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.
Teatronas – the new BNCN host organisation
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
Welcome our newest member – JONK! Performing Arts
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
Meet Riga ICCE Keynote Speaker Texas Holly
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
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)
From Dreams to Designs! ARTiculate Pedagogy Meeting: January 16th – January 18th, 2022
Do you feel invested in circus education!? Come join us in Lund, Sweden! To co-create the future of Baltic-Nordic Circus Education cooperation!This is an invitation to come join BNCN in Lund in 16-18th January 2022.Everyone is welcome who feels invested in circus education, interested in art, in circus education, and would like to, in some … Continue reading From Dreams to Designs! ARTiculate Pedagogy Meeting: January 16th – January 18th, 2022