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05 October 2009 @ 08:53 am
 http://www.elgaucho.com/elgaucho/_seattle/index.htm We are so excited to start this show at El Gaucho.. Check out the link
 
 
27 August 2009 @ 05:35 pm
We have been working really hard on trying to get investors so we can open our own space.. we really really want this.. we are also working on some amazing show.. come check it out at the website. www.the4horsemen.org 
 
 
13 July 2009 @ 03:03 pm
Some of the members of PURE Cirkus did a photo shoot for the Club Motor 2009 Calendar...here are the shots used  (March and another included on the collage on the back of the calendar), plus some unused pics. All photos courtesy of RJB Photo

March photo
Club Motor 2009 Calendar - March

Collage from back of calendar
Club Motor 2009 Calendar - photo collage from back

Unused photo
Club Motor 2009 Calendar - unused3

Another unused photo
Club Motor 2009 Calendar - unused2

And one last unused shot
Club Motor 2009 Calendar - unused1
 
 
Current Location: work
Current Mood: cheerfulcheerful
 
 
12 June 2009 @ 10:58 am
Have you always wanted to learn more about becoming an MC/Host/Compere but didn't know where you could find a professional to teach you? Come to our next class;

How to MC with Armitage Shanks from Circus Contraption!

Armitage Shanks is an International Compere, Singer and Performer.  He is also the Co-Founder of Circus Contraption, a one-ring traveling circus at the forefront of the "New Circus" movement. His recent credits include the London Burlesque Festival, The Supper Club and Paleis Van De Weemoed (Amsterdam), Absolut Burlesque Ball (Dublin), The New York Burlesque Festival, Le Scandal and The Slipper Room (NY) as well as a tour of Portugal with Circus Contraption. Armitage Shanks was featured in the January 2009 issue of Playboy France, Dans (Netherlands premier performance magazine), and Time Out London, which hailed hims as "One of the darkest-hearted comperes on the burlesque circuit- not only a biting ringmaster, but a unique singer as well".
Find out more at- www.myspace.com/armitagephineasshanks
 
The 4 Horsemen will feature two classes; MC for Beginners and MC for the working Performer.
                   
MC for Beginners                    
June 13, 2009, 12 pm to 4 pm                      
Century Ballroom                                           
915 E Pine St. Seattle, WA 98122                     

MC for the working Performer
June 14, 2009, 12 pm to 4 pm
Century Ballroom
915 E Pine St. Seattle, WA 98122

Each Class will feature interactive lectures with Armitage Shanks, followed by workshop and interactive critiques. Each class will be offered for a sliding scale fee; $25 to $50. Pre-register by emailing: education@the4horsemen.org

Armitage will cover subjects such as;

-Role of the MC
    -storytelling
    -functional segue
    -preparation and improvisation

-Psychology of the MC

    -getting into character
    -relationship to performers
    -relationship to audience

-Finding your MC Character
    -the MC as a character    
    -originality   
    -body language
    -servant  leadership

-Getting Started
    -classes
    -where to go/offer services
    -experimenting

 
 
Have you always wanted to learn how to Emcee but didn't know where you could find a professional to learn from? Or are you already an Emcee but want to learn new skills and sharpen your talents. Come to our next class;

Emcee Workshop with Armitage Shanks from Circus Contraption!

Armitage Shanks is an International Compere, Singer and Performer.  He is also the Co-Founder of Circus Contraption, a one-ring traveling circus at the forefront of the "New Circus" movement. His recent credits include the London Burlesque Festival, The Supper Club and Paleis Van De Weemoed (Amsterdam), Absolut Burlesque Ball (Dublin), The New York Burlesque Festival, Le Scandal and The Slipper Room (NY) as well as a tour of Portugal with Circus Contraption. Armitage Shanks was featured in the January 2009 issue of Playboy France, Dans (Netherlands premier performance magazine), and Time Out London, which hailed hims as "One of the darkest-hearted comperes on the burlesque circuit- not only a biting ringmaster, but a unique singer as well".
Find out more at- www.myspace.com/armitagephineasshanks
The 4 Horsemen will feature two classes; Emceeing for Beginners and Emceeing for the Experienced.
                   
