Click here to enrol in the workshops on April 4-5.
If you're aged 8-18 and you’ve ever wanted to give circus a go, now is the perfect time to start! Grab some friends and try your hand at hula-hoops, juggling, tumbling, acrobalance and more. Led by specialist Circa trainers, the two day workshops will teach participants circus skills in a fun and supportive environment. Participants will then showcase their newfound skills in a pre-show performance, before Circa Zoo's Tempus on Friday 7 April 7.30pm.
Beginner (Age 8-17 years - no prior experience or dance/gymnastics training)
Our Beginners class builds coordination, flexibility and a range of circus skills in the air and on the ground. This fun class is for participants who have had little or no experience in circus. It's a great place to start if you are new to circus or are just wanting a fun class with the emphasis on learning basic circus skills and meeting new people in a fun and supportive environment.SESSION 1: Tuesday 4 April, 10am-1pm SESSION 2: Wednesday 5 April, 9am-11am REHEARSAL: Wednesday 5 April, 2pm-3pm BACKSTAGE CALL : Friday 7 April, 6.30pm for Curtain raiser performance PERFORMANCE: Circa Zoo's Tempus, Friday 7 April, 7.30pm. (Participants do not require a ticket, but parents and friends will require a ticket to see Tempus)
Intermediate (At least 2 years of dance/gymnastics training)
Circa’s intimidate class is aimed at participants who have been attending circus classes or have an experience with circus or an extensive gymnastics or dance background. This class focuses technique, skill progression and specialty apparatus. The Circa Flyer class works as a feeder class into our Circa Zoo performance program. This class is great for those wanting a challenge and who are looking to improve skill level!SESSION 1: Tuesday 4 April 1.30pm-4.30pm SESSION 2: Wednesday 5 April, 11.30am-1.30pm REHEARSAL: Wednesday 5 April, 2pm-3pm BACKSTAGE CALL: Friday 7 April, 6.30pm for Curtain Raiser performance PERFORMANCE: Circa Zoo's Tempus, Friday 7 April, 7.30pm. (Participants do not require a ticket, but parents and friends will require a ticket to see Tempus) .
ABOUT CIRCA: Based at Brisbane's Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Circa has been at the frontier of new circus since 2004 – creating powerful works of circus art that challenge, thrill and delight. Featuring an ensemble of multi-skilled circus artists under the direction of Yaron Lifschitz, Circa’s award-winning works have been seen in 32 countries across six continent.
Beginner $125 per student
Intermediate $155 per student
Students who participate in the Circa Zoo workshops will perform in a curtain raiser performance before the Circa Zoo performance of Tempus on Friday 7 April, 7.30pm
To book tickets to this show, click here.