Working and training together over the course of two summers, a group of students from Montreal's National Circus School and local Inuit youth from Igloolik produce a unique circus performance which marries Inuit traditions with classic elements of the Big Top. Written, produced and performed by Isuma's Inuusiq Youth Group.
Artcirq is a part of the Unikaatuatiit (Story Tellers) series.
DIRECTOR(S): Natar Ungalaaq, Guillaume Saladin
PRODUCER(S): Igloolik Isuma Productions Inc.
SOUND RECORDIST: Brian Nutarariaq, Richard Amagoalik
EDITOR(S): Marie-Christine Sarda
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Zacharias Kunuk, Norman Cohn
SCREENINGS & TELEVISION:
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN), Terres-en-vues/Land-in-Sights First People's Festival
YEAR OF PRODUCTION: 2001
REGION: Igloolik; Nunavut, Canadian Arctic
Synopsis of Artcirq
By Jayson Kunnuk
- Working together to make a difference in life
- Create youth activities, prevent despair and suicide
- Artcirq being an eye-opening example for other people
- Enjoying life while camping
- Performing choreography with a twist
- Storytelling with theatre and songs