Adaptive Circus Arts at Camputee 2019 with Erin Ball - CircusTalk

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Adaptive Circus Arts at Camputee 2019 with Erin Ball

Erin Ball is a circus artist and coach based in Kingston, Ontario, the owner of Kingston Circus Arts and a pioneer in the development of adaptive circus arts. Mainly an aerialist, she also does some hand balancing and other disciplines. In March of 2014, she took a year off due to life changing events that resulted in having both lower legs removed. Since then she has returned to her passion of training, coaching and performing and she loves adapting and creating new/different ways of executing skills.
Circus coach and artist Erin Ball. Photo courtesy of Kaylens Photography. [Ball is balancing, arms outstretched, on white silks] Ball’s love of movement and connecting with others through movement has led her to work with many diverse groups of people across Canada and the US. In 2017, she developed a workshop and manual, called Flying Footless, a course for aerial coaches working with amputees that has evolved to increase accessibility in circus arts i...
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Kim Campbell has written about circus for CircusTalk.News, Spectacle magazine, Circus Now, Circus Promoters and was a resident for Circus Stories, Le Cirque Vu Par with En Piste in 2015 at the Montreal Completement Cirque Festival. They are the former editor of CircusTalk.News, American Circus Educators magazine, as well as a staff writer for the web publication Third Coast Review, where they write about circus, theatre, arts and culture. Kim is a member of the American Theater Critics Association.