Entries by Erika Radcliffe

Puppetry speaks truth to power, it is full of surprises, it is silly and sublime

This article was originally posted on The Commons. Read the full article here. BRATTLEBORO — New England Center for Circus Arts (NECCA) just keeps growing, it seems, stretching its sinews to embrace an expanding universe of dramatic and kinesthetic arts. This Sunday, Aug. 20, NECCA hosts North Star Puppets to present Hot Jam Puppet Slam […]

NECCA Show at Redfern Arts Center

This article was originally posted on The Keene Sentinel. Read the full article here. For the past three years, the lives of a group of circus students in Brattleboro have been woven together. After this weekend’s graduation show, those lives will split apart as they embark on careers around the world. The New England Center […]

International director joins NECCA’s educational team for ‘Intertwine’

BRATTLEBORO — The New England Center for Circus Arts has teamed up with Mark Lonergan, Canadian-born founding artistic director of Parallel Exit, in the creation of a show that is going on tour. Intertwine (stylized in all caps), will debut at NECCA’s trapezium at 7:30 p.m. April 22 in Brattleboro. Serenity Smith Forchion, NECCA co-Founder […]

Aerial Yoga class offers health benefits

BRATTLEBORO — Aerial Yoga is now offered through the New England Center for Circus Arts (NECCA) to Brattleboro area residents. Beginners of all ages and body types are welcome in this yoga flow class that utilizes loops of fabric attached to the ceiling to support the body. Participants experience suspension on professionally and safely installed […]

Look … up in the air … it’s a flying policeman!

BRATTLEBORO — Taking to the air, members of the Brattleboro Police Department and other first responders with their families participated in a free night on the flying trapeze at the New England Center for Circus Arts. The event was meant to honor the hard work and dedication of first responders, and NECCA plans to honor […]