HOW TO WRITE ABOUT NEW CIRCUS II – A CALL FOR YOUNG CULTURE PUBLICISTS
Cirqueon organizes another series of seminars for young critics led by an experienced theater critic Vladimir Mikulka (Svět a divadlo, NaDivadlo, Lidové noviny, Respekt). The seminar on How to write about new circus II will take place during the second year of the new circus festival Cirkopolis at Palác Akropolis in Prague, from February 15th to 17th.
The aim of both practically and theoretically oriented seminars will introduce beginning and experienced young culture journalist to the methods of writing about new circus for online media. They will have the opportunity to learn about new circus current trends and get an overview of the development of this type of art. Seminars will be thematically linked to the performances watched.
Authors from the Czech Republic and Slovakia who have at least basic experience with writing about live arts (theater, dance, contemporary circus, opera, musical, physical theater, puppet theater and amateur theater) can sign up. Candidates should send applications to veronika (at) cirqueon.cz untill January 20th, 2015. Part of the application is a structured CV and at least one published article (printed or online, it can also be a festival newsletter or a school magazine).
The capacity of participants is limited. Selected candidates will be provided with access to three performances of the international festival of new circus Cirkopolis in Prague, participation in the three-day seminar and refreshments. The output will be an online collection of articles from all participants which we will published on website www.cirqueon.cz.
If you have any questions, please contact Veronika Štefanová at veronika (at) cirqueon.cz.