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Announcing the Young Stage Circus Line Up for 2018

Circus takes over Basel in May! Young Stage, the international circus festival and competition in Switzerland that focuses on kick-starting the career of young, emerging, circus artists celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.  Earlier in November, we spoke to a judge, past performer, and organizer of the festival to give emerging performers advice on how to apply to for Young Stage and use their wisdom to get the most out of any festival application. We are pleased to announce the Young Stage line up of talented circus artists from around the globe who will be performing at the festival on May 11th-15th, 2018.
According to Nadja Hauser, founder and producer of Young Stage, the festival is here to support young, professional artists from all over the world who have just started their careers. “We give them a platform to present their performances to the public, but also to an expert jury and to professionals from the field of circus, show and entertainment. We also offer several workshops to our participants. Together we talk about the business aspects of being an artist. We organize Professional Session, a networking event for all artists and professionals that includes Circus-Speed-Dating, where artists and producers can get in touch in an easy and fun way. Another general mission is to boost and promote contemporary circus in Switzerland–in our country this kind of performing art is not very well known and supported. With this festival we have done a lot of pioneer work in the past 10 years.”  “O...
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