti (Norway) & Ali Williams Productions (Wales)


 


A strong and heart-warming performance about rescued child slaves from Indian traditional circus.


 


This performance is inspired by the lives and destiny of our performers Renu and Aman experiences as child circus slaves in India. It also highlights the story of other Nepalese children being trafficked into slavery in Indian traditional circus. From 2002, when this was discovered, over 700 children have been discovered and rescued or released.


 


In 2013 producer Ali Williams spent a year working as the Creative Director of Circus Kathmandu. Circus Kathmandu was a group of 13 young men and women who all were rescued from Indian circuses, including our performers, Renu and Aman.


 


Ali Williams invited director Sverre Waage to come to Kathmandu to meet the newly formed circus company. That was the start of a collaboration between Ali and Sverre, with the aim to build bridges between the developing circus environment in Kathmandu and the International community of performing art producers and programmers in UK, Norway and Europe.


 


The first achievement is the production and touring of As a Tiger in The Jungle, representing the international partnership of prize-winning director and play-writer Sverre Waage (Norway) and Ali Williams (Wales), co-founder and former artistic director of NofitState.


 


Ali and Sverre have been working with the two Nepalese circus artists, Renu and Aman, over the last three years and for this project have integrated Loan TP Hoang a Vietnamese refugee with her own story of a lost childhood.  As a Tiger in The Jungle is a unique fusion of Asian and European performance, circus and music. Original music score composed by Per Zanussi.


 


 


 


Cast:


Renu Ghalan Tamang (Nepal), Aman Tamang (Nepal) & Loan TP Hoang (Vietnam/Norway)


 


Creatives


Text, Script and Direction: Sverre Waage (Norway)


Creative Producer: Ali Williams (Wales)


Music: Per Zanussi (Norway/Italy)


Musicians in studio: Halpreet Bansal (India/Norway), Sanskriti Shrestha (Nepal) & Per Zanussi (Norway)


Set - & Costume Design: Rhi Matthews (Wales)


Set - & Circus Rig Design: Tarn Aitken (England)


Light design: Leif LePage (France/Wales)


Assist choreography and circus skills: Hanna Filomen Mjåvatn (Philippines/Norway) & Mish Weaver (England)


Producers: Ali Williams (Wales) & Sverre Waage (Norway)


 

Date: May 17, 2019 -
May 18, 2019

Application link:
Location: Stratford Circus

London
United Kingdom

Hosting a circus event?
Sign up to post an event for FREE!