Top investments for touring

With both Gameshow and Circus Geeks getting ready to pack their bags and hit the road next month, I’ve been thinking about some of the most useful investments for touring circus/ theatre shows. 1. Smartphone. For 101 reasons, largely split into practical and marketing tasks, a smartphone has to be my number one item. For directions, Tweeting, finding contact details, making videos, looking back over … Continue reading Top investments for touring

London International Mime Festival

January may be a dreary month for some, but for circus, puppetry, physical theatre lovers, it’s golden. London International Mime Festival is in full swing for the 39th time. Following co-artistic director, Joseph Seelig’s addition to the New Years’ Honours list this year, one can only imagine that next year’s 40th bash is going to be something outstanding. This year’s highlight for me was Gandini … Continue reading London International Mime Festival

Sending print to tour venues

Warning: this is a frightfully mundane blog post. This is, in no way intended to entertain or delight, but thought it would be a useful, practical advice for small circus / theatre companies who are about to take their work on the road.  Before a tour begins, all of your venues will need some printed publicity materials. This is a step-by-step guide from my experience, from design to delivery. … Continue reading Sending print to tour venues

This Is The Moon, That Is The Earth

TOURING SPRING 2015- dates here Matt and Matthew want to be astronauts. They want to take the audience on a journey into space.  They try really hard, but someone’s messed up. This show’s for anyone who’s ever wanted to be famous / tried and failed / wondered what it’s like to be lost in space with your best friend. “a VERY enjoyable, exciting, thought-provoking and messy way … Continue reading This Is The Moon, That Is The Earth

The King Of Tiny Things

TOURING OUTDOORS- SUMMER 2015 TOURING INDOORS- AUTUMN 2015 Metta Theatre’s King Of Tiny Things is a fantastic new circus and puppetry adaptation of the children’s book, featuring acrobatics, juggling and aerial from a variety of creepy-crawlies. One magical midsummer’s night two sisters huddle together, fearful of what the darkness holds, when a mysterious winged creature appears and leads them on a moonlit. Together they rescue juggling slugs, … Continue reading The King Of Tiny Things