Udderbelly Festival

Circus Maximus

Circus Maximus: the UK’s first circus competition returns.

The UK’s first circus competition returns this July – live from the giant purple cow. In a week of exciting heats, 20 of the UK’s hottest circus acts 20 perform for your applause adoration and votes, to win a place in the grand final. The Saturday night is the grand final where the winners of the heats show-down to scoop the title of Circus Maximus 2014, along with the £5,000 cash prize and the chance to create a new show with Underbelly productions and The National Centre For Circus Arts. Presided over by our resident MC, and featuring special guest performers throughout the week, Circus Maximus is an exhilarating and exciting night of fun and competition at the Circus. Dazzling hula-hoopers, daring aerialists, dynamic acrobats, see them all and vote for your favorite in a week of unbridled entertainment like no other. Short List For Heats Announced – Fri 30 May. Finalists Announced Fri 11 July.

Circus Maximus is presented by Underbelly Productions and The National Centre For Circus Arts in association with IdeasTap.

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Interested In applying?

Applications for the comeptition are made via IdeasTap.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS - DOWNLOAD

This will tell you all you need to know about the application process and how the competition works. 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION - DOWNLOAD

This is a guide to the space and facilities available at the Udderbelly. Please look carefully at this before applying, so that you're sure your act will be suitable for the venue.

RULES, TERMS & CONDITIONS - DOWNLOAD

Please read these carefully. By applying for the competition you agree to these rules, terms and conditions.

Deadline For Applications

All applications must be made by 23:59GMT on Thursday 22 May 2014. Any applications made after this time will not be considered under any circumstances, including technical issues, so please allow plenty of time.

Please note it is FREE to apply for Circus Maximus.

I Have More Questions!

If what you need to know isn't covered in the information documents above, then please drop us an email circusmaximus@underbelly.co.uk

 

Photos by Matilda Temperly

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