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Festival Programming, Sustainable Touring Circuits and Circus

Why do Arts Festivals program circus? How does it differ in different regions? What kind of work is encouraged or discouraged?disheartened? Who is discouraged? What kinds of audiences are we building for circus? How do producers and companies create sustainable tours across different festival models? What can we do to support more sustainable touring circuits?

Panelists include:

Anke Politz (Chamaleon Productions Berlin)

Camille Beamier (formerly Creative Producer at No Fit State Circus, currently with with Gratte Ciel and Groupe Acrobatique de Tanger)

Scott Maidment (Adelaide Garden of Unearthly Delights, Limbo, Blanc de Blanc)

Joseph Pinzon (Filament)

Jess Love (London based ndependant artist, award winning fringe shows including “Notorious Strumpet and Dangerous Girl”)

Lauren Eisinger (Circa International Development Manager, formerly Underbelly Producer/Programmer)

Heather Ruck (formerly Edinburgh Assembley rooms)

Link to Video at The Circus Arts Hub

Photograph of Gratte Ciel by Hardy Nicolas

The Circus Arts Hub
The Circus Arts Hub is in the process of becoming a formal organization under Victorian Law in Australia. Their mission is to contribute to the development of the circus arts through connecting diverse circus artists and other circus arts professionals across the globe.

The Circus Arts Hub

The Circus Arts Hub is in the process of becoming a formal organization under Victorian Law in Australia. Their mission is to contribute to the development of the circus arts through connecting diverse circus artists and other circus arts professionals across the globe.