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Cirkopolis: Meet the Directors

Find out all about the men behind Cirkopolis. Read about the Directors here

Cirkopolis: Meet the Directors

Jeannot Painchaud: Artistic and Co Director It all started with a backpacking trip. 1984. Jeannot Painchaud left his native Magdalen Islands to see the Tall Ships in Québec City. On the way he stopped in Gaspé where Cirque du Soleil … Read more

The Art of Taking Risks by Kelly Apter

When the monotony of the 9-5 gets too much, we joke about running away to join the circus. Rather ironically, Cirque Éloize has done the opposite. In Cirkopolis, the Quebec-based company (temporarily) sets aside its joyful routine of acrobatics, juggling … Read more

The final countdown to Cirque Éloize

With January now well under way we’re now on official countdown to welcome French Canadian Circus company, Cirque Éloize with their show Cirkopolis, to the UK. It is one of our longest tours to date with the company being here … Read more

Trocks 2013: Robert Carter, Gets his Kilt on!

Hello Dance Consortium UK blog readers! The last time I blogged was in Canterbury and since then we’ve traveled to Nottingham, Bradford ,Brighton and Newcastle with audiences in each of those cities as packed and resounding as the last. We … Read more

Audience Reviews for The Trocks

We’ve had some wonderful reviews for our shows over the years from both Press and Audience alike. Both are equally important and we eagerly gather them and post them throughout the various tours in their own sections on the site. … Read more

Trocks 2013, Raffaele Morra ‘From the tour bus’

Thursday February 7th. We have been back in the UK for almost two weeks: a couple of shows in Salford at the Lowry theatre, then Birmingham at the Hippodrome and Canterbury at the Marlowe Theater. We are now on the … Read more

Trocks 2013: Robert Carter, Home away from home feeling…

What could be a more fitting gift than landing in one of my favorite countries to begin a tour? Over my tenure with the Trocks, the UK has become a regular stop for us and I have become very fond … Read more

The Trocks, by Graham Watts for Dance Tabs

By Graham Watts Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (more commonly known as The Trocks) is an all-male comedy dance ensemble founded in 1974.   Based in New York, the company tours extensively and has a huge fan base around the … Read more

Marlowe Theatre Opening

The Marlowe Theatre throws open its doors this weekend (Oct 7th – 9th) for three days of celebrations to mark its opening. A host of events, including street arts, live music, dance and performances, will take place, and most are … Read more

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