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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
The Jennifer Ewan Band are partner producers with Poetry Circus and work exclusively with the company on our Speakin' Cajun and Kabaret Noir shows
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