Circus Factory is an organisation dedicated to elevating Ireland’s Circus Arts to ambitious new heights through innovation and creativity. We are excited to be expanding our team with two new positions for January 2022 in the roles of Youth and Social Circus Coordinator, and of Communications and Marketing Coordinator. The two positions may be combined
Some great news to close the week on. Circus Factory are delighted to be awarded funding support from the Arts Council Ireland Capacity Building Support Scheme Round 1 2021 helping us to grow our organisational reach through support in reporting, evaluation, marketing and fundraising strategies, sowing the seeds for some exciting future plans ahead.
Kate Mitchell is one of our homegrown Circus Factory artists! Kate began attending classes in 2014 and is now an emerging professional artist and youth tutor at Circus Factory. Kate is using her Factory Days residency to work with a variety of artists to prepare for an upcoming project at the Everyman Theatre and realise
Date: 28 June 2021 It was such a thrill to see our Factory Days residency awardees, @aduantas_aerial perform at the Marina Market Cork on Saturday to a real live audience. Thank you so much to Kate, Laura and Pierce from Aduantas Aerial, all the team at the Marina Market and to Arts Council Ireland for
We are delighted to announce that Aduantas Aerial, our Factory Days Residency awardees are with us now in Circus Factory from June 14th to 25th! Aduantas Aerial is an emerging aerial acrobatics dance and circus performance group based in Dublin, Ireland. They create work that blends storytelling, site-specific performance and the bizarre! They aim to
In residency this week is Linda Cullen who is delighted to be in the creative space again looking at dance and choreography with Rachael Ni Bhraonain. Finding new movements of the body and creative expressions even with the limits of injury. The power house that is Noelle Ni Riagain is also contributing to the creative
A few behind the scenes images from last weeks #FactoryDays #Residency artist Jude O’Neill working on a new solo show with mentor support from Noelle Ní Ríagáin. It has been great seeing snippets of all the Factory Days residency artists work in progress and we look forward to sharing more of the artists’ work as
Circus Factory Professional Member & Factory Days Residency artist, Natasha Bourke will be starting her first week of Residency this week. Natasha will be working with an extensive creative team to develop a new solo show. Natasha Bourke is a Cork-based interdisciplinary artist of Irish/Dutch descent with an extensive movement, circus and fine art background.
Introducing our next Factory Days residency artist, Vicki Davis Vicki M.Davis is a Visual Artist based in Cork city. A recent graduate of TUDublin, B.A.V.A. on Sherkin Island, Vicki, utilises a spectrum of interdisciplinary mediums to engage with current social issues. Where symbolism and language play a vital role Vicki blends circus and figurative expression.
Announcing our first Factory Days recipient, Eimear Ní Mhaoldomnaigh who is kicking off her residency time this week. Eimear is a multidisciplinary performance artist, who’s art explores themes of identity, sexuality, autonomy, perception and the dichotomy of human emotion. A latecomer to the world of circus, with a background in science, she is in some