Stopgap Dance Company residency

6 January 2015

Posted on: 9 Jan 2015

Dancers from Stopgap Dance Company worked with French acrobats Michael Pallandre and Caroline Leroy from Collectif Prêt-à-Porter at Farnham as part of PASS in December.

The dancers benefitted hugely from the experience and are now back in the studio revising some of the skills they learnt. Many of these have sparked ideas for new movement material which will be developed…


Looking back on 2014

Posted on: 19 Dec 2014

Looking back on 2014 it’s clear that extraordinary journeys has been the predominant theme in our work.

The year kicked off with 10 international journalists participating in Unpack the Arts at the London International Mime Festival. It was an opportunity for them to take a crash course in contemporary circus. The fruits of their labours can be read here.

In partnership…


PASS: contemporary circus initiative

Posted on: 15 Dec 2014

For the last three years, Crying Out Loud has been the UK creative director for Farnham Maltings’ activities within PASS, a major European contemporary circus initiative that supports cultural exchange between contemporary circus performers in northern France and artists and venues in the south of England. The aim is twofold; to develop the art form and audiences. Since 2012,…



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