This is a free event, supported by the Arts Council of Ireland, and is open to all.
The schedule for the day is as follows:
1.30pm Tea/coffee & registration
2.00pm Welcome Words, Ulla Hokkanen, Galway Community Circus & Lucy Medlycott, Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Network - Lead moderator.
2.10pm Professional Circus & Street Arts Education in Europe
Tim Roberts, Fedec – European Federation of Professional Circus Schools, Vice-President and the Director of Higher Education at the National Centre for Circus Arts, London
Mike Ribalta - Director of Fira Tarrega & Creator of the MA in Street Arts Creation in association with the University of Lleida, Catalonia
2.40pm 'From Galway to professional circus school – My Experience'
- Stevie Boyd, Flic Circus School, Turin
- Liam Carmody, Escola de Circ Rogelio Rivel, Barcelona
- Freddy Burrows, Codarts, Rotterdam
3.15pm Irish opportunities - Current existing circus & street arts training in Ireland
3.30pm Tea & sandwiches
4.00pm Audition Process at National Centre for Circus Arts, London Tim Roberts, Director of Higher Education
4.30pm Panel Discussion: Sky is the limit! Life after youth circus
5.15pm Unique Performance by Freddy Burrows & Liam Cramody
5.25pm Closing, Lucy Medlycott, Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Network
Please RSVP through Eventbrite here.
We look forward to seeing you there!