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Meet the Circus Festival: St. John’s International Circus Festival

Perched on the top eastern corner of the North American Continent, the lively town of St. John’s will host its first ever circus festival aptly titled St. John’s International Circus Festival in September, 2018. The festival will feature national and international circus performers and troupes, and will offer a multitude of performances, workshops, and professional development sessions. The small but impressive line-up includes four shows; 7 Fingers Patinoire, the NSO and (ENC) National Circus School Show, Edge of the World Cabaret, and Fidget Feet from Ireland.
St. John’s International Circus Festival roots are with Newfoundland’s Wonderbolt Circus. The Wonderbolt Circus is a non-profit, charitable organization that showcases local and international circus talent, contributing to Newfoundland’s vibrant arts community, as well as offering positions in circus camps to underprivileged youth, working with both hearing and sight impaired youth, as also working with native communities throughout Labrador. Festival Snapshot Festival Name: St. John’s International Circus Festival Country and City: St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada Date of festival: September 27th-30th, 2018 Year festival began: This is the ...
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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.