Call for Board Members

Organization: Femmes du Feu CreationsCity: WellandLocation: OntarioCountry: CanadaPrimary category: Boards/Committees positionsType of position: 2-year term (renewable) Ideal candidates will be willing to be active in their governance and financial oversight roles for a diverse and engaged Ontario dance/circus organization. The commitment is for quarterly board meetings via digital video conferencing, plus an in-person annual general…

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Featured in Circus Sessions #5

Don’t Drop the Ball: Object Manipulation.A crystal ball. An oversized dog dish. An umbrella. A small child. These are just a few of the objects that Greg Tarlin, juggler extraordinaire, manipulates in his action-packed, comedic performances. If that’s not enough, he rides a unicycle, while juggling with one hand, spinning a tray in the other…

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Featured in Circus Sessions #1

Contemporary Circus can be_______.Growing up in New Brunswick, my first introduction to the world of circus was a touring Shriner’s Circus. Overnight a tent and midway filled an empty parking lot with lights, sounds and wonder. Years later I saw my first Cirque du Soleil show. Inside the iconic yellow and blue striped tent circus…

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Featured in Circus Talk, May 2018

This year’s Circus Sessions, was a bold experiment in accessibility. Produced by Femmes du Feu, where Holly Treddenick is artistic director, at Harbourfront Centre, and led by artist mentor Marie-Andreé Robitaille, this year’s showing covered innovative territory and pushed forward the state of accessible circus showings in Canada.   Continued at CIRCUS SESSIONS // Writer: Shay…

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Featured in Ace Magazine

“The contemporary circus world continues to expand beyond the fringe and it is important for circus educators and artists alike to continue to push their own boundaries and comfort levels…”   continued here: CIRCUS SESSIONS // Writer: Jackie Houghton // RESIDENCIES The Ins & Outs: Hosting an Artistic Residency with Students

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