FAMILY CIRCUS

20 – 21 JULY     .    17:30 – 18:30     .

A pedagogic movement practice based on the benefits of creative physical contact of children and their careers. (Developmental Movement. Sherborne Association UK). Building a trust relationship trough touch is the core of this approach where adult escorts and children play together with juggling toys, acrobatic tricks and physical games from the world of Contact improvisation. A creative and joyful way to spent time with kids. Ideal for toddlers 3 to 5 years old and one adult escort.

Marianthi Mota studied Dance and Circus in Thessaloniki, Berlin, Amsterdam, Leuven, Valencia and other European cities. She is teaching dance, improvisation and circus in kids, youth and adults. In the field of social work she is leading groups of artists, social workers, and volunteers in implementing artistic workshops and performances with people with disabilities, prisoners, psychiatric patients, Roma people, and refugee children. During the last years she coordinates European exchange projects for circus artists and trainers. As a freelance performer she realized mostly in Thessaloniki, dance and circus performances, children’s theater plays, site specific shows and performance projects. She considers dance, physical theater and circus, valuable tools of psychosocial and personal development.