A weekend of activities for artists in the disciplines of circus and street arts featuring: Renegade Stage, Festival Parade Kamikaze clowns, festival walkabouts, ISACS (Irish Street Arts Circus & Spectacle Network) seminar, Bachram, our new Meet the Artists & Programmers Conference & Showcase and much, much more.

With two strands of the Convention for both Aerialists & Acrobats as well as Juggling in all its glorious forms – this is your haven as an artist! With Tickets available for all our programme from Thursday to Saturday inclusive – it’s a bargain!
In association with Circus Factory

Programmed by Cormac Mohally
Thursday 4th
2pm – 5pm : “Character Juggling” with Cormac Mohally
Cormac will investigate through a series of exercises how to create juggling sequences with the context of characters. All levels and object disciplines are welcome.

Friday 5th
10.00am – 10.30am : Yoga warm up with Cormac Mohally
10.30 – 11am : Juggling warm up exercises and drills with Cormac Mohally
11.30am – 1pm : “The Metronome” with Jorge Silvestre
Artistic director of Nueveuno circus company, and alumni of Gandini Juggling and Cirque du Soleil. He will play with the relationship between the metronome and juggling.
A workshop which invites people interested in the manipulation of objects. Open to all levels as each person can apply this method to juggling, emotions, body work, dance, or whatever circus discipline floats your boat. From a choreographic and scenic point of view we will also play and delve a little into the way of working of Jorge Silvestre and the Nueveuno Circus Company

2pm – 5pm : “Creating phrases for juggling performance” with CIE Maleta
Using an excerpt from Tunnel, Maleta will share their methodology for the creation and writing of juggling choreography. Suitable for advance jugglers

3.30pm – 5pm : Hula Hoop workshop with Jessica Doolin
Beginner to intermediate, focusing on Manipulation, sustained spinning and doubles. Spare hoops provided by Circus Factory

Saturday 6th
10.00am – 10.30am : Yoga warm up with Cormac Mohally
10.30 – 11am : Juggling warm up exercises and drills with Cormac Mohally
11am – 12pm : “Laban’s movement Scales” with Poppy Greenford
Poppy is a graduate of Circomedia school in Bristol, and she will share with us how Laban’s movement scales can be applied to the juggling kinesphere and can be transferred to any prop or discipline.
11am – 12pm : Make your own renegade act with “Turf”
How to make an act for your friends, family or Tonight’s Renegade
12pm – 1pm : “Juggling with your buddy” by Cormac Mohally
The fundamentals for 4, 5 and 6 object passing. Using 4, 3, 2 and 1 counts Cormac will impart all the patterns you can do with your best buddy. All juggling objects welcome, intermediate level advised. Bring a buddy, or be willing to make one at the workshop
1pm – 2pm : Handstands with Seve’s Feathers
Workshop suitable to beginners, and those looking at fundamental techniques
2pm – 3pm : Clown with Angelica Santander
A workshop for all performers, and no experience in clowning is required. During this workshop we will play, fail and laugh. Please bring comfortable clothes to move around in.
2pm – 3pm : All Level Diablo with Finn Carragher
Learn some Spinny stuff from the Finny Boy.
3pm – 4pm : How to play Volley Club with Cormac Mohally
The best way to learn is through play, and that’s what we will do, play and practice #canyoucatchthis

MORE WORKSHOPS TO BE ANNOUNCED

Sunday 7th
10.30am – 11.30am : Wake your Brain Up with Grant Goldie
The master manipulator and creative genius will share some split brain exercises that will wow yourself, maybe your friends, and possibly get your head screwed back on after Saturday night renegade. Expect digital dexterity, limb geometry, and passing on the clap. (Hand clapping that is)
11.30am – 1pm : “Creating phrases for juggling performance” with CIE Maleta
Using an excerpt from Tunnel, Maleta will share their methodology for the creation and writing of juggling choreography. Sunday workshop suitable for all level jugglers
1pm – 2pm : Roller Hula with Jessica Doolin
Fundamentals for combining rollerskating with Hula hoops. Bring your skates!
2pm – 2.45pm : Circus Olympics with “Toss Up” (current host Cormac)
Filled with your favourites such as ‘Combat Juggling’, ‘5 Ball Endurance’, ‘Diablo in Box on Someone’s Head’, ‘Hula Hoop Race’, plus many many more. There will be prizes! Finishing off with the classic ‘Toss Up’, including kids!

Details

Date:
6 November
Time:
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cost:
€70
Event Category:
https://siamsatire.ticketsolve.com/shows/1173616862

Venue

Moyderwell Hall
Boherbue
Tralee, Kerry Ireland