Testimony – Beth’s project in Australia

Beth from the National Centre for Circus Arts (UK) tells us about her mobility project at NICA and Flying Fruit Fly Circus in Australia: I am currently the Head of the Participation & Outreach department at the National Centre for Circus Arts. I’m responsible for overseeing the running of our outreach, recreational and progressive youth training programmes. Some of these …

Basic skills for a clown workshop – Method learned by Tine in Chile

Tine from Cirkus in Beweging (Belgium) presents a new method she’s learned during her mobility project at El Circo Del Mundo in Chile: The basics for clown that is usefull in classes for children: –    You have to experience the pleasure to be a clown So you have to start the class with different plays, so the children have confidence …

Testimony – Tine’s project in Chile

Tine from Cirkus in Beweging (Belgium) tells us about her mobility project at El Circo Del Mundo in Chile: My name is Tine, and i work in the administration of the Belgian circusschool, Cirkus in Beweging. I organize the workshops, the vacacions and the schoolprojects. I’m in carge of writing the notes for the governement. When I had the age …

Kids’ evolution – Method learned by Daniel in Chile

Daniel from Everything is Possible (UK) presents a new method he’s learnt during his mobility project at El Circo Del Mundo in Chile: During my course of Social Circus, I’ve learnt many games and dynamics with circus elements, but other things that I learnt was that when we are working with kids with problems we need to follow the evolution. …

Testimony – Daniel’s project in Chile

  Daniel from Everything is Possible (UK) tells us about his mobility project  at El Circo Del Mundo in Chile: Hi, my name is Daniel Santamaria and I’m actually teaching circus in a community circus school in Leeds. This travel was a great opportunity to learn more about social circus. I went to Circo del Mundo in Santiago, capital of …

Testimony – Terje Bernadt’s project in Chile

Terje Bernadt from Tsirkusestuudio Folie (Estonia) tells us about her mobility project in Chile: I am Terje Bernadt,  a founder and director of circus studio Folie since 2000. I and my colleage from our school Eero Druus took the trip to Santiago de Chile  for learning how el Circo del Mundo works, to find out about different teaching methods and the …

Creativity and experimentation – Method learned by Victoria D. in Belgium

Victoria Dorado from Universidad Mesoamericana (Mexico) presents a new method she’s learned during her mobility project in Belgium:   Al regresar de mi visita a la escuela Circus in Beweging en Leuven, Bélgica, traje muchas cosas conmigo, recuerdos, nuevos amigos, regalos, pero sobre todo regrese con conocimiento. Me impresiono la forma que tienen de enseñar a través del juego, ya …

Testimony – Victoria Dorado’s project in Belgium

  Victoria Doraso from Universidad Mesoamericana (Mexico) tells us about her mobility project in Belgium:    “¿Y porque no?” Yo soy Victoria Dorado Novellino, estudiante de la Licenciatura en Artes Escénicas y Circenses Contemporáneas de la Universidad Mesoamericana en Puebla, México y parte de la asociación civil Circulatore A.C. Este año es la primera vez que nuestra escuela es parte …

Teaching security techniques – Method learned by Ohiane in Mexico

Ohiane from Everything is Possible (UK) presents a new method she’s learned during her mobility project in Mexico: I’ve learn many dynamics and exercises to improve my methodoly and teaching skills in different fields (juggling, acrobatics, handstands, balance…) And I was so fortunate to see a book: “Circus Techniques and Physics” that the doctor Hector Yzquierdo is working on but …

Testimony – Ohiane’s project in Mexico

Ohiane from Everything is Possible (UK) tells us about her mobility project in Mexico:   I am Ohiane Uranga and I work in England for Everything is Possible, coordinating organisation of Suitcase Circus SCREAM project and also for a Community Circus School in Leeds.   This opportunity to learn, share and experienced Circus in Mexico it’s been incredible enriching for …

Circus for seniors – Method learned by Rika in Australia

Rika from Cirkus In Beweging (Leuven, Belgium) presents 4 methods she’s learned during her mobility project in Australia:   CIRCUS FOR SENIORS: One project that really inspired me in Australia was the circus classes they had for seniors ( in the Albury school ). A small group of adults between 70 and 80 years old !!!!!meet twice a week to …

Testimony – Rika’s project in Australia

Rika from Cirkus In Beweging (Leuven, Belgium) tells us about her mobility project in Australia (National Institute for Circus Arts -in Melbourne  and Flying  Fruit Fly flying  circus ( FRUITIES) in Albury): I am Rika Taeymans, co-ordinator of the organisation Cirkus in Beweging. My favourite jobs in our circusschool are teaching parents and todlers and doing social projects. I teach …

Pantomime – Method learned by Stef L. in Mexico

Stef Langmans from Cirkus In Beweging (Leuven, Belgium) presents a new method he’s learned during his mobility project in Mexico: One example of a new skill and method of working on that skill that I learned is pantomime. I never really worked on this subject before, although it leans very close to the subject of circus-theater which I love to use for creative …

Testimony – Stef Langmans’ project in Mexico

Stef Langmans from Cirkus In Beweging (Leuven, Belgium) tells us about his mobility project in Mexico: I am Stef Langmans and I have the luck to work in Belgium for multiple organizations providing education in the arts of circus, mainly for Cirkus in Beweging that is based in Leuven. Most of my work consists of teaching the basics of various disciplines and …

Siteswaping – Method learned by Kaupo P. in Mexico

Kaupo Pilder from Tsirkusestuudio Folie (Estonia) presents a new method he’s learned during his mobility project in Mexico: A new method I learned is Siteswaping to teach and understand juggling better. I have heard about it before but not really understood it so well. In the juggling basics lesson i learned about it a lot. And now I understand how it …

Testimony – Kaupo Pilder’s project in Mexico

  Kaupo Pilder from Tsirkusestuudio Folie (Estonia) tells us about his mobility project in Mexico: My name is Kaupo and I am from Circus Studio Folie (Tallinn, Estonia). I am a trainer in Folie. When I first heard of this project, I was really curious to learn more about techniques and methods what other similar organizations are using.   I went …

Teaching philosophy – Method learned by Clare A. in Argentina

Clare Anderson from National Centre for Circus (United Kingdom) presents a new method she’s learned during her mobility project with El Circo Social del Sur (Buenos Aires, Argentina): The style and focus for Circo Social del Sur work in the Community. After spending time with Circo Social del Sur and seeing their grass roots projects working, I was encouraged by the …

Testimony – Clare Anderson’s project in Argentina

  Clare Anderson from NCCA (United Kingdom) tells us about her mobility project with El Circo Social del Sur (Buenos Aires, Argentina): I wanted to participate in the project to learn more about how other schools develop their student and teacher training. Buenos Aires has many circus schools and is a leader in social circus training. I am a full time …

Parents & children – Method learned by Victoria McManus in Belgium

Victoria McManus from The Circus Project under their umbrella organisation National Centre of Circus Arts (United Kingdom) share with us a new method she’s learned during her mobility project with Cirkus In Beweging (Leuven, Belgium): “I will be taking home with me new informed methods of implementing circus as a family activity to build physical strength and connectivity between parent/carer …