On September 8th Baltic – Nordic Circus Network and “Arts printing house” gathered press, circus professionals and policy makers from all around the Baltic – Nordic region to a seminar called “Baltic – Nordic region: impact of circus”. During the meeting Lotta Vaulo, Director of “CircusInfo” centre, introduced concept and main aims of Baltic – Nordic Circus Network, presented their field of work and stated that it is really important and efficient that every country represents diverse cultural background and different positions of circus in art society, because it gives a chance to see common issues from various points of view.
New circus weekend’16 will introduce not only spectacular performances but also other events, important for contemporary circus and other performing arts communities. On September 7th a meeting of Baltic – Nordic circus network will take place in the “Arts printing house”. This network unites fourteen organisations of contemporary circus art in Baltic Nordic region countries. The network seeks to strengthen collaboration of regions and to develop the field of circus art in the region of the Baltic Sea, by holding various workshops and meetings for artists and circus professionals. “Arts printings house” is the one and only representative of Lithuania in this network and will hold the first ever meeting in Lithuania.
International contemporary circus festival New Circus Weekend'16 presents a Circus education programme
Circus education programme is two weeks of creative laboratories and seminars for circus, dance, clownery and physical theatre professionals. Contamporary circus practicians from France, Italy and Germany will be sharing their experience and knowlage. All the seminars will be held in English.
The number of participants is limited and registration is required.
On the routes of Culture Night the Arts Printing House and the New Circus Weekend festival invite you to acknowlege the art of contemporary circus. The Circus Night programme contains a lot – from Lithuanian and foreign artists‘ performances to juggling lessons and acrobatic yoga.
Baltic Nordic Circus Network will organise a workshop for circus producers and artists involved in production work of their company. The workshop is targeted for young professionals in circus producing (apprx. 2-4 years work experience) from the Baltic and the Nordic countries.
Contemporary Art Centre presents the Lithuanian premiere of a new solo piece by New York based artist Ieva Misevičiūtė. This is Contemporary Art Centre’s first production in the frame of Corpus international network. Its European premiere took place at Playground performance festival in Belgium in the autumn of 2015, and US premiere was shown at the legendary New York venue dedicated to a variety of disciplines and forms of art, The Kitchen. In the meantime, just a few weeks ago Vilnius audience had an opportunity to see one of Misevičiūtė’s earlier solo pieces, Lord of Beef, at the new Baltic Dance Festival’16.
The Arts Printing House tries to encourage and strengthen the interaction between Lithuanian artists and guests from other countries via Artists in Residence program Print Art on Stage. We offer a covered 1-4 weeks residency to professional international producers of performing arts: art directors, festival programmers or managers of the field at the lively and diverse contemporary culture venue situated in the Old Town of Vilnius.