First of all, what is this project about? DublinCircus Project is a non-profit organisation working to bring the circus arts to life in Dublin. They are based at Bannow Business Centre on Bannow Road, Cabra.
Secondly, why are they organising fundraising campaigns? Because they keep expanding and buying new equipment. Consequently, they organise regular kickstart live performance projects!
So, I attended their event on Saturday 31st October 2015 at the Back Loft Creative Hub, St Augustine Street, Dublin 8.
THEIR EVENTS AND CENTRE
For more information about the event and the circus centre, check these links:
As you can see from the below picture, Bray Summer Festival lines up lots of cool acts for both adults and children like the B-Xtreme breakdance crew. If you haven’t made it this weekend, don’t worry as it will still continue until the start of August 2014!
B-XTREME CREW MEMBERS
I have had the pleasure to attend the B-Xtreme high-energy acrobatic interactive breakdancing show at the Bray Summerfest.
The crew is composed of 3 dancers from New York City, USA:
Anthony Ready Rosa
Christopher Cuba Munoz
Jose Mini Collon.
THEIR PERFORMANCES AND AWARDS
These award-winning performers have not only brought dance from the streets but have exhibited their talents to:
films and special events around the world.
They performed at the well known America’s Got Talent TV show in 2013.
Their shows are packed with:
and the hottest dance moves.
By combining their cutting-edge dance choreography with performing talents, they deliver an unforgettable experience that leaves crowds cheering for more.
I filmed their live performance on Saturday 12th July in Bray. They both delivered a brilliant dance routine and got the audience involved.
So sit tight and watch the whole video! Follow them on Facebook if you like!
For fans of Diversity Crew and hip hop styles dances or even acro balance, this is a post-event review in pictures and videos, you don’t want to miss out!
I have been lucky to be able to attend the Diversity Limitless show at the O2, Dublin, Ireland, last Saturday 30th November 2013.
First of all, to my amazement, the show wasn’t only about new style hip hop and the crew itself but gathered different dancers, gymnasts, magicians, and musicians.
I have taken some pictures and videos of the event as well as gathered information about the dancers, acrobats, and illusionist who took part in the event.
Now, let me do a brief presentation of the artists (with their pictures) who are not part of the Diversity Crew itself:
Antoine Marc was born in Martinique (French Caribbean Island) and started to dance ballet at 4 years of age at the Caribbean Ballet School of Betty Bylon. He has also been an aerialist and acrobat, working for international productions.
Ling started dancing in 2004 as a self-taught b-boy, becoming part of the dance group trinity warriors in 2008. He has also become a worldwide competitor.
Acropolis is composed of female and male international elite Great Britain medal-winning acrobats and gymnasts.
Boadicea dance company was brought together by leading female artist Rhimes Lecointe (street dance 3D and into the hoods) to be a kink in the realm hip hop and commercial dance.
Frazer ‘Freeze’ Bennett is a music producer, composer, and mashup artist from Bournemouth, UK, who fuses urban music with orchestral arrangements, funk, soul, hip hop, R’n’B, pop, dubstep and electronic music.
James Moore is a master illusionist doing all his tricks ‘live’ with no camera edits or special edits.
Secondly, you will find below a snapshot of the show story plot:
Finally, you will find below a diaporama of pictures taken during the event as well as videos from some of their choreography:
I have watched for the first time a few years ago this amazing Cirkafrika, an African circus on a French channel.
First of all, I would like to share with you a snippet of their upcoming show as well as information about its storyline, artists, tour dates, etc…
What is Cirkafrika?
Cirkafrika is an African based circus employing 50 artists across Africa, namely:
gumboots, hoops, bouncing balls artists,
They mainly tour in France. Similarly to Le Cirque du Soleil’s concept, this circus doesn’t make use of animals.
Now, what is the current show’s theme?
This year, the show tells the story of a small gifted monkey going for an adventurous trip to the vast plains of China. He meets many monsters ready to eat him to obtain 10 000 life years. But it’s without counting on the superpowers of the small animal, at times funny, at times powerful and at times crafty. The monkeys’ king is the widely known story told to Chinese children.
Cirkafrika is currently touring in main cities in France from 3rd to 11th February 2018. You can watch a video teaser for this year’s show here:
If you would like to book your tickets, check this link to view available dates, seats and rates: