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The Circle Project, a FEDEC-led Event at CIRCa

CIRCa, a place of diffusion for circus and performing arts, and FEDEC, the European Federation of Professional Circus Schools which gathers 61 members in Europe and around the world, have been working hand-in-hand for 12 years. Thanks to the CIRCLE project led by FEDEC for the professional circus schools, the Festival of Contemporary Circus CIRCa has become a major annual event at an international level. This pedagogical project promotes the creations of young artists who are still studying, and has transformed CIRCa in to a crossroads of learning experiences.
Through CIRCLE, CIRCa and FEDEC serve complementary objectives which consist of fostering exchanges between the students, and offering them visibility and a collective experience in professional conditions. Eight groups of students, from nine different professional circus schools displayed their creations this year (École de Cirque de QuĂ©bec, Lido (Toulouse), École de Cirque de Bordeaux, Centre RĂ©gional des Arts du Cirque de Lomme, Escuela de Circo Carampa (Madrid), Arc en Cirque (ChambĂ©ry), National Center for Circus Arts (London), Codarts (Rotterdam), Cirko Vertigo (Grugliasco – Turin). After the shows, the audience c...
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Juliette Maccotta

Passionate since her childhood about foreign languages, Juliette studied translation and interpretation in Brussels before a Master degree in Political Science and European studies. Her life changed the day she started working in the cultural sector where she has been working since April 2018. She has  joined FEDEC in October 2019 where she can juggle between her interest for politics (as an EU project officer) and her love for the Arts.