circusnext PLaTFoRM 2019-2021: Call for Projects
April 23 2019
Applications for CircusNext platform are now open. Funded by Creative Europe, the programme will support singular and creative emerging circus artists through their creation process with residencies, funding, networking & touring opportunities.
As before all UK & ROI applications will be...
Seven new pieces announced for Under the Moon
April 2 2019
DORSET MOON, the summer season spectacle produced by three Dorset arts festivals in three amazing locations starring installation artist Luke Jerram’s renowned Museum of the Moon sculpture, is delighted to announce it has commissioned seven new pieces for the supporting...
Register now: FreshStreet#3
April 1 2019
Exciting news... Ireland beckons!
Circostrada and Artcena, in partnership with ISACS and Galway2020, are delighted to invite you to FreshStreet#3 – the International Seminar for the Development of Street Arts, taking place 22-24 May in Galway, Ireland.
This flagship event of Circostrada brings together professional...
EEA’s Paper Peace in Parliament Square today
March 26 2019
As global and political events continue to shake our communities, Emergency Exit Arts present Paper Peace, a year-long national arts and heritage programme, created in association with B Arts, Creative Scene, Ideas Test and Vivacity. Paper Peace will shed light on the legacy of treaties,...
“Anyone who is passionate about circus…
March 25 2019
...knows that there isn’t really a choice, once you fall in love with it you’ve got to pursue it”
NEW VIDEO: Learn more about the relationship between Circus and Outdoor Arts from our latest 'inspirational woman', Victoria Amedume of Upswing Aerial.
“The audience is as important as the performer…
March 22 2019
...we're just armed with the characters or the brief."
NEW VIDEO: delve into the world of Inspirational Woman, Angie Dight, Founder & Director of Mischief la Bas, the Glasgow-based company which aims to ‘gently warp the underlay of the fabric of society’.
“I guess I’m a feminist anarchist clown”
March 20 2019
NEW VIDEO: hear today's inspirational woman in Outdoor Arts, street performer and 'audience picker' extraordinaire, Abi Collins, talking about bringing the audience into the show and turning the world upside down.
Elevate 2019 – Spring Masterclasses series
March 18 2019
Walk the Plank and Manchester City Council have launched a new exciting programme of masterclasses to gain skills and inspiration from inter/national established artists, designers and industry professionals that will include practical workshops and stimulating talks.
Designed for creative practitioners who are enthusiastic about...
“I’ve really honed the craft of how I work with the audience…
March 16 2019
... to bring out the best from them" - Charmaine Childs
This week we featured two more brilliant women in our series of videos launched to mark International Women's Day 2019 on our YouTube channel.
Catch up with the latest episodes, featuring Strong...
March 8 2019
We're celebrating International Women's Day with the launch of our new video series 'Inspirational Women in Outdoor Arts'.
The first two episodes are released today, featuring the choreographer Jeanefer Jean-Charles talk about working at an Olympic scale and the Director of...