Lab:time

Experiments in circus

Lab:time is our programme for innovation and experimentation in the Circus Arts, funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation. Through Lab:time individual artists and companies are able to secure research and development time in the Creation Studio at the National Centre for Circus Arts, as well as small but significant amounts of seed funding to support the first stages of exploration.

By offering artists the means to explore their ideas at the very beginning of the creative process it is our aim to generate a critical mass of creative development that will, over time, generate an increase in the quality and quantity of new circus-based performance across the UK.

Although the space we offer is at the National Centre in London, we welcome applications for Lab:time Funding from artists across the UK.

Lab:time applications

Applications for Lab:time Round 12 (for work in January – March 2018) are now open and will close at 5pm on Monday, 25 September, 2017.

Please be advised that Round 12 is the final round of the current Lab:time funding cycle.

Contact

If you have any questions about the programme or the application procedure, or would like to volunteer for the Lab:time panel please send an email to labtime@nationalcircus.org.uk

Lab:time experiments featured on our blog:

Lab:time -  MAKE//SHIFT company MAKE//SHIFT company won Lab:time funding in early 2017 for their application for

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MAKE//SHIFT company

MAKE//SHIFT
company won Lab:time funding in early 2017 for their application for

Great to see updates from Vee Smith’s Lab:time research in the Creation Studio with Ruby Gaskell, Charlee DeBolla

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Great to see updates from Vee Smith’s Lab:time research in the Creation Studio with Ruby Gaskell, Charlee DeBolla