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28 January 2019 at 4:12 pm

Carousel Circus School Skills Workshops

Article Author:
Edward Dixon

Take part in circus at the Drill Hall

Following Octobers fantastic sell out taster sessions, our Carousel Circus School returns in February with a jam-packed weekend of professional training in Circus arts. Designed and delivered with aplomb by The Earth Bound Misfits, you’ll find courses suitable for children, young people and adults. These specialist training opportunities will be the perfect way to start 2019. Try something different and learn new skills, whilst keeping fit through the creative physical arts.

Circomedia graduate Rio Willett will be teaching two mind-blowing Aerial Static Trapeze workshops, a circus balance class, two youth circus classes and a clowning & improv class.

We are hosting classes for all abilities and ages, so everyone can try something new to start their new year with a bang.


Beginners Aerial Static Trapeze (17+)

17th February:

This first workshop is designed for beginners to aerial, getting you up in the air and mastering the basics on the bar. A brilliant opportunity to try something new in a safe and fun environment.

Intermediate Aerial Static Trapeze (17+)

17th February:

This second workshop is designed for people who already have a little experience with aerial arts, or for those that wish to take the skills they learnt in the morning to the next level.

Circus Balance (17+)

17th February:

Get balanced this January with a circus course designed to work out those wibbles and wobbles and develop your sense of balance! During this full day course participants will work in small groups with professional tutors teaching Stilt Walking, Acro-Balance, Chinese Walking Globe, Rolla bola and preparing you for our 30ft Long High-Wire Challenge!


Clowning and Improvisation (17+)

17th February:

Andy Ayre will be taking this Clowning and Improvisation Workshop on Sunday the 20th. Great opportunity for drama students or anyone who fancies themselves as a bit of a clown! In this workshop Andy explores the freedom and attention required for comedic improvisation on the path to finding your clown.

Youth Circus Workshop (6-11 years)

18th February:

This two hour workshop for 6-11 year olds will give the young people a tailored, joyous chance to pick up circus skills. It will be the perfect platform to learn some new skills in a safe and dynamic environment. Our expert teachers show a range of activities from juggling, spinning and balancing.

Youth Circus Workshop (12-16 years)

18th February:

This two hour experience captures the playful joy found in learning circus skills and inspires achievement through practice and patience. Join our expert team and discover your talents in juggling, spinning and balancing.

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