What we do

From 21 until 26 October 2018, FEDEC invites you to its Encounters on the 31th edition of CIRCa Festival in Auch, France.

FEDEC Encounters at CIRCa means about 150 people from about fifteen different countries gathering to contribute to the international dimension of this festival, a hub for contemporary circus creation. Together they form an ephemeral “European Circus Arts School”.

The 12th Encounters presents a rich programme for all FEDEC members their students, teachers and directors with, of course, all the festival’s events, circus shows and professionals meetings organised by the CIRCa Festival.

Mon 22, Tue 23, Wed 24, Thu 25.10.2018 @Maison de Gascogne
The CIRCLE are the performances of circus students members of FEDEC’s schools. This year, for the 12th edition of the CIRCLE project, students coming from 9 FEDEC schools, located in 6 countries, will present shows created during creative workshops.

The performances are taking place downtown in the Maison de Gascogne. : 

  • Monday 22 October

3.00pm:Ecole de Cirque de Québec (Canada) in collaboration with Le Lido (Toulouse, France)
5.00pm: Ecole de Cirque de Bordeaux (France)


  • Tuesday 23 October

3.00pm: Centre Régional des Arts du Cirque de Lomme (France)
5.00pm:Escuela de Circo Carampa (Madrid, Spain)


  • Wednesday 24 October

3.00pm: Arc en Cirque (Nice, France)
5.00pm: National Centre for Circus Arts (London, United-Kingdom)


  • Thursday 25 October

3.00pm: Codarts Rotterdam - Circus Arts (Netherlands)
5.00pm:Cirko Vertigo (Turin, Italy)


At the end of each performance the public is invited to meet and discuss with students and members of the teaching staff on the educational and creation approaches of the performances.


=> New <=

A new REFLECT training for teachers is organised this year for FEDEC members around the CIRCLE project.

Une nouvelle formatiopour professeurs autour du projet CIRCLE est organisée spécialement pour les membres de la FEDEC cette année. 

More information on CIRCa Festival and CIRCa pôle national des arts du cirque – Auch–Gers–Midi-Pyrénées, here.