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Professional development

Seminar Topics

Part 1|10:30-11:10
Centre National des Arts du Cirque’s Educational Philosophy and France’s Strategies in Developing Circus Art.

Centre National des Arts du Cirque (CNAC)

Founded in 1985 by French Ministry of Culture and Communication, Centre National des Arts du Cirque (CNAC) is dedicated to providing higher education for circus professionals, archiving and preservation, and advancing academic research on circus art. With the goal of connecting local artists with the international community, CNAC embodies the circus art’s collaborative tradition and respect for new ideas. As a leading institution in the innovation of circus arts education, artistic sectors and techniques, CNAC continues to serves students, academics, and performing arts professionals from all over the world.

Speakers|
Barbara APPERT-RAULIN
Cyril THOMAS


Part 2|11:20-11:50
‘How to Realize Your Wildest Imaginations and Bring “New Magic” to the Stage? Thoughts and Advice for Practioners’.
An inspiring conversation between France’s leading New Magic artists and Professor KENG Yi-Wei.

Moderator|
KENG Yi-Wei

Panelists|
Valentine LOSSEAU
Arthur CHAVAUDRET

New Magic (la magie nouvelle) is a new movement in French contemporary circus. With the support of major theaters and institutions, new magic has gained popularity among the audience and performing artists.

Speakers

KENG Yi-Wei

Assistant Professor of National Taipei University of Arts
©法國炸影像工作室

Barbara APPERT-RAULIN

Head of Lifelong Learning Training Department -CNAC

Cyril THOMAS

Head of Research and Development - CNAC

Valentine LOSSEAU

Co-founder and dramaturg of Cie 14:20; anthropologist
© Giovanni Cittadini Cesi

Arthur CHAVAUDRET

France’s leading ‘New Magic’ artist and juggler
©Giuseppe Kotzia

Remarks

■ The seminar welcomes performing arts professionals and educators from all disciplines, as well as amateur circus and magic enthusiasts.
■ Maximum capacity: 60