Programms

Circus Arts

Circus Arts Instruction Program

GENERAL OBJECTIVES:

Promote Creativity

 

Develop Capacity and Improve Motor Skills

 

Encourage Communication

 

Strengthen the capacity for risk-taking

 

Initiation

Focusing on children 5 and 7 years old, we offer the smallest of our students the opportunity to learn freely and creatively through dynamic games in a variety of technics in Circus (such as juggling, clown, acrobatics and aerials).

Introduction to Circus Arts

Directed towards children and young adults who later gain interest in technical training in varios disciplines in Circus Arts.  The preparation at the physical level is necesary to begin the exploration in all the disciplines of Circus. The goal is to develop the balance in distinct materials adn equipment, development of motor skills and exporation of forms and figures of the body. Additionally, the training stimulates concentration and encourages responsibility, confidence and a sense of self-sufficiency.

General Training in Circus Arts

Offered to children and teens between 10 and 19 years of age, these level offer:

Artistic Expression:

Promote the creation of original forms through the expression of ones sentiments in a safe and secure environment ; promoting a healthy development of self-esteem.

Acrobatic and Technique Insruction:

Improve physical capabilities such as Strength, Power, Resistence, Agility and Balance; Develop a “language of movement” in each Circus discipline and obtain a sense of security  within each student through his/her own successes and accomplishments.

Creation and Performance

Promote learning through action. An acrobatic routine requires the integration of the physical and the mental self demanding a step by step process essential in the construction of a Circus number. The student registers a log of his-her progress, discoveries and thereafter begins the search for visual and musical elements that enrich the performance. Finally, the student observes how his-her number is incorporated in the final structure in completing a performance or show.

Specialty Classes

Designed for those students with more advanced skills who also have interest in developing further in different techniques (aerials, acrobatics, trampoline, hand to hand, juggling, balance, stilts, unicycle, wire, Cyr Wheel). At this level, the students continue with general training plus with a specialty workshop of their choice aspire to refine their technique.

Dance

Initiation to Movement

Designed to young children between 4 to 7 years of age. The program introduces the child to the world of Dance, through games and dynamic activities that promote his/her creativity and imagination. 

Ballet for Adults

Multilevel classes are offered in training Adults in Classic Ballet with the purpose to introduce new students to the world of Dance as well as offer opportunities for experienced dancers to continue training.

Adult training

Open session

A program for Adults is also offered in various open session for the general public ( Acroyoga, Ballet, Baratanatyam, Hip Hop). These classes are offered for all levels to encourage physical conditioning and stimulate energy of our Adult community also in a safe and secure environment. Depending on the classes offered, these activities are given as private or group classes.

Ballet for Adults

Multilevel classes are offered in training Adults in Classic Ballet with the purpose to introduce new students to the world of Dance as well as offer opportunities for experienced dancers to continue training.

Master Class

Intensive workshop

Special workshops by invited Master Instructors and Artists from all over the world are also offered. These workshops are designed to offer unique opportunities to challenge new and more experienced professionals in the area of Circus Arts, Performing and Dance. The goal is to promote within the community and beyond the opportunities to gain greater technical and artistic skills as well as be inspired by visiting instructors who are masters in their craft.