Backstage at the European Juggling Convention 2019 with the Production Team - CircusTalk

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Backstage at the European Juggling Convention 2019 with the Production Team

High summer is here, and this August that means the European Juggling Convention is in high gear. For nearly 24 hours of every day from August 3rd until the 11th (save for a tiny mellow window between 4am–7am) there are jugglers on every flat surface of the Newark Showgrounds in Newark-on-Trent, UK.
Mark Songhurst talks to his production team member during tech rehearsal I shadowed a few members of the tech team this Friday as they settled in for a long day to tech for the Gala event which is scheduled for two shows on Saturday. While the majority of the campers were just starting to get some REM sleep at 8am finally, the production team was in the red big top running sound and lights. This after they, along with a core crew of ...
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Kim Campbell

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.