Meet the cast of ‘Precipice’

The NICA second year show, 'Precipice' directed by Zebastion Hunter opens this Wednesday.


Certificate IV students win at Circus Showdown

NICA's Certificate IV students Harley Mann, Taygan Booth Elena Hood, Maxx Parsons and Isabelle Champagne-Chittick enter with their piece titled Social Staples.

Mâts & Cordages

Students from the Quebec Circus school and others from around the world, have been working together to create two shows to be performed outdoors on the coast of Canada.

Quiet Moments

"Then, completely out of the blue, someone very special to me decided to surprise me by purchasing me my very own canon AE-1 film camera," Amanda Lee, a third-year student, shares her love of film. Below are her stills and beautiful writing from behind the scenes of Circosis Left Brain.  Since my schooling days I have always been... Continue Reading →

Sheep for a Week, A Circus Oz Internship

Third year NICA students Ian Richardson and Emily Gare had the opportunity to spend a week with the Circus Oz team at the start of  July. During the internship they had the chance to train alongside the cast of Model Citizens and got to perform their Showcase pieces for the big top audience. NICA Backstage caught up Ian and Emily to chat about their experiences. 

2nd year Hip Hop

Last week I saw four fantastic performances in the second year hip hop class. As part of the dance curriculum at NICA second year, students learn a set piece of hip hop choreography. In groups, they then add circus skills and character to turn the dance into an ensemble circus act, check out a compilation... Continue Reading →

Combining Philosophy and Circus with ‘One Fell Swoop’

One Fell Swoop' is a new circus company founded by NICA Alumni and current student Charice Rust and Jonathan Morgan. It is a contemporary circus company that aims to re-examine the dynamics of acrobatic ensemble work and the relationships within it. We caught up with Charice and Jonathan to chat about their recent work, Mitsein.

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