In this new podcast series called Press Pass with the Editor, we will be your front row access to what’s happening in the performance world. This monthly circus news podcast is brought to you by Circus Voices podcast network via CircusTalk. In each episode we’ll be exploring changes in the circus sector, impactful news in the performing arts world, as well as information about upcoming shows and events from around the world for the coming month. We’ll take a look at all parts of the circus world, from circus job listings to circus education and business, plus more.
Episode 1, covers March 2021 in circus. Some highlights are: Headlines on Cirque du Soleil‘s latest projected opening show dates, Circa produces three shows in Australia during quarantine times, and good news for performers in California. We share top circus job listings on CircusTalk and statistics on En Piste‘s report of the effects of COVID-19 on the circus sector. The editor reviews two shows, Almanac Dance Circus Theatre‘s showThe Fleecing, and juggler Filip Zahradnický’s solo show titled Collection of Sceptical Pleasures which premiered via Livestream as part of the ongoing Cirkopolis Fest. Lydia Nord presents an educational spotlight and we are visited by circus artist and boleadora world record holder, Sarah Louis-Jean. It’s all the Circus News In Your Ear!