Circus Through the Digital Lens

Monday, September 27, 2021


Information Sessions on Funding & Resources

11:00am - 12:50pm

Presented by En Piste

Come meet and learn more about how your ideas and projects can be supported by the ArtsNL and Canadian Heritage. Take also a moment to connect with En Piste, the national circus arts alliance who will share
inspiring projects for the circus community.

Creating New Stages

1:00pm - 1:50pm

Featuring: Holly Treddnick, Annie Dugan, Karine Lavoie, Vanessa Furlong

Moderated by Ruth Wikler

With the return to normalcy in sight, artists reflect on what this past year taught them and what lessons they will apply to their craft moving forward. From embracing the art of the pivot to harnessing new technologies and ways to radically collaborate, the way performers connect with audiences, and one another, has been altered in many ways. Our panelists reveal what will emerge in this next stage.


2:00pm - 3:00pm

(Battery Cafe or Bannerman Brewery)

MICC Canadian Working Group Meeting **Presenters Only**

3:00pm - 3:50pm

Hosted by Anahareo Doelle & Nick Beach 

The MICC Canadian Working Group provides a safe space for presenters to talk about presenting planning for contemporary circus.  This is done through building routing groups for tours and helping presenters overcome challenges that enable more contemporary circus touring across Canada.

Digital Literacy for Arts Organizations

4:00pm - 4:50pm

Hosted by Ian Campbell

Even as more and more activities return to in-person, building digital literacy will remain vital for performing arts organizations in terms of both process and products! Wonderbolt Productions Digital Literacy Consultant Ian Campbell looks at why this will be so vital and how artists and organizations of all ages and stages can grow their digital literacy to better collaborate with each other and serve their audiences.

(All times are in NDT)

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Morning Yoga with Guin

10:00am - 11:00am

Social Circus Round Table

11:00am - 12:00pm

Presented by Halifax Circus

Participants take part in a roundtable discussion about what social circus work they are doing right now, and how (or if) digital tools are helping to facilitate that.