Circus Voices Podcast– Circus in Process with Casus Circus, Episode 1 - CircusTalk

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Circus Voices Podcast– Circus in Process with Casus Circus, Episode 1

Circus Voices, a podcast brought to you by CircusTalk, is pleased to present a new series called Circus in Process with Casus Circus. In this six-part series, we will follow the progress of the show Casus is currently creating called Amataga, from concept to creation process, to production and touring. What does it take to make a world-class show that has an impact? How will Casus need to adapt and rethink their plans as they attempt to develop and launch a tour during a worldwide pandemic? In some ways, their struggle is one all performance creators are grappling with now, and yet they develop their own unique response. This Brisbane-based contemporary circus company has toured the world with their shows, starting with their premier work Knee Deep (2011), which is still booking tours to this day. In episode one, we check in with co-founder Natano Fa’anana as he devises and directs the cast, all members who are People of Color and/or indigenous peoples,  exploring their heritage through rites of passage. 

Show Notes: Cast members for Amataga  Natano Fa’anana  Natano’s unique style of the performance draws inspiration from his Samoan roots, fused with acrobatics, aerials and dance. He has achieved international recognition through his work with the award-winning Polytoxic Theatre Company, as Co-creator and Performer in Briefs Factory, and in his current role as Co-founder, Creative Director of Casus Circus. Mayu Muto  Mayu is a circus and physical theatre performer with a strong background in Ballet and Contemporary Dance. She specializes in creating conceptual circus/physical theatre work ...

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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 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.