Dormez-vous? at The Point, Eastleigh

16 March 2016

Posted on: 16 Mar 2016

From 11-15 April, The Point, Eastleigh will host Dormez-vous? for students from Great Oaks School, Southampton. Great Oaks School provides secondary school education for young people with a range of complex learning difficulties including autism, speech and language difficulties.

Dormez-vous? is a multi-sensory guided experience for children on the autistic spectrum. A survey published by the University of…

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Circa Tsuica: Balance and Brass

7 March 2016

Posted on: 7 Mar 2016

Circa Tsuica: Balance and Brass

by Jenni Taylor Swain (Walton Arts Center, Arkansas)

I’ve spent the past three nights watching a musician-acrobat-band-of clowns ensemble from France called Circa Tsuica, which has me asking, why go back to America? I’m ready to pull out my kazoo or, better yet, my ukulele, put on my polka-dotted Adidas tracky and join the wacky world of…

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Selling Circus

Posted on: 8 Feb 2016

Selling circus: when audiences for contemporary circus tours stagnated, Rachel Clare, our Artistic Director, realised a fresh approach was needed. Click on the link to read an article in Arts Professional that describes how Circus Evolution has taken a fresh approach to marketing and programming contemporary circus in the UK.

‘We interviewed over 500 people who hadn’t seen contemporary circus before,…

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Sideshow is a magazine and news point with a vigilant eye on the rising tide of contemporary circus. Through its event and festival listings, research initiatives and features coverage, the site aims to map the development of the art and to introduce audiences to the freshest and most exciting work while experimenting with new forms of digital media and storytelling.