Convention: Phoenix Fest Tullamore, Ireland (by StageCraft)
Last year was the first Tullamore Juggling Convention and it totally rocked, This year we are continuing to promote Physical Theatre in the midlands by hosting workshops and providing an international and local stage. The castle was so popular last year that we have moved all the workshops on Saturday to there and will have a Big Top Tent
Friday night: Renegade in Loughrey's - Hosted by Oisín Ó Doinn (Dublin) with special guest DJ <M_O_D_E_M>
10am Welcome introduction and Stretching
11am Movement and Dance
12pm Advanced Juggling
2pm Hulla Hoop
3pm Diabolo / special effects
There are also more to be confirmed and A full Profile of each workshop facilitator will be available on the official site soon.
We will also have Caboodle on the Phoenix Stage Saturday night. With oodles of Physical Theatre in the midlands by providing an international and local stage. We will have lots of mesmorising acts featuring Sweden's amazing acrobatic club juggler Viktor Gyllenberg and hosted by G.A.A. Circus All-Star' Seamus McJuggler, is he the sexiest man in Ireland? - Probably not. Is he a living legend? - Most definitely. Join him in his quest to put the GAA on the International stage, using only his raw skill, talent and sexual charisma. A visionary in Street performance, a radical in The Association, Seamus McJuggler is dragging the GAA kicking and screaming into the 21st Century, combining sports, dancing and circus to entertain the masses. This Show will be followed by Fire in the Park!
Sunday's activities will include games and prizes for those who enter the parade and busking competition. Last years 1st prize of €500 winner was Stick Man.
For those of you with no wheels, the castle is a good 30min walk from the town centre so DC Cabs will do deals of €2 a head for groups trying to get in and out to the night events and parade: 0579350500
Festival cost €35 Including Camping
Check out the official site www.phoenixfestival.ie