These Books Are Made for Walking by Alice Allart

New Crying Out Loud Associate Artist

Posted on: 1 Jun 2015

Alice Allart, a graduate of the National Centre for Circus Arts (NCCA) who specialises in trick cycling, slack rope and object manipulation, is the latest addition to Crying Out Loud’s Associate Artist scheme.

We were drawn to her playful and inventive approach to telling stories and her exquisite attention to detail. In particular the ingenious way she manoeuvres her body and everyday objects…

Canvas-circus showcase round-up

27/05/15

Posted on: 20 May 2015

The vibrant atmosphere of Canvas 2015 is still coursing through our veins. In early May the great and the good from the contemporary circus and visual theatre worlds met in London for the 2nd UK contemporary circus showcase event. A stimulating and joyous occasion in the meeting of artists with venue programmers and festival directors. Much was packed into the…

Acrojou are looking for a tour performer

Posted on: 17 Apr 2015

Acrojou are casting for a talented female performer to join the cast of their most successful show ‘The Wheel House’, for an international tour this summer (and potentially an Australia, New Zealand and Asia tour next spring!)

The Show: The Wheel House is performed by two acrobats on a ‘German Wheel’ with a house structure built inside it. The show is a…

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