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Eric Bates Professional Advice Series: All That We Have – A Professional Handbalancer’s Origin Story

In “All That We Have”, professional circus handbalancer Marie-Eve Dicaire
reflects on how she got started, auditioning for the National Circus School of
Montreal (ENC), and the struggles she went through to get good at
handstands.

Co-directed by Eric Bates and Stefanie Fournier.
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Eric Bates
Performer -UNITED STATES
Eric Bates is a co-founding member of Cirque Barcode, a Montreal-based contemporary circus company with a goal of sustainable touring. He currently tours with their show Sweat & Ink and is co-creator of their second show, Branché, an acrobatic show that takes place in forests and parks. He is also working on a book about the creation process to help small companies make their first show.

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Eric Bates

Eric Bates is a co-founding member of Cirque Barcode, a Montreal-based contemporary circus company with a goal of sustainable touring. He currently tours with their show Sweat & Ink and is co-creator of their second show, Branché, an acrobatic show that takes place in forests and parks. He is also working on a book about the creation process to help small companies make their first show.