We love clown!  1-Day Clown-workshop with MPAC, Malmö 15/10

Karavan and BNCN present a Clown workshop at Karavan the 15th oktober kl.10-16. "Connection and playfulness.... the clown acts in a norm-critical, releasing manner. Like an eye-opener, a kind of societal conscience and awakens our vulnerability, our humanity by managing the world in its' very own way. We love clown! In this one day course … Continue reading We love clown!  1-Day Clown-workshop with MPAC, Malmö 15/10

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Epicirq Baltic Circus Showcase

On October 5-6th the Baltic professional showcase EPICIRQ will take place in Tallinn, Estonia. The showcase is presenting Baltic professional contemporary circus with the aim of increasing interest, exposure and export of the field within the region and in international level. After the pilot of an Estonian showcase in 2018, EPICIRQ has decided to spread … Continue reading Epicirq Baltic Circus Showcase

ARTiculate Circus first project complete

;This last year our network has delivered a project under our umbrella of educational and pedagogical development called ARTiculate Circus. As we were granted around a third of the original applied amount we decided to deliver the activities with an evaluative lense with the few to develop further. Hosting organisation Manegen was the lead organisation. … Continue reading ARTiculate Circus first project complete

Announcing new project: Rigorous Practise

We are launching a new project! Rigorous Practise! A transnational cooperation project focused on capacity-building to practically facilitate circus arts to be presented and co-produced under increased awareness of rigging, contracting and safety practises. The project will start at the later part of 2019 and run until the summer of 2020. Theatre professionals who work … Continue reading Announcing new project: Rigorous Practise

Residency announcement: Karavan BNCN International Residency

On international women's day we are happy to announce that M.P.A.C will be our resident company at Karavan in October 2019. The international reference group (Subtopia (SE), Riga Circus, (LV) Brazil Jack (SE), Arts Printing House (LT) and Dynamo Workspace (DK) has looked over applications and we are excited to share the news with you. … Continue reading Residency announcement: Karavan BNCN International Residency

The Rising Wave: Contemporary Circus in Norway and Around the World

The Rising Wave: Contemporary Circus in Norway and Around the World Funded by Kulturrådet (Norwegian Arts Council) and produced by Cirkus Xanti, The Rising Wave aims to give an overview of contemporary circus art at European and national levels. With its contents based on a review of literature, around twenty in-depth interviews, and an open survey, the … Continue reading The Rising Wave: Contemporary Circus in Norway and Around the World

Decision to accept new members in 2019…

BNCN currently consists of 17 member organisations across the Baltic and Nordic region. These are organisations that work towards the development of contemporary circus beyond their own interest. They bring resources, knowledge and experiences to the table which can be useful in creating collaborative projects for all. BNCN is currently running a 3-year development project … Continue reading Decision to accept new members in 2019…

REGISTRATION OPEN: ARTiculate Circus workshops for Circus Teachers

ARTiculate Circus - Developing methods of teaching circus practise in the Baltic-Nordic region BNCN is interested in articulating how the Baltic and Nordic region can work together to develop circus education and its’ relationship with artistic thinking. As a result we are hosting two workshops for circus teachers in the coming months. The first will … Continue reading REGISTRATION OPEN: ARTiculate Circus workshops for Circus Teachers