2021 Technical Symposium

Our annual conference this year is on October 5th to 7th we will be streaming it live on YouTube with an amazing range of guests covering topics like show rigging, teaching & training, engineering and a Scottish focus event for artists, training spaces and venues.

2021 Technical Symposium

October 5th to 7th online

The following are confirmed:

Show Rigging

  • Stunt Rigging for Circus Shows - Brett Copes
  • Arcadia: Metamorphosis - Wim Penhaul


  • Maximal dynamic forces in 10 circus disciplines: aerial hoop, rope, aerial silk, flying pole, tightwire, Chinese pole, Korean teeterboard, swinging trapeze and solo and duo fixed trapeze - Marion Cossin
  • Rigging Structures: Truss Engineering - Total Solutions
  • Rigging Structures: Stand-alone rigs - Firetoys
  • LineScale 3 from LineGrip - Andy Riedrich

Teaching & Training

  • Rigging in the Entertainment Industry - Total Training
  • What role should digital learning play in circus? - Mark Gibson, Vee Smith

Scottish Focus Event

  • Open Discussion Session - Scottish artists, schools, and venues - Articulation

We have some more in the works and I'll add them to this page as they ae confirmed!

This event will be streamed live on Youtube

October 5th to 7th: 10am,12pm,2pm & 4pm. Those who book the event in advance will have access to the recordings after the event

Bookings are via Eventbrite