Join to "SLOW CIRCUS SCHOOL -The WORLD- tookyoo Special version"
- 日時2021 4/3 sat. 10:00-11:30 am (JST)
- 定員NO LIMITS
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Program Supervisor/ SLOW CIRCUS PROJECT DirectorKeisuke Kanai
Circus Artist/SLOW CIRCUS PROJECT director. He started street performance when he was a junior high school student. As an overseas trainee of the Agency for Cultural Affairs, he was the first Japanese to go to the French National Circus School (CNAC). After graduating, a two-year European tour at the circus directed by Philippe Decouflé. After that, founded the French Contemporary Circus Company and performed in 35 countries around the world. Returned to Japan in 2009. SLOW LABEL Performing Director since 2015.
Dancer/ AccompanistAyaka Suzuki
When Ayaka was a university student, in a developing country that she visited, witnessed the scene where dance connects and empowers people, and that is trigger to aspires to be a dancer. At Trinity Laban in the UK, learns how to lead a dance workshop for having different backgrounds of people, from children to the elderly and people with disabilities. Aim to “Break Down Barriers” through physical expression, she has been in choreographer Tashirorie’s works and planning her own dance workshop. At SLOW LABEL, she performed as an accompanist in its’ work such as “The Eternal Symphony 1st mov. (2015 / Director: Keisuke Kanai)” and Yokohama Paratriennale 2017 “sense of oneness (Director: Keisuke Kanai)”.
GUEST/ Aerial PerformerErin Ball
Erin Ball is a circus artist and coach based in Kingston, Ontario and she is the owner of Kingston Circus Arts. She is mainly an aerialist but also does some hand balancing and partner acrobatics. She took a year off in March 2014 due to life changing events that resulted in having both lower legs removed. In 2017, she developed a workshop and manual, called Flying Footless, a course for aerial coaches who want to work adaptively and make their teaching more inclusive. She has won accessibility awards, hosts a ground-breaking yearly amputee circus camp and has taught and performed internationally. Erin has many current artistic projects that focuses on inclusive performance, various solo works.
What is SLOW CIRCUS PROJECT
THE FIRST JAPANESE SOCIAL CIRCUS COMPANY IS ESTABLISHED!
The first Japanese “SOCIAL CIRCUS” company was established by SLOW LABEL. Due to its features the “SOCIAL CIRCUS” model is becoming widely popular in Japan. This is because the SOCIAL CIRCUS increases social opportunities, wellbeing, and the overall profile of creative people living with disabilities. Now various people, who have different background, nationalities and genders, also whether they are with or without disabilities, join the “SLOW CIRCUS PROJECT,” and practice works and do workshops.