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Circus Weekend at the Underground Circus Studios

The third instalment in our evenings of “new and questionable circus”. We had an excellent turn out and an awesome show. Thanks to all our guest performers and our company members for putting on a great show. Check out the highlights video below.!

See Vancouver acrobats attempt to run their acts to randomly chosen pieces of music. Cash prizes are given for the acrobat who best performs their act to their new music. Prizes are also given for the best attempt with the worst music, and the audience favourite. A new tradition for this year…the contestants are encouraged to attempt to bribe the judges, with a prize given for “Best Bribe”.

If you would like to enter the competition email us at info@undergroundcircus.ca – all you need is a circus act. There are prizes for the following: $250 Best Performance Overall; $100 Best Try to the Worst Music; $100 Audience Favourite; $50 Best Bribe

Where: TUC Studios 8440 Fraser St, Vancouver
When: Start time is 8pm
Tickets: $20 at the door. Tickets can be reserved by emailing info@undergroundcircus.ca.

The structural engineering firm of Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd will be setting up a load cel to record the forces involved in various drops and movements on aerial apparatuses. If you’re interested in what forces you’re putting on rigging points with the movements you do (and you should be!) email us at info@undergroundcircus.ca to set up a testing time.

Where: TUC Studios 8440 Fraser St, Vancouver
When: Email for a scheduled time
Cost: Free (testing time must to arranged ahead of date)

The Quebec based national circus organization will be making a presentation at the Underground Circus. En Piste lobbies the Canada Council for the Arts for recognition of Circus arts as a separate category, it’s mandate is to promote Circus arts in Canada. They will be talking about their latest survey and about various critical issues in the current Circus world. If you are a circus performer in Canada it is highly recommended you attend if possible.

Where: TUC Studios 8440 Fraser St, Vancouver
When: 10am
Cost: Free – All are welcome