Stumble danceCircus

Serious Circus Symposium 2019


Friday February 15th + Saturday 16th, 2019

10 am to 6pm

Jacksons Lane, London

2 day symposium into how we can make Circus and Physical performance more responsive to social needs and political crisis. 
Speakers, Artists and workshops – a wide range of practitioners will share their experience and offer inspiration and information on
  • radical practice
  • engagement as a priority
  • sustainable practice
  • collaborations with activists and campaigners 
  • social, youth and community circus projects
  • creative devising with serious subjects

Friday February 15th, 8pm  –  public show  Night of Serious Circus showcasing radical performance from circus and physical performance practitioners.   Tickets available from Jacksons Lane or as part of the Symposium full package at Tickets Ignite (tickets launching Nov 18th).

Space to think     February 11th to 14th, Serious Circus and Jacksons Lane are offering space to think, debate, workshop, explore, plan, argue, whatever your will, at Jackson lane.  To apply for this free resource, send a brief description of what you want to do and what you need (e.g. a small space to hold a discussion between several people and connections to those interested in sustainable practice in Street Theatre…) email

Stumble invited application for Sway commissions in November.  Successful artists will be announced Dec 3rd and Sways will present and report at the Symposium, having completed their engagement projects.

Also connected to the Symposium is a project with Kids on The Green  Call out for Parcour and Freerunning artists coming very soon (Nov 2018)

To read about the first Serious Circus Symposium in 2017

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