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Monday Is Years Long

Circadium School of Contemporary Circus

May 30, 2020

2021 Hand to Hand Circus Festival

60 minutes


Vernon ParkMap

Wheelchair Accessible

Exploring isolation by embodying digital reality, Monday Is Years Long examines the contradictions and overlaps between virtual closeness, spatial distance, and the proximity of live performance.

Warm, reflective, radically honest, and intensely playful, this full-length world premiere tells the story of individuals with limitless access to connection through technology, who suddenly find themselves stuck in a world where their desire for human contact may lead to disaster and death. Through moments both public and private, comic and intimate, we glimpse the lives of these individuals as they try to coexist in small, isolated spaces. 

Created by the 10 artist-athletes in their second year at the Circadium School of Contemporary Circus, Monday Is Years Long blends circus, dance, and theatre as it illuminates the search for — and possibility of — community support when we find ourselves separated. This ensemble of movement artists invite us in, to follow them as they navigate finding togetherness in a world very new — where alone is safety, and together is risk. Performed outdoors live. Bring your own blankets and lawn chairs for seating.

Performers include: Will Aaron, Chantal Aguirre, Cassie Caldwell, Erin Gettelman, Jenny Kinzel, Ash Meyer, Josh Mosier, Hayden Simpson, Copper Santiago, and Josh Spaugh. 

The 2021 Hand to Hand Circus Festival will be held in-person this June, and FringeArts and our partners will be following all local and state health and safety guidelines.

What you can expect:

  • Masks will be required for all patrons over the age of 2, whether indoors or outdoors, at Hand to Hand events. FringeArts will have additional masks available for any guests who need one.
  • FringeArts will have hand sanitizer available to all patrons. Public restrooms will be available as well.
  • We will be encouraging social distancing during outdoor events, and seating outdoors should be spaced out from other parties. Indoors at FringeArts, seats will be pre-set according to your party size, so please reserve tickets for the number of people you expect to sit with.
  • If you are feeling unwell or come into close contact with someone who has COVID-19 within 2 weeks prior to Hand to Hand, please stay home.


Saturday, June 5 at 1pm & 5pm


Reserve Free Ticket Below

About Circadium

Circadium is a non-profit vocational college, with the mission of cultivating, inspiring, and innovating contemporary circus performance in America. Their 3-year full-time curriculum includes classes in Acrobatics, Aerials, Object Manipulation, Physical Theatre, Movement, along with supplementary work in Marketing, Production, Prop-Building, and Circus History.  A strong emphasis is placed on creation and entrepreneurship. They are a member of the European Federation of Professional Circus Schools. 

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