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The Commons
Voices / Letters from readers

NECCA founders: the show is going on

The writers serve as artistic directors for the New England Center for Circus Arts and are the founders of the nonprofit.

Originally published in The Commons issue #419 (Wednesday, August 2, 2017).

RE: “For NECCA, an end to an expensive stalemate — and a new beginning” [News, Jul. 26]:

It is with immense gratitude that we write this letter. In the circus there is a motto: “The show must go on.”

And NECCA is doing just that.

The two of us have been overwhelmed by the support of the community during recent events. We are very happy to be back at work at the school we founded, doing the work we love, surrounded by the incredible staff who stood by the mission and vision of NECCA through everything.

And we are honored to be led by a new leadership team and board of trustees, whose members are guiding us to the future.

We look forward to keeping the energy going as we begin fall programming in our incredible new building and invite a new group of students to join our Brattleboro community and local students in spreading the joy of circus for many years to come.

Thank you, thank you, thank you! Please be our guests and visit our open house and registration fair on Saturday, Aug. 26.


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