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 Québec, Lido (Toulouse), École de Cirque de Bordeaux, Centre Régional des Arts du Cirque de Lomme, Escuela de Circo Carampa (Madrid), Arc en Cirque (Chambéry), National Center for Circus Arts (London), Codarts (Rotterdam), Cirko Vertigo (Grugliasco – Turin). After the shows, the audience c...
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