By all accounts, Edinburgh Fringe 2017 was as exciting as ever and now that the awards have been announced, we can see what circus companies have been singled out as exceptional. What’s On Stage posted the short list of contenders for the Total Theatre Awards in partnership with Jacksons Lane, explaining that “a total of 538 eligible shows were assessed over the first 11 days of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. These shows have been viewed between two and four times by a curated panel of 28 peer assessors from nine countries.”
Among the short-listed for Total Theatre & Jacksons Lane Award for Circus were: All Genius All Idiot-Svalbard Company with Aurora Nova and Follow the Rabbit (Sweden) All the Fun-Cie Ea Eo in association with Aurora Nova (Belgium) Fauna-Fauna in association with Aurora Nova and Follow the Rabbit (Sweden) No Show-Ellie Dubois (Scotland) In the Physical / Visual Theatre category the short list was: Sigma-Gandini Juggling (England) Snigel and Friends-Caroline Bowditch and Company (Scotland) The Narrator-Spitfire Company (Czech Republic) The Award Givers Jackson Lane is the UK’s premiere circus venue and a huge supporter of contemporary circus. Since 2014, they have been working ...
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