The Flying Scotsman is a circus theatre show that combines contemporary circus skills with physical theatre and dance.
Based in Glasgow, Scotland, Circus Arts Scotland are world class circus and physical theatre performers. Their unique performance team combine juggling, acrobatics, stilts and aerial performances, touring, performing and teaching internationally.
Founded in 2017 by JL Cassells – a producer and director with over a decade of experience in the world of circus skills.The company was looking to build its digital presence with a viewto making digital content a core component of all future productions.
The Space supported Circus Arts Scotland to produce ‘The Flying Scotsman‘ – a digital content package designed to compliment and expand the reach of their live theatre performances. The content consisted of a series of short videos that demonstrated circus skills in an accessible, amusing or unusual way, including cocktails being made by an upside-down mixologist in a trendy Glasgow bar and stilt-walkers in a children’s playground.
The videos were published across Facebook and Instagram and shared by a number of partners and interested parties, with effective use of hashtags on Instagram. The initial aim was for 8,000 views across all of the views, and the company has is currently boasting almost 350,000 views.