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Cruising Along with The 7 Fingers in a New Direction

In February of 2020, The 7 Fingers will officially be moving in to a new market, cruise ship entertainment. Along with a whole new cruise line, Virgin Voyages, on a ship named Scarlet Lady, they will be launching a whole new side of their company. Change, expansion, pushing the limits and trying new things–these are actions the directors at The 7 Fingers have never shied away from, but some may be asking why the cruise industry, which seems to offer smaller audiences and tighter venues?
Gypsy Snider & Tina Diab at the recent press conference in New York announcing the new partnership Shana Carroll had an answer for that when I spoke to her by phone this past weekend, and it points to the novelty of the whole Virgin Voyages concept which is aiming to attract a younger more urban arts loving crowd, “They actually built the space for our show. There was this idea of having a modular theater. It’s basically a black box and you see it in different formations...
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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.