LUDLOW, Ky.,– The Social Circus Fund and Circus Mojo are hosting the 2nd Annual International College Circus Festival (ICCF) at the Ludlow Theatre May 16-18, 2014.
The ICCF and Circus Mojo are bringing guests and visitors from all over the world to the second annual festival. Artists from Denmark, Mexico, Germany, Ireland, and the Congo will perform along with students from the Illinois State University Gamma Phi Circus (the oldest collegiate circus in the North America) to the newer Cirque du K from Kalamazoo Michigan. Graduates from well-known circus schools such as New England Center for Circus Arts and Circus Center San Francisco will perform and offer workshops to participants.
Famed ICCF sponsor Duo Rose, has performed internationally and competed in seven international circus festivals winning 12 awards. They will show their award winning trapeze performance and offer development workshops to students.
The ICCF weekend will culminate in a full-length performance that is open to the public on Saturday, May 17, 2014. Tickets are available at circusmojo.com or at the door; adults are $10, children under 12 $5. Special VIP tickets are available for $25 each and all proceeds will go to The Social Circus Fund, a 501c3 dedicated to bringing circus to those who need a smile.
In addition to the fantastic performances and workshops, the ICCF will also include a job fair luncheon provided by Pizza Hut and a seminar outlining circus related travel opportunities to Mexico, Germany and Africa.
More information can be found on the “2nd Annual International College Circus Festival May 16-18, 2014” Facebook page and on the Social Circus Foundation Website.
About The Social Circus Fund: Founded in 2013 The Social Circus Fund is a nonprofit 501c3, raises funds to support programs using circus as tools for social change and in medical settings. Many of the people we serve have limited resources. The fund will serve as a clearinghouse for scholarships and to educate and study the application of circus in non-traditional settings.
About Circus Mojo: Founded in 2009 by former Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey clown Paul Miller, Circus Mojo engages people of all ages to focus on abilities in hospitals, boardrooms, events, workshops, and other