CIRCUS & PHYSICAL THEATRE (CaPT) – FEBRUARY NEWS

National Youth Circus Symposium (NCYS) 16-17 Jan & Circus Industry Forum 17-18 Jan
Part of Sydney Festival Circus City, about 100 participants attended across both gatherings for robust discussion about Circus as an artform, practice and industry; identifying gaps and responding to key issues affecting the sector. An extended update of both events will follow in TNA’s next CaPT specific bulletin – stay in the loop and share this link with your colleagues.

CaPT Advisory Group – Working with Theatre Network Australia to support the sector
Kate Fryer, Joshua Hoare, Felicia Lannan, Deb Wilks, and Rockie Stone are the inaugural CaPT Advisory Group, ensuring the sector has a voice, and that services are meeting needs. The group will meet quarterly to maintain strong engagement between TNA and the broader CaPT industry. Read more.

20 Feb – Zoom In: On the State of Circus & Physical Theatre at APAM 2018 
TNA is helping to run a session at APAM facilitated by international circus advocator Yohann Floch (Fresh Arts Coalition Europe) and Brisbane-based director Chelsea McGuffin (Company 2). APAM delegates are invited to join us for breakfast, robust discussion, listening and action plans on Tuesday 20 Feb 8am – 10am at Sofitel Brisbane Central. More info.

30 Mar – Gravity Dolls: Aerial Arts Festival in Collingwood, VIC
The Aerial Arts Festival, presented by Gravity Dolls, will take place from 30 March – 1 April 2018 at Perry Street, Collingwood. Featuring 80 aerial discipline workshops and a world class teaching team of trainers. Limited places. Find out more.

18-22 Apr – Register for Catapult Festival in Bathurst NSW 
Catapult is the meeting point for metropolitan, regional and remote youth circus practitioners and also the meeting point between youth circus and adult professional circus and physical theatre. Fees start from $140 (Youth), and include open access workshops/forums, 3 special events, and catered meals. Programs run from 18 – 22 April in venues across Bathurst. About the festival.