Workshop on Circus Writing in Vilnius


Baltic-Nordic Circus Network will organise a workshop for circus writers during the International contemporary circus festival "New Circus Weekend" on 9-11 of September 2015 at the Arts Printing House (Vilnius, Lithuania)

In the workshop the participants will concentrate on analysing circus performance and write about circus art. The participants will see circus performances at New Circus Weekend festival, write and read texts about the performances, discuss about the circus and writing. The working language will be English.

The leaders of the workshop are internationally respected professionals in circus writing John Ellingsworth and Duncan Wall.

The Circus Writing workshop is part of the Baltic-Nordic Circus network’s activities. The workshop is targeted to journalists, performing art critics, researchers and others who has professional interests on circus writing from all Baltic and Nordic countries. The workshops are free of charge for the selected participants. The network will cover the accommodation costs during the workshop.

The workshop deadline will be on 3rd of August 2015.

You can apply you live in or are citizen of Baltic or Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway or Sweden). The participants will be selected by a jury consisting of representatives of 3-4 network’s member organisations. All the applicants will be informed by 10th of August 2015. Workshops will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania during 9-11 of September 2015.

Fill the on-line application form here

The Baltic-Nordic Circus network has received support from Nordic Culture Foundation for the workshop.