Breaking the Boundaries of Juggling and Acrobatics - Meet the LAZUZ Company! - CircusTalk

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Breaking the Boundaries of Juggling and Acrobatics – Meet the LAZUZ Company!

LAZUZ is an Israeli/ French/Swedish contemporary circus company created by Ron Beeri & Itamar Glucksmann.Through their personal approach, Itamar and Ron try to push the contemporary circus art form to new technical and artistic achievements. Both artists are originally from Israel, but are based and have been professionally educated in France and Sweden (Le LIDO / DOCH). In their work, they are melting influences both from the Nordic and the French approach to the art form.
Supported by Subtopia, the company was founded in 2013 in Stockholm when Glucksmann and Beeri conducted artistic research about movement between a juggler and an acrobat. ​Outside of their work together, Itamar & Ron also give workshops to professional artists based on the method they have created during their research. At Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain this year, Circus Talk contributor Stav Meishar sat down to interview LAZUZ company, one of the competition’s contestants. Stav Meishar: Tell me a bit about you individual backgrounds, how your found your way to circus. ...
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Stav Meishar

Stav Meishar was born and raised in Israel and leads a double life all around the world, mostly in New York City. During the day she runs Dreamcoat Experience, an award-winning nonprofit organization for arts-driven, experiential Jewish education. At night she is a writer and stage artist specializing in circus and theater. Sometimes, when she's lucky, she gets to be both at the same time – like with her most recent project, a solo performance based on the true story of a Jewish acrobat woman who survived the Holocaust by hiding and working at a German circus. Stav is committed to pursuing the gestalt of circus, history and education, but is incapable of committing to a single hair color.