8 Jul – Circus Oz – Devising for Subversive Performance with Leah Shelton
Open to female, female-identifying and non-binary circus artists interested in devising politically subversive solo / duo circus acts. Submit a 200 word statement on how you would like to develop your act, video link to primary act, and CV. EOIs close Mon 8 July. Masterclass: Sat-Wed 24 Aug – 4 Sep, 9am to 4.30pm at Circuz Oz. More info.
1 Aug – Circus TrickTease – Hand2Hand Incentive – $2k seed funding
Open to Australian artists looking to present new and risky ideas on stage. $2k cash awarded to two artists in 2019 – artists to “hand” back the funds at the end of the season to benefit artists in the next round. Applications open from 1 Aug – 1 Sep. More info.
22 to 24 Oct – Circostrada – International Seminar for the Development of Circus Arts
The 2019 seminar will take place in Auch, France, during Circa Festival. Fresh Circus #5 will adapt the traditional conference model and look at the relation between circus and territories, with an emphasis on rurality. More info.
17 Jul – Circus Oz Sidesault Feedback Session
If you have previously been a participating artist/producer in Sidesault, or have accessed Circus Oz and/or The Melba Spiegeltent spaces, this open forum is for you. Wed 17 July, 2.30pm Big Meeting Room, Circus Oz. RSVP here by Wed 10 July.
14 Nov – Save the date: TNA’s National CaPT Sector Gathering at Sidesault Festival
TNA’s next CaPT Sector Gathering will be held in Melbourne at The Melba Spiegeltent during Sidesault at the Melba in November. Hear from colleagues, TNA, and the CaPT Advisory Group. More details soon.