Iberoamerican Circus Artists Seek Recognition, Then Prizes at FIRCO - CircusTalk

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Iberoamerican Circus Artists Seek Recognition, Then Prizes at FIRCO

Hello,Olá,Hola  and welcome to the first year of the hopefully annual Festival Iberoamericano de Circo (FIRCO), an adjudicated showcase of young, multidisciplinary artists representing 23 Portuguese and Spanish-speaking countries, performed October 19-21 2018 at Madrid’s Teatro Circo Price.
Why, Por quê, Por qué  these countries? FIRCO’s organizer Miguel Chavez said that currently the percentage of Iberoamerican artists at international festivals is low, so this event was created to increase the access for and visibility of artists from these areas. FIRCO aims to promote circus arts as a vital part of creative cultures in Iberoamerican countries, to recognize and reward innovative artistic projects, and to provide younger talent with the opportunity to develop and mature, as well as to interface with professional directors and producers, while celebrating the heart of the Iberian Peninsula, Madrid and its historic cultural space at the Teatro Circo Price. ...
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Karin McKie

Karin McKie is a writer, SAG-AFTRA actor, educator, publicist and activist. She teaches students and professionals about storytelling, public relations, theater and stage combat, critical reading and comparative literature. Raised in the DC area and currently in Chicago, Karin has studied in London and the Bay Area, spent the millennium in Buenos Aires, performed in Amsterdam, Scotland, and around the Americas, and was a China/Taiwan scholar. She has a BS in Theater and Communications, an MFA in Creative Writing, and is a yogini, cyclist, weight lifter, and sometimes barefoot tennis player.