How to turn dreams into reality!? BNCN is a collaborative network of 20 circus arts organisations in the Baltic and Nordic countries. The network works to strengthen the regional international collaboration and development of the circus sector. BNCN organises activities which aim to support the circus field in the Baltic-Nordic countries at large. From workshops, … Continue reading ARTiculate Pedagogy Network public programme!
In 2018 Baltic Nordic Circus Network with Riga Cirks and Manegen produced an international conference of circus education Riga ICCE. The conference became a larger venture and a larger success than the team had anticipated and as such the urge to create a second conference is strong. Part practical part philosophical the event on the … Continue reading RIGA ICCE Digital Think Tank
Baltic Nordic Circus Network (BNCN) partners Cirkus Syd (SWE), Cirko - Center for New Circus (FIN) and Arts Printing House (LTU) are looking for under 30-year-old professional circus artists from the Nordic and Baltic countries to participate in the Dramatic Fields project in 2021-2022. The project explores together with the participants the structures and practices … Continue reading Registration open: Dramatic fields hybrid workshop – deadline 29.08.2021
Leading up to BNCN's upcoming digital workshops for ARTiculate 1.0, we're reposting Latvian circus artist and teacher Aleksey Smolov's experience with the first version of ARTiculate from last year. Sign up and read more about ARTiculate 1.0 here! Aleksey Smolov, 2019: I think it’s important to see the whole picture of one’s journey and establishment … Continue reading Aleksey Smolov’s experience of ARTiculate 2018/2019
FLASH NEWS FROM CIRCOSTRADA: The most important survey of the year is out! We are glad to share with you the Perform Europe survey which, thanks to your input, will have a major impact on the future of the performing arts. We absolutely need to hear circus and street arts voices! Fill out the Perform … Continue reading Circostrada and the Perform Europe survey!
15 years ago, the first edition of the international contemporary circus festival New Circus Weekend was held at the Arts Printing House in Vilnius. It was the first time when Lithuanian audiences encountered the fascinating world of contemporary circus, and we are very glad to see the amazing progress Lithuanian circus has made throughout these years.
Present your work at the Contemporary Circus and Street Art Festival Re Riga! 2020Artists working in Latvia and the Baltic States are invited to participate in an open competitionfor performances that include elements or have been inspired by the contemporary circusgenre. One or two performances (or elements of longer shows) will be included in the … Continue reading RE RIGA! COMPETITION FOR NEW BALTIC TALENTS
The team behind Acting for Climate (NO) are hosting a workshop in August. See info below: "We're are thrilled to invite you to the 2020 Summer workshop, this time at Bergsmyrene gård, Norway! The workshop will be 5 days working together in Kana with the Acting for Climate method; discussing, thinking, and sharing skills and … Continue reading Acting for Climate Workshop in Norway on 10th – 14th of August!
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
;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