CircusFest Review: Pinta/WireDo

CircusFest Review: Pinta/WireDo

Closing CircusFest’s pop-up week at Jackson’s Lane, last weekend saw another Finnish SIRKUS offering with a double bill from Zero Gravity & WHS and Hanna Moisala. WireDo, which starts the evening, is a new work from tightwire walker Moisala that revolves...
CircusFest Review: Sceno by Agit-Cirk

CircusFest Review: Sceno by Agit-Cirk

Sceno is a new work from Agit-Cirk, directed by Sakari Männistö, also known for his work with Gandini Juggling. It premieres in the UK at Jackson’s Lane theatre as part of Circus Fest 2016, and the show is a blend of strongman tricks, acrobatics, live music and...
CircusFest Review: Ringside

CircusFest Review: Ringside

Traditionally in Big Top circus the female aerialist is an object of desire, her distance as much a part of the other-worldly allure as her skimpy sequinned costume and her spectacular tricks. She is meant to be both sexy and unattainable, and that’s what keeps...
Circus Treats: What’s On in April

Circus Treats: What’s On in April

We might as well just go ahead and say it: CircusFest. The biennial festival of contemporary circus produced by the Roundhouse is back from 4-24th, taking over not just the Camden venue, but also infiltrating other circus theatre hotspots around town. As part of the...
Review: These Books Are Made For Walking

Review: These Books Are Made For Walking

These Books Are Made for Walking is a new production chiefly devised by multi-skilled circus artist Alice Allart, clown performer Fabrice Dominici and musician Patrice Colet. Suitable for children and adults, the story unfolds with a lonely librarian (Dominici) who...
Circus Treats: What’s On in March

Circus Treats: What’s On in March

The visiting Canadian giants of cirque nouveau may be leaving for another year, with the final show of Amaluna from Cirque Du Soleil on 6th, but the circus party is just beginning. Quite literally in fact, when Nearly There Yet’s family bonanza, The Party,...
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