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June 21, 2019 - June 22, 2019

Circus Sessions – Emerging Artists

Hosted by Femmes du Feu


5040 Yonge Street, North York, ON, Canada

June 21-22

Circus Sessions is a weeklong circus laboratory and think-tank that will offer a small group of contemporary circus artists the opportunity to work with internationally renowned circus artist/ instructor/ researcher. For the first time, this year Circus Sessions will run for two weeks – one for emerging artists and one for professional artists.

You are invited to join artists and mentors in a showing that will feature the week’s explorations.

More information on the Femmes du Feu website

Monica Dottor (mentor)
Bahia Watson (mentor)
Jordan Reinwald
Celeste Bliss
Elizabeth Munn
Nicole Malbeuf
Leah Skerry
Leïla Maillard
Alexandra Watt Simpson
Christine Conroy
Valerie Arthur
Grace Law
Nicole Belfer
Rhen Molly Miles
Sage Lovell (with ASL)
Kanagasekarampillai (with ASL)

Alex Bulmer, blind theater artist, writer and dramaturge, will be working with each group on creative audio description and creating with a framework of “decentralizing vision”. ASL interpretation will be offered for the showings on June 21 and June 22. Partially improvised audio description on June 22 by Kat Germain. There were a limited number of free tickets available offered by the artists. If you are an Audio Description user and would like to find out if there are any free tickets left, please contact kat@katgermain.com. If you have other access needs, please email us at: hollytreddenick@gmail.com. More accessibility information about the venue is available on the Toronto Centre for the Arts website.