Category Archives: 2022

Hi Firebugs,

Congratulations on making it through your first hurdle: The MayDay Reviews. The Council saw some really promising videos and made suggestions where we could. But then we asked ourselves if there was something more that we could do …

Stewart Eastep is a Great Circle Documentarian for Burning Man 2022, and was the 2017-2020 Documentarian for Denver, Colorado fire group, Hot CoCo.

Tips for filming Fire Conclave Auditions

As documentarian I collaborated with the choreography leads and the shin …

What is a “Documentarian”?

Storytellers and Documentarians have been an important part of the Burning Man culture since its beginning. The images and videos that come out of Black Rock City have helped extend the impact of Burning Man far …

UPDATE MAY 22, 2022: There is a limited opportunity for your group to be represented in The Fire Circle (film),  footage must be filmed between now and your audition date. Contact Stewart on Discord or email the Fire Conclave Council

Hello Musicians,

We are excited to return to Black Rock City in 2022, after a two year hiatus. Over the last two years the Fire Conclave Council has been busy exploring and reexamining their rituals, teams and frameworks in order

Last Minute Notes & Help!

What is the MayDay Review, where did it come from, and why do we require it?

Over the years, the Fire Conclave Council brainstormed different ways to help Fire Groups prepare for their audition …

Newbies, Divas, Absences and other difficult aspects of managing a fire group

One of the most difficult aspects of being a Shin is managing all of the fundamental duties needed to run a performance of this magnitude. As Shin, you …

We realize that practicing for the Fire Conclave might seem a bit disorienting after such a long hiatus, so we’ve come up with a few things you can focus on to keep you and your group on track.

As we …

2022 Fire Conclave applicants

After two years the Fire Conclave is ready to be back in the dust, ready to dance our fiery hearts out, and excited to be a part of the magic of the playa. 

The Fire Conclave …

Hi Shins!

Welcome, and congratulations on jumping through all of our hoops and submitting your Fire Group’s intention to perform for the 2022 Fire Conclave!

During the first month or so, the passing of information between the Fire Conclave Council …

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