The Project Book

In order to celebrate the end of our international project Suitcase Circus SCREAM and its achievement, Everything is Possible and its partners produced a book. It highlights some of the testimonies produced by the participants and what they have learnt thanks to the mobility project they took part in. Suitcase Circus: SCREAM (Social Circus; recognising educational activity methodologies) has been …

La entrega de información de pequeños métodos – Method learned by Nilton Gutierrez in Belgium

Nilton Gutierrez from El Circo del Mundo (Santiago, Chile) presents a method he learned during his mobility project with with Cirkus In Beweging (Leuven, Belgium): Debido al festival en los talleres uno aprendió la forma de  organizar, la entrega de información de pequeños métodos pedagógico que son universales  pero a la vez muy  particulares de cada país y eso para …

Testimony – Nilton Gutierrez’s project in Estonia

Nilton Gutierrez from El Circo del Mundo (Santiago, Chile) tells us about his mobility project with Cirkus In Beweging (Leuven, Belgium). Mi viaje fue muy bueno el primer día que llegue fue director al festival, me presentaron a la gente que participa y a la gente que organiza me presentaron el programa de trabajo del festival, yo me puse a …

Social Circus Program – Method learned by Jonas Van Soom in Argentina

Jonas Van Soom from Cirkus In Beweging (Leuven, Belgium) presents a method he learned during his mobility project in Argentina: The ‘Method’ I will describe is actually a social circus program that is developed in different countries in South America and is supported by Cirque Du Soleil and the local authorities: The project aims to develop the ‘soft skills’ for …

Aerial Yoga Class – Method learned by Isabel Van Maele in the UK

Isabel Van Maele from Cirkus In Beweging (Leuven, Belgium) presents a method she learned during her mobility project in the UK: What was really new for me, was the practice of aerial yoga. I got the chance to join a aerial yoga class. You use a kind of aerial silks, rigged hammock wise, and in different positions you can do …

Testimony – Isabel Van Maele ’s project in the UK

Isabel Van Maele from Cirkus In Beweging (Leuven, Belgium) tells us about her mobility project in the UK My name is Isabel Van Maele. I live in Belgium and  I am 46 years old. I discovered circus during my Physical Education studies at university. Additionaly, I finished a circus trainer programm in Brussels in 1993 and  I have been teaching …

Testimony – Eric Vandooren’s project in Spain

Eric Vandooren from Cirkus In Beweging (Leuven, Belgium) tells us about his mobility project in Spain   As a teacher “Hand to Hand” and “Acrobatics” at “Circus in Beweging” and as a teacher “Acrobatics” and “Physical education” within the circus school, I was invited to participate in the “Erasmus+ project”. On March the 10th 2016, I took a plane from …

Parkour techniques – Method learned by Kaupo P. in Belgium

Kaupo Pilder from Tsirkusestuudio Folie (Estonia) presents a new method he’s learned during his mobility project in Belgium: A new Method I learned in Belgium is Parkour technics. Parkour is alternative movement style what takes you from point A to point B. Parkour uses a lot of obstacles on the way as a challenges. It has different exercises as acrobatics but …

Testimony – Kaupo Pilder’s project in Belgium

Kaupo Pilder from Tsirkusestuudio Folie (Estonia) tells us about his mobility project in Belgium: 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 to …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Testimony – Victoria McM.’s project in Belgium

    Victoria McManus from The Circus Project under their umbrella organisation National Centre of Circus Arts (United Kingdom) tells us about her mobility project with Cirkus In Beweging (Leuven, Belgium): My name is Vicki McManus, I am Artistic Director and Lead trainer at The Circus Project (under the umbrella of the National Centre of Circus Arts) in Brighton, East …

Unicycling – Method learned by Nicola F. in Belgium

Nicola Fletcher from Leeds children’s circus through their partnership with Everything is Possible (United Kingdom) presents a new method she’s learned during her mobility project with Cirkus In Beweging (Leuven, Belgium): “During the trip I had the great opportunity to take part in the unicycle workshops which I simply found fantastic. As a fellow unicyclist I’ve always struggled to teach …