Sunday, April 17, 2011

French Circus School Performances in Morocco

The Centre National des Arts du Cirque (National Centre for Circus Arts, CNAC) is an advanced education and research centre. It was created in 1985 by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication.

The class of 2011 graduation show is called Âm and is Directed by Stéphane Ricordel assisted by Patrice Wojciechowski, with stage design by art&Oh. The Âm graduation show is the second highlight of the circus events (after the start of the tour of the Shems'y Circus School) which is part of the France-Morocco Cultural Season 2011.

The troupe has been on tour since the beginning of March (first events at Oujda and Meknes) and continues its tour of the French Institutes of Rabat, Marrakech and Agadir until May 4, 2011.

The NACC is performing for the first time in Morocco it is the Higher Vocational School of circus performers, under the Ministry of Culture and Communication, the NACC train artists for three years, to the highest level in many circus disciplines. Each year, fifteen young people between 20 and 27 years, who have attained the highest level, leave the institution to enter the profession in France, Europe and elsewhere.

Performances in Marrakech:

- Saturday, April 16, 20.30, esplanade Bab Jdid
- Sunday, April 17, 18h, esplanade Bab Jdid
- Monday, April 18, 20.30, esplanade Bab Jdid
- Friday, April 22, 20.30, esplanade Bab Jdid

INFORMATION: 05 24 44 69 30,,

The Tour in Morocco is with the support of the Regional Council of Champagne-Ardennes

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