We are absolutely thrilled to be selected for the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Ideas Academy Summer 2021 where we will be exploring the use of circus skills as an educational and social inclusion mechanism to engage with children and young adults from disadvantaged backgrounds. Study sessions are already in swing, with our Managing Director Louisa Sloan
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
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We had an amazing time at the weekend with Cruinniú na nÓg learning all sorts of new circus tricks! We wanted to share some pics with you so you could see how much fun we had and to thank each and every one of you who took part! Keep an eye out for more exciting
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 is delighted to be part of Cruinniú na NÓg – a day of free activities promoting youthful creativity – taking place across Ireland this 12th June when we will be running free outdoor workshops at Carrigaline Community Complex suitable for ages 5 – 13+ We have also made some cool easy to follow
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.
Date: May 2021 We are delighted to announce that Saturday Circus for youth is making a welcome comeback #outdoors starting this Saturday 15th May for 3 weeks. We will be spinning hula hoops and throwing juggling balls in the beautiful surrounds of Kennedy Park, just off Monaghan Road. Suitable for Ages 7 – 14 please
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.