CIRCUS DIARIES: March Circus News

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This month we made a pilot for a monthly ‘What’s On’ guide for circus in the UK, including all the companies mentioned below. Watch it here and let us know what you think!

NoFit State Audition
Circus of Horrors
Cirque Berserk
Circomedia
Max Calaf Sevé
VOLT scratch night
National Centre For Circus Arts
Circus Mother Africa
Hikapee Theatre
Moscow State Circus
Big Kid Circus
Planet Circus
Gandey’s Thrill Circus
Charles Chipperfield
Circus Funtasia
Uncle Sam’s Great American Circus
Circus Zyair
Santus Circus
Circus Fantasia
Circus Wonderland
Chinese State Circus
Jay Millers Circus
Circus Mondao
Cirque Du Soleil
CirqOn The Seam
‘Portraits of Contemporary Circus’ book

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Katharine Kavanagh
Katharine is a circus writer based in the Midlands, a handy travel hub for getting out and about to new and smaller-scale work. From a background as a performer, theatre-maker and circus volunteer, Katharine took part in the EU-funded 'Unpack the Arts' circus residency, set up The Circus Diaries website, and now dedicates herself to sharing the intricacies of circus art with the world.

She says: "Circus is an area of performing arts where few people have the vocabulary and understanding to write balanced critical appraisal. This tends to result in wishy-washy 'reviews' that all sound the same and say very little about the relative quality of the show.

"As the circus arts grow in popularity and engagement across the UK, it's important for critical voices to reflect this to increasingly discerning audiences. That's where I come in."
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Katharine Kavanagh on FacebookKatharine Kavanagh on InstagramKatharine Kavanagh on RssKatharine Kavanagh on TwitterKatharine Kavanagh on Youtube
Katharine Kavanagh
Katharine is a circus writer based in the Midlands, a handy travel hub for getting out and about to new and smaller-scale work. From a background as a performer, theatre-maker and circus volunteer, Katharine took part in the EU-funded 'Unpack the Arts' circus residency, set up The Circus Diaries website, and now dedicates herself to sharing the intricacies of circus art with the world.

She says: "Circus is an area of performing arts where few people have the vocabulary and understanding to write balanced critical appraisal. This tends to result in wishy-washy 'reviews' that all sound the same and say very little about the relative quality of the show.

"As the circus arts grow in popularity and engagement across the UK, it's important for critical voices to reflect this to increasingly discerning audiences. That's where I come in."

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