Emceeing for Beginners                    
June 13, 2009, 12 pm to 4 pm                      
Century Ballroom                                           
915 E Pine St. Seattle, WA 98122                     

Emceeing for the Experienced
June 14, 2009, 12 pm to 4 pm
Century Ballroom
915 E Pine St. Seattle, WA 98122

Each Class will feature interactive lectures with Armitage Shanks, followed by workshop and interactive critiques. Each class will be offered for a sliding scale fee; $25 to $50. Pre-register by emailing: education@the4horsemen.org

Armitage will cover subjects such as;

-Role of the Emcee
    -storytelling
    -functional segways
    -preperation and improvisation

-Psychology of the Emcee
    -getting into character
    -relationship to performers
    -relationship to audence

-Finding your Emcee Character
    -the Emcee as a character, originality   
    -body language
    -servant  leadership

-Getting Started
    -classes
    -where to go/offer services
    -experimenting

 
 
 
22 April 2009 @ 08:37 pm
April 28th:
The 4 Horsemen, (Creators of PURE CIRKUS) bring you: HELLFIRE! The Darkest Variety Show on earth!

Step right up and witness the most unique, electrifying circus show on earth! HELLFIRE is an edgy variety circus show with a rotating cast from PURE Cirkus featuring new and unusual fire performance, daring acrobats, height-defying stilt walkers, illusionists, brilliant and exotic aerialists, jaw dropping acts of demented daredevilry by the geeks and freaks, with much more. HELLFIRE is a clash of both the macabre and mystical!

PURE Cirkus has been described as a "Modern Cirkus". The troupe focuses on corporeal storytelling through live performances merging elements of street performance, theatre, circus, and vaudeville.

Special Guest Performers: Leaf (Circus Contraption), Evilyn SinClaire (Sinner Saint Burlesque), Ben De La Creme and Fuchsia Foxxx (Fabulux), Vivan Tam .Hosted By: EV Evans.

Triple Door
216 union street
seattle | wa | 98101
206.838.4333 (tickets by phone)
http://www.thetripledoor.net/Calendar/Events/April-09/Pure-Cirkus-Hellfire--The-Darkest-Variety-Show-on-.aspx?date=2009-04-28(tickets by web)

7PM (17+) & 10PM (21+)
$20 adv / $25 day of show
www.the4horsemen.org
www.hellfirevarietyshow.com
Sponsored by: Seattle Sinner Magazine
http://www.theseattlesinner.com/
 
 
Current Location: Seattle
 
 
23 January 2009 @ 09:31 am
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      HELLFIRE: The Darkest Circus show on Earth! Step right up and enter HELLFIRE, the Darkest, most Devilish Circus Show on Earth! HELLFIRE is an adult themed variety circus show with a rotating cast from PURE Cirkus featuring Fire performance, Grinder Girls, Acrobats, Aerialists, Freaks, Geeks and much more.

      Hosted by:
      Harlot O'Scara

      HellFire on tour | Date: Jan 24th @ Mirkwood
       

Love,
Carnie Lurch

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15 January 2009 @ 03:36 pm
      HELLFIRE: The Darkest Circus show on Earth! Step right up and enter HELLFIRE, the Darkest, most Devilish Circus Show on Earth! HELLFIRE is an adult themed variety circus show with a rotating cast from PURE Cirkus featuring Fire performance, Grinder Girls, Acrobats, Aerialists, Freaks, Geeks and much more.

      Hosted by:
      Harlot O'Scara

      HellFire on tour | Date: Jan 18th @ Hells Kitchen
      HellFire on tour | Date: Jan 24th @ Mirkwood
       

Love,
Carnie Lurch
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19 December 2008 @ 09:25 am
Le Caberet Noir @ the Noc Noc

A Spectacular Variety show of Queens and Harlots from all over the Northwest. Featuring a rotating cast with: Fantastic Drag, Marvelous Burlesque, Amazing Impersonators, Comedians, Variety show and Cabaret performers and much more

Hosted by:
Harlot O'Scara

Georgia Myles

Coming Soon!
Dec 26th, right before HELLFIRE Starts up in January The 4 Horsemen bring to you PLEASURE AND PAIN, an old School PURE Cirkus show featuring:

PIERCING
SUSPENSION
FIRE
GRINDERS
FREAKS AND MORE

Come out and kick it with us after Christmas!

10 Dollar Presale
15 at the Door!

Doors at 10pm
NOTE: No one under 21 years old will be admitted.


Love,
Carnie Lurch
 
 
08 August 2008 @ 01:38 pm
Audio Holocaust @ Noc Noc

Performances by:

Jen
Jym
Wendy
Delaney

Love,
Carnie Lurch