Juan Carlos on Fire! Olé
So after opening Derby's festival "FESTE" on Friday night by the river gardens, Juan Carlos moved to a fantastic spot in front of the courthouses for the second show. The first was probably to about 300/350 people and was a bigger event on a larger stage. This was great in its own way but the audience were a fair way from the fire and so it was a little distant. That said the feedback was fantastic and by all accounts people had a great time. The second show however, was a much more intimate affair on the street with about 150/200 people in what you'd traditionally describe as a busking circle. For me, it was great to go back to my street theatre roots for a bit and it felt like many of the shows that I did 20 years ago in Spain, except the shows are now way better! All in all a fantastic night of performance, so thanks Derby Feste. Here's to the next one.
- fire expedient extraordinaire