A review of Riga ICCE 2022

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

Interview with Jarkko Lehmus: “Perfection wipes away the person”

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”

The Digital Side of Riga ICCE

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

Meet Riga ICCE Keynote Speaker Alisan Funk

We have introduced you to Daniel Gulko, now let us introduce our second keynote speaker - Alisan Funk. She will be speaking about Physical literacy and circus & leading a workshop on Physical Literacy as an advocacy tool in circus. Let's take a more detailed look at what this means. Alisan Funk is an Assistant … Continue reading Meet Riga ICCE Keynote Speaker Alisan Funk

Riga ICCE 2022 program announced!

We are excited to share with you the program of the Riga International Conference on Circus (Riga ICCE) 2022. Organized by BNCN, Cirkus Syd, Rīgas Cirks, the event will take place on the 10th and 11th of May, at Zeļļu Street 25, Riga. The main themes of Riga ICCE 2022 are artistic thinking in education, … Continue reading Riga ICCE 2022 program announced!

Dramatic Fields Circus Dramaturgy Workshop 2 – March 17, 2022 – March 19, 2022, Vilnius / Zoom

The second workshop for Dramatic Fields is coming up! It will be held in Vilnius, at the Arts Printing House. The workshop is organised in a hybrid format where participants can participate either in person on location or attend online. The participants are actively involved in forming the content of the workshops based on topics … Continue reading Dramatic Fields Circus Dramaturgy Workshop 2 – March 17, 2022 – March 19, 2022, Vilnius / Zoom

Māra Pāvula – The new head of Riga Circus (Rīgas Cirks)

Riga Circus (Rīgas Cirks), a member of BNCN has some exciting news! The Latvian Ministry of Culture has appointed Māra Pāvula, previously the head of Riga Circus School (Rīgas Cirka Skola), and its current head of strategic development, as the new director of Riga Circus (Rīgas Cirks). Pāvula started her duties on the 3rd of … Continue reading Māra Pāvula – The new head of Riga Circus (Rīgas Cirks)