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Saturday, April 17 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Circademics of the Future

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CALLING ALL circus leaders, readers and writers: What does your circus community need? And how can we help you get it? Tune in to this panel of Circus Doctors, Circus Bloggers and Circus Scholars for ideas and conversation on how we can carry our circus lives into a college education, an uplifting profession, and other acts of service in our communities. This session will be recorded!

shared resources:https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1ogc-b4cQ8XB0Fe8VhvD2zLrn_xGBm3Sa?usp=sharing

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James Green

Founder, Cirque In Progress
James is the founder of Cirque In Progress, a fledgling Social Circus Theater company. He studied physical theater with the Dell’Arte School, and received his Theater of the Oppressed facilitator training from the Mandala Center for Change, in Port Townsend, WA.

Session Leaders
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Lottie Byram

Cofounder & Codirector, Circus District
Lottie Byram: (She/Her) Cofounder of Circus District in Washington DC and an entrepreneurship program manager at the University of Maryland, Lottie is focused on improving how circus organizations function internally and how they are perceived externally. While fire poi spinning is... Read More →
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Meredith Gordon

Founding member of Ha!, Humorology Atlanta, Drive Forward
Meredith Gordon: (He/His), Meredith Gordon is a clown, actor, and musician. Meredith fell in love with theater and circus at an early age. He taught himself to juggle as a teenager and developed a passion for theater as a college student. Over the past 30 years, Meredith has trained... Read More →

Ante Ursic

Ante Ursić is a circus pratictioner and PhD candidate at the University of California, Davis. His dissertation investigates  human-animal relationships in contemporary circus. He is especially interested in  the aesthetic-political sphere and explores how it  relates to different... Read More →

Althea Young

Althea Young: (She/Hers) Althea Young is a Glasgow based contemporary performer and former circus artist. She has performed with various circus collectives including Acrosanct, Flynn Creek Circus, Acrobatic Conundrum, and Alter Circus. She was also AYCO’s first Youth Leadership... Read More →

Saturday April 17, 2021 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
Circus Talk Room