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Open Rehearsal for next stage of Stellar on Saturday 25 July / 20 July 2009

Just a reminder that Cirque Nova Limited is holding a open Rehearsal of our show STELLAR as part of the Cultural Olympiad on Saturday 25 July from 11am - 5pm.

This rehearsal is to showcase the training that 12 people with disabilities and 3
young service users of CenterPoint have done over the last 7 months, and now have achieved enough level as to create this show combined with their teachers and other professional circus artists from Circus Space in London and from Circolombia In Cali Colombia, that we hope to feature over the summer 2010 in Festivals Nationwide.

You can also find out more about our projects on our newly updated website at www.cirquenova.com

This show will feature 4 aerialists doing harness, silks and bungee aerial work and acrobats, jugglers and stilt walkers representing the 5 cultures represented by the 5 rings of the Olympic Logo.

We will be recruiting people with disabilities to take part at our project for 2010 called Astral. For those wanting to have a try at circus skills and see if you
can take part in the Astral project, there will be no cost. But you do need to
book via email.

The Open Rehearsal will be held at the Hangar Arts Trust on Unit 7A, Mellish House, Woolwich, London SE18 5NR. The cost will be £5 per person; you can book by emailing us on cirquenova@googlemail.com

We are still looking for support in kind, or financial to maintain these projects. If you know of anyone that can help do get in touch. We aim to reach a variety of groups with our work, from people with disabilities, to homeless and ex-offenders to showcase that circus touches and can reach all.

Regards

JM Akkerman

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