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Poetry Circus was founded in 2013 and produces dynamic spoken word theatre shows


Max Scratchmann is the current artistic director of Poetry Circus and a founder member. He is also a well-known poet, storyteller, illustrator and performer
Josie Pizer formed Poetry Circus along with Max in 2013. She is an experienced dancer and poet
Emily Elver is a distinguised poet, performer and novelist. She co-produced Poetry Circus for several shows and edited the company's literary magazine, FREAK Circus, for its one-year run