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ISACS Member - Spraoi St Patrick's Parade 2017 | Photographer Graham Cullen

Circostrada General Meeting at Cirque-Théâtre d’Elbeuf, in France

We’ll be heading to France from Wednesday 5th-Friday 9th of December for the last Circostrada Network [European Network for Circus and Street Arts] General Meeting of the year, co-organised by Cirque-Théâtre d’Elbeufin partnership with Atelier 231 and CircusNextCircostrada Network advocates and lobbies for our collective artforms at European level. Over 30 different countries are represented in the network and over 100 different members ranging across art forms, roles and functions.

Photo: © Ville d'Elbeuf_L

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ISACS Network to represent Ireland at the 'Power of the Possible' in Scotland


Lucy Medlycott, CEO of the ISACS Network is looking forward to presenting at The Power of the Possible | A day of Outdoor Arts in Glasgow, together with SURGE Scotland, Articulation and Outdoor Arts UK.
Sharing ways to support, encourage and nurture these art forms across our territories is top of the agenda and we in ISACS are glad to share our own methodology as ISACS in Ireland and that of our European network Circostrada.

Joining Lucy will be ISACS Members Angelique Ross, and Henrik Gard and Paddy Waters representing Síolta Collective, who will be both presenting and pitching their new work.

Watch out for us on site! See the following time and info below. 
Full event programme.

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L.E.A.P. Programme 2018: that's a wrap!


The Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Network (ISACS) would like to thank their latest Research and Information LEAP trainee, Ana Camillo, for all her contribution to the sector and our organisation. This month, we also welcome our new Communications and Event Management trainee, Lea Morin, from France.

The L.E.A.P Programme (Learn, Experience, Achieve, and Prepare) is a professional training, mentored by CEO Lucy Medlycott and Head of Communications Charlotte Haffner, allowing trainees to learn hands-on new skills in Communications, Events and Research. Trainees receive real-world experience working with an Arts organisation using the learning-by-doing approach and work on projects suitable to advance their careers. 

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DELVE18: Meet the National Circus Festival delve participants!

Congrats to ISACS Network member Nicola Moran and Danielle Reck! They have been selected to take part in our #DELVE18 programme at the National Circus Festival Ireland, Tralee Co Kerry this weekend! The two artists will Discover, Explore, Learn Visualise and Engage with artists, and programmers at a selection of street arts and networking events and share their experiences and learnings with you. 

Keep an eye for the hashtags #DELVE18 and #CircusFestIreland on the 9th-11th. 
We will be retweeting and reposting what’s happening live at the events on: 
- Facebook (Irish Street Arts, Circus & Spectacle Network @ISACSNetwork), 
- Twitter (@ISACSIreland), 
- Instagram (@ISACSIreland).
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ISACS Network Strategic Plan 2019-2021 Launch

We're delighted to introduce Irish Street Arts, Circus & Spectacle Network's Strategic Plan 2019-2021: Empowering Street, Circus and Spectacle Arts, officially launched at Wexford Arts Centre on Thursday 1st of November 2018 thanks to the support of Arts Council Ireland and Wexford County Arts Department.

ISACS - The Irish Street Arts, Circus & Spectacle Network - is Ireland's leading support and advocacy organisation for the development of Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Art Forms in Ireland today. We represent over 100 member organisations and individuals across Ireland and beyond, involving over 5000 individuals in 2017. Since its creation in 2010, ISACS has played an enormous role, transforming the cultural landscape for the street, circus and spectacle sector in Ireland through:
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Irish Street Arts Circus and Spectacle Network

Irish Theatre Institute, 17 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
00 353 (0)87 0541812 info@isacs.ie
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