Circus News

Circus Schools and their Influence on the Artform

Panelists

Adrian Porter NCCA London

John-Paul Zaccarini, DOCH/SKH Stockholm

Daniela Arendasova, ENC Montreal

Guang Rong Lu NICA Melbourne

Deb Pope NICA, NCCA and schools in New Zealand

Serenity Smith Forchion, NECCA in New York

How do the choices made by Circus Schools affect the artform?

What do schools do to encourage diversity of students (cultural diversity, gender, ability etc), what more could be done?

Does the emphasis on circus skills come at the expense of other aspects of performance (or vice versa)? How do the schools balance in their courses?

Link to Panel Video at The Circus Arts Hub.

The Circus Arts Hub

The Circus Arts Hub is in the process of becoming a formal organization under Victorian Law in Australia. Their mission is to contribute to the development of the circus arts through connecting diverse circus artists and other circus arts professionals across the globe.

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