Launch of New European Degree in Youth and Social Circus Pedagogy

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Launch of New European Degree in Youth and Social Circus Pedagogy

In a world increasingly obsessed with measuring and showing success, it is refreshing, radical even, to have a discipline dedicated to young people and marginalised communities that values learning through a sustained dedication to failure. In order to learn how to balance on a unicycle, walk on stilts or on a high wire, a young person must learn to fall correctly, to fail correctly, to continue to try and fail until they accomplish the task. ...
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Ian Walsh

Dr. Ian R. Walsh is a Lecturer in Drama and Theatre Studies at NUI Galway and a partner in the Circus ++ project. His publications include Experimental Irish Theatre: After W.B Yeats (Palgrave, 2012); The Theatre of Enda Walsh (Peter Lang, 2019), co-edited with Mary Caulfield; and Cultural Convergence: The Dublin Gate Theatre, 1928-1960 (Palgrave, 2020), co-edited with Ondrej Pilny and Ruud van den Beuken.