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!
Yet another great project we're happy to announce!
- New Horizons Leadership Programme for young upcoming leaders
A contemporary circus artist sits across the table from me and starts talking about one of their future creations. They don’t feel that they have that many ideas yet and they are not quite sure how their idea relates to the surrounding world at the moment. I ask a few questions, invite the artist to … Continue reading Dramatic Fields – a BNCN project in development, text by Jarkko Lehmus
Autumn 2019 - Spring 2020 BNCN has been conducting a project into circus rigging in the Baltic Nordic region. The project aimed to explore gaps in the technical knowledge for contemporary circus presentation in the Baltic-Nordic countries and starts to bench-mark the existing knowledge in the Baltic-Nordic rigging community. We aimed to develop two workshops or … Continue reading Rigorous Practise 2019-2020 report available
At the BNCN spring meeting on the 25th of May, Jarkko Lehmus Producer at Cirko Centre for New Circus in Helsinki, was voted into the steering committee. Lehmus currently works as the producer responsible of the artistic programme of Cirko. He also works as a freelance dramaturg and director specialising in non-verbal performative arts. Lehmus has … Continue reading New Steering Committee member: Jarkko Lehmus from Cirko
A warm welcome to Nycirkus Öst! We asked Magali Bancel a few questions about their organisation and vision being a part of the network. Tell us, what is Nycirkus Öst? It's a network of organisations and individuals in the East region of Sweden. The network is a non-profit organisation that developed out of a 3 … Continue reading New member Nycirkus Öst, Sweden!
This is the first blogpost for the member generated news of BNCN. These posts is a new initiative, making it possible to share news and aspects regarding the Baltic/Nordic aspects of anything great/interesting/introducing/fun/serious from the contemporary circus world. I'm Mie, and as the first person to write, I introduce myself, my role of BNCN and what my favorite things in the world are.
Due to the pandemic both our rigging workshops have moved online. The new dates are 5-6th of May and we will be able to share an invitation to all registered participants next week. Starting 5th of May at 09:30 Central European Summer Time. The workshop will be of an interactive seminar and participants will be … Continue reading Update on Rigorous Practise rigging workshops
This month we can annouce a new member from Iceland! This is our first member in Iceland and opens up a new geographical dimension of our Baltic-Nordic cooperation. Introducing Hringleikur, we asked Eyrún Ævarsdóttir a few questions to tell us about the organisation: What is Hringleikur? Hringleikur is an Icelandic circus organisation that is working … Continue reading Announcing new member in Iceland: Hringleikur