Adversity is the mother of invention

Posted on: 30 Apr 2020

At the beginning of March, before the skies were planeless, I was discovering new African circus and dance, revelling in the skills and storytelling of the companies that filled the streets and theatres of Abidjan. Six weeks before that, I was at the inauguration of the African Capital of Culture 2020, marvelling at Groupe Acrobatique de Tanger’s premiere of… Read more

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Slow Thinking | Circus Snapshot

Posted on: 19 Aug 2020

Thank you to everyone who attended the Slow Thinking | Circus Snapshot meeting on 29 July.  It was wonderful to see so many people offer their expertise and contribute to the discussions.

You can find a summary of the Slow Thinking | Circus Snapshot findings here.

Our next collective steps are to shape the conversations from Slow… Read more

Two circus performers. One holding the other on his back over his shoulder.

CS LAB#5 | Keynotes | Leadership in Times of Crisis

Posted on: 12 Jun 2020

Circostrada is the European Network for Circus and Street Arts. The Cirostrada Lab (CS Lab) takes place once a year and is for Circostrada members and external participants from various sectors. It takes place over three days and is hosted and co-organised with a network member. This year’s CS Lab#5 was co-organised with Manchester-based  Read more