CIRCUS & PHYSICAL THEATRE (CaPT) – NOV NEWS

26 Nov – Women’s Circus: Physicality, Presence and Creation Workshop in Melbourne
An open call to women* artists with a regular physical or artistic practice. This workshop will explore aspects of performer physicality, presence, and creation and draws on Physical Theatre, Dance and Aerial Circus methods. It is suitable for experienced and emerging artists and is particularly accessible for artists who are Deaf, HOH, Low-vision, wheelchair users, Neuro-diverse and *gender-diverse. Cost ranges from $10 – $35. 11am – 3pm, Sunday 26 November at Women’s Circus, 395 Barkly St, West Footscray, VIC. Accessibility info and bookings.

TNA’s Circus and Physical Theatre Strategy – Handover Update
TNA’s CaPT Strategy is underway, and in this early stage, our work is to focus on communications and connection with the sector. We ran a consultation session at the Mullum Circus Festival in September, we are working in consultation with the sector to set up an advisory group by the end of the year, and we are programming a CaPT focused breakout session at the Victorian Touring Workshop on 16 Nov. Read our plans for the remainder of 2017.

Apply for Young Stage 2018 – 10th International Circus Festival in Basel, Switzerland 
This opportunity to participate in the 2018 Young Stage program is open to young artists from around the world. Artists have to be 27 or under during the festival which runs from 11 – 15 May 2018 in Basel, Switzerland. Registrations close on 9 February 2018. Apply here.

8 Nov – Circus Oz Sidesault at The Melba – New Festival of Experimental Theatre
Sidesault at The Melba is a short festival of experimental circus, showcasing emerging and established circus artists in the mirrored splendour of The Melba Spiegeltent. The Festival will present works across a range of disciplines from sideshow stunts to adrenalin charged acrobatics, and styles and approaches ranging from feminist to freakshow. 8 – 25 Nov 2017 Details here.