EPICIRQ – Estonian Professional Circus Showcase 2018
Estonian Professional Circus Showcase 2018
EPICIRQ – Estonian Professional Circus Showcase 2018 will take place on 29th to 30th of September in Tallinn. Presenting the local artists, venues and organisations, opening discussions, pitches and excursions.
29th of September
18:00 – welcoming at Vaba Lava Theatre Centre in Tallinn, performances:
“Carousel Night” – a duo performance by Carousel Company (Ireen Peegel and Jaakko Repola). “Carousel Night” combines physical theatre, circus and live music into a beautiful story, that resonates with viewers own breath, experience and memories.
“Absurd” – a solo performance first demo showing by Estonian artist Anna Kristin Peterson-McCarthy. Anna Kristin is a multitalented contortionist, in “Absurd” she’ll be talking about the western comfort zone and the absurdness of it.
“Confines” – a solo performance by Grete Gross, performed with musicians Johan and Johanna Randvere. Combining visual art, poetry, classical live music and circus, “Confines” tells a story of learning to accept and love oneself.
Each of the performances will be followed by a talk with the artists.
More info about the artists and performances here: https://tsirkusekeskus.ee/performances-2
Extra programme of EPICIRQ:
A performance directed by chance. Starting from the ticket price being decided by a throw of dice, the combination of acts and the duration of the show is all in the hands of fate.
*23:00 – Afterparty at Heldeke bar/performance venue
30th of September
*12:00 – bus leaves for a visit to Big Wolf residency centre in Vaeküla, 110 km from Tallinn. The owner of the house and founder of residency space, circus artist Lizeth Wolk will make a tour in the house and tell about the upcoming plans in the building.
Followed by presentations:
- Founder of Open Tsirkus Stage, TaDaa Street festival and venue Heldeke – Dan Renwick
- Founder of Hoog festival and AD Productions – Anu Tähemaa
- ‘Pitch session of upcoming performances by various Estonian artists.
*The amount of places is limited!