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From 19th until 25th October 2019, FEDEC invites you to its Encounters as part as the 32nd 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 13th Encounters presented 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.

Sun 20, Mon 21,Thu 24,Fri 25.10.2019 @Maison de Gascogne
The CIRCLE are the performances of circus students members of FEDEC’s schools. This year, for the 13th edition of the CIRCLE project, students coming from 11 FEDEC schools, located in 7 countries, will present shows created during creative workshops.

The performances will take place downtown in the Maison de Gascogne. : 

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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.

Wed 23.10.2019 (15.00-17.30)
All 8 CIRCLE in one day in 4 different venues as part of FRESH CIRCUS#5 organised by CIRCa and Circostrada.

•• REFLECT Lab – Training for teachers
Mon 21, Tue 22, Wed 23, Thu 24.10.2019 
The 4th and last lab will explore the collective creation process of and with professionals: how can teachers get inspired by the collective work of professionals and adapt it to their work with students?

•• General Assembly
Tue 22.10.2019 (9.30-12.30)
FEDEC Managing Board and the team will take stock of the year 2019 and present the work program 2020.

•• Official closing event of REFLECT project (last partners' meeting)
Thu 24.10.2019 (18:30-20:00)
The meeting will be the chance to present the project results, to take track of what has been achieved and to greet everyone who contributed to the project since its starting in 2017.



For more info, email us at events (at) fedec.eu

* for CIRCLE participants: welcome meeting
Sat 19.10.2019 (16.30-18.00)
The FEDEC and CIRCa teams will take the time to recap the programme of the week and to respond to the different logistical questions of CIRCLE participants.


* for REFLECT participants: welcome meeting
Sun 20.10.2019 (11:00-14:30 )

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