Summer Circus School 11-16yrs
2pm – 5pm
at The Oak Circus Centre
Introducing young people to a range of different circus skills, including; acrobatics, aerial hoop and trapeze, and juggling. Summer Circus School covers 4 main areas:
Students will have the opportunity to learn basic Acrobatic tumbling and techniques on the floor as well as Air Track tumbling. The Air Track is a 7 metre inflatable tumbling track, ideal for learning to jump and land in comfortable and safe way and to explore and the boundaries of acrobatic tumbling in a controlled and safe environment.
An introduction to all of our most popular aerial disciplines. These include, Aerial Silks, Trapeze, Aerial Hoop and Rope. The students will learn climbing techniques, basic wraps, drops and poses in rope and silks. On the trapeze and hoop they will learn poses, balancing, rolling and tricks.
Mixed Circus Skills
Mixed Circus Skills are traditional manipulation and equilibristic disciplines that you regularly see in the circus, i.e Hula Hoops, Plate Spinning, Rola Bola, Juggling (handkerchiefs, balls and clubs,) Poi, Feather Balancing and Diabolo.
Also known as “Free Running”, Parkour is the activity of moving quickly through an area, negotiating obstacles by running, jumping, climbing and vaulting. We will explore jumping and vaulting over obstacles, proper landing techniques, rolls, climbing, balancing and general acrobatic movements.
On each day our experienced tutors will work to the ability and interests of the group, focusing on the skills that individuals would like to learn.
Students should wear comfortable clothing which covers most of their skin to avoid injury.
These classes are 3 hours each day. Book individual days, or for the best value a whole week to save £25.
Week 1: Monday 24th July, Wednesday 25th – Friday 28th July (no Tuesday class) £75 for the week or £25 per day
Week 2: Monday 31st July – Friday 4th August, £100 for the week or £25 per day
Week 3: Monday 7th – Friday 11th August, £100 for the week or £25 per day
The Oak Circus Centre, St. Michaels Coslany Church
Corner of Oak Street and Coslany Street, Norwich