A Weekend of Circus Arts in Vancouver
8:00 pm - 1:00 pm
8440 Fraser St
A weekend of circus live performance, technical testing and presentations.
The weekend kicks off with an evening showcase of new and questionable circus with plenty of cross over between circus, theatre, sport, burlesque, music and all kinds of arts.
When: Nov 19 @ 8pm
Tickets: $15 at the door
On Friday see Vancouver acrobats attempt to run their acts to randomly chosen pieces of music. There are prizes, bribes, and plenty of fantastic moments of awe and ooooh.
When: Nov 20 @ 8pm
Tickets: $20 at the door
Saturday the structural engineering firm of Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd will be setting up a load cel to record the forces involved in circus acrobatics. Sign up to find out how much force your act has.
When: Nov 21 – Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a testing time.
Tickets: Free – appointment required
The weekend wraps up with a presentation from En Piste, a Quebec based national circus organization who lobbies the Canada Council for the Arts for recognition of Circus Arts in Canada.
When: Nov 22 @ 10am
Cost: Free – All are welcome