Hosted by Cirkus Syd, the New Horizons Leadership Summit is centered around the role of circus as a leader on the frontier of cultural change and innovation, the summit seeks to bring together a regional and international community of thinkers and doers shaping our collective future. How does circus respond to contemporary urgencies, the shifting … Continue reading NEW HORIZONS LEADERSHIP SUMMIT – REGISTRATION OPEN, 1-3 DECEMBER, LUND
Hanne Trap Friis is the founder and artistic leader of Teater FreezeProductions. The theater works in Greenland and in Denmark and produces pieces that are critical towards white mindsets and the conception of history. The performances often have a look towards a broader and more inclusive world as well as a more vivid and visual … Continue reading HANNE TRAP FRIIS: CIRCUS, ANARCHY, AND HOPE.
It is a time full of changes. The Baltic Nordic Circus Network will be switching hands at the end of the year. Cirkus Syd (SE) and Rigas Cirks (LV) will be handing the title of host organization over to Teatronas (LT). "It is an important step for a Baltic organization to take over the hosting … Continue reading Teatronas – the new BNCN host organisation
We are entering a new era for the Baltic Nordic Circus Network as the coordinator title is being handed over from our very own Lina B. Frank to no other than Giedre Putramentaite, the former project, and community manager. We want to extend our warmest welcome to Giedre as she steps into this role. We … Continue reading Giedrė Putramentaitė – the new BNCN coordinator
Before we all go lay in the beach, Baltic Nordic Circus Network wants to wish you a good summer holiday and let you know about our plans for the autumn! We had a great spring with our projects - Dramatic fields (interview with facilitator Jarkko Lehmus) and our Riga International Conference of Circus Education (recap … Continue reading Happy summer holidays!
We are delighted to introduce you to the newest Baltic Nordic Circus Network member - JONK! Performing arts. What is JONK! Performing arts? JONK! Performing arts presents national and international artists within different art forms focusing on contemporary circus since 2019. We use streets, squares and different scenes. We create new stage rooms where needed. … Continue reading Welcome our newest member – JONK! Performing Arts
On May 10th and 11th, a group of international artists, teachers, scholars, producers, and enthusiasts came to Riga, Latvia, to hear about circus and new ways to approach learning and education. The keynote speeches from Daniel Gulko on the first day, Texas Holly, and Alisan Funk on the second day have hopefully left our participants … Continue reading A review of Riga ICCE 2022
Now that Dramatic Fields has come to an end, we wanted to give all of you who couldn't join, an insight into the mind of the workshop leader, Jarkko Lehmus. Jarkko Lehmus works as the producer responsible for the artistic programme of Cirko – Center for New Circus in Helsinki (Fi), and as a freelance … Continue reading Interview with Jarkko Lehmus: “Perfection wipes away the person”
We have introduced you to Daniel Gulko, and Alisan Funk, now let us introduce our third and final keynote speaker – Texas Holly, a community engagement director at San Francisco Circus Center (US). She will be speaking about Inclusion in circus education & leading a workshop on How to engage communities in circus? KEYNOTE: Circus … Continue reading Meet Riga ICCE Keynote Speaker Texas Holly
Riga ICCE will be held in Riga, Latvia on the 10th and 11th of May, 2022. We will meet in-person to hear wonderful keynote speeches, have discussions in world cafes, and also attend workshops. But that is not all. For those of you who can't attend the live meetings, we have also prepared a digital … Continue reading The Digital Side of Riga ICCE