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The Circus Spot offers lessons in Trapeze, Tumbling, Acrobatics, Aerial Hoop, Tissu (Aerial Silks) and all things circus. New students can try their first class free. We run circus classes for all ages, from as young as 2 years up to adults.
Circus training is a unique, creative way to keep fit and develop strength, flexibility and coordination. It is non-competitive and suitable for all skill levels. Learning circus skills can be challenging, exhilarating and the results can be spectacular.
What are classes like at The Circus Spot?
Classes at The Circus Spot are both goal oriented and fun. We aim to create an environment in all our classes that is positive and social, encourages supported risk taking, and champions effort – both physical and mental. We strive for excellence in teaching and safety in order to provide the highest quality circus training in Australia.
Our classes are streamed into levels in order to provide ongoing challenges at all skill levels. Students start in a general class and later move on to specialise as they discover their specific passions in circus skills.
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A Smorgasbord of Circus
The Circus Spot’s annual student showcase
‘Journey Through the Ages’
Featuring performances by the talented students from The Circus Spot.
Each performance will showcase a different assortment of astonishing skill, strength and grace.
November 16th : 7.30pm
November 17th : 2.00pm
Darebin Arts Centre
cnr Bell Street and St Georges Road
Youth Troupe Auditions
The Circus Spot is holding auditions to be a part of our youth troupe in 2019.
There are two troupes – our junior troupe called ‘The Mini Spots’ and our senior troupe called ‘The Little Spots’. Both troupes perform at a variety of festivals and events throughout the year, and in our annual student showcase – A Smorgasbord of Circus.
Applicants will need to attend a workshop audition on Saturday November 24th at 2pm . The session will be run as a circus class, and will be led by performing troupe coaches, Daniel, Emily and Free (there is no cost for this session).
Qualities we look for in troupe members
- Ability to work in a group
- Focus and perseverance within a circus class
- High level of skill in 2 of the following disciplines:
- Aerials – in either Tissu, Trapeze, Aerial Hoop or Rope
- Manipulation – such as Juggling, Hula Hooping, Diabolo
Students will chose two disciplines that they would like to audition with. During the audition participants will go over skills in their two chosen disciplines. Additionally participants will be taken through group exercises and tasks to assess how they work in a group, and how they respond to new challenges.
For more details please download the audition information.
To make an application, Youth Troupe audition registration form and return it to The Circus Spot.