Testimony – Eero Druus’s project in the UK

Eero Druus from Folie (Estonia) tells us about his mobility project with the National Centre for Circus Arts (London, United Kingdom) My name is Eero Druus. I am working in circus studio ‘’Folie’’. I give to children acrobatics, banquine, tumbling trainings. I have coaches 5-th level (Estonian certificate). Also I do technical work in ‘’Folie’’ and all aerial acrobatics rigging. …

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 …

Circus Camp – Method learned by Elena Ludwig in Estonia

Elena Ludwig from Spain presents a method she learned during her mobility project with Tsirkusestuudio Folie (Tallin, Estonia): As my mobility was for taking part and joining the circus camp organized by Tsirkusestuudio Folie during eight days, it is difficult to explain only one method. I will explain how was it organized so the kids had as much as experiences …

Testimony – Elena Ludwig’s project in Estonia

Elena Ludwig from Spain tells us about her mobility project with Tsirkusestuudio Folie (Tallin, Estonia). My name is Elena and I come from Spain. I appreciate the opportunity I was given by the Federation of socioeducational circus schools of Spain which gave me the opportunity to participate in this project. Our methodology is based on the socioeducational circus, in order …

Testimony – Lizeth Wolk’s project in Spain

Lizeth Wolk from Tsirkusestuudio Folie (Estonia) tells us about her mobility project in Spain Im am Lizeth Wolk from Estonia, currently I work as a teacher and a performer in my home country and travel around with different projects and shows. I graduated from a circus school in 2015 in Finland, Lahti and I´ve been teaching kids, adults and dancers for …

Testimony – Jonas Van Soom’s project in Argentina

Jonas Van Soom from Tsirkusestuudio Folie (Estonia) tells us about her mobility project with El Circo Social del Sur (Argentina)   Day 1 :Arrival at the airport, A cab driver offered me te get me to BA for 35 euro’s, I took it down to 30 euros which is a bit less as normal. After some rest and a shower I …

Testimony – Carolina Osses’ project in Estonia

Carolina Osses from El Circo del Mundo (Santiago, Chile) tells us about her mobility project with Tsirkusestuudio Folie (Tallin, Estonia) Desde el 11 hasta el 20 de mayo tuve la oportunidad de estar en Tallin, Estonia, gracias al proyecto Suitcase Circus SCREAM, que favorecía la movilidad profesional  en el ámbito del Circo. Mi anfitriona fue Terje Bernadt  de Tsirkusestuudio Folie, …

Testimony – Maarja Roolaht’s project in Argentina

Maarja Roolaht from Tsirkusestuudio Folie (Estonia) tells us about her mobility project with El Circo Social del Sur (Argentina) In my project I visited different circus locations in Buenos Aires and as well participated in some of the workshops. During the project there was also happening a circus festival and I had the chance to see some great shows they had …

Working with the Youth Performance Group – Method learned by Andrea in Estonia

Andrea Ousley from NICA (the National Institute of Circus Arts) in Australia offers some insights from observing a different way of working with the youth performance group at Tsirkusestuudio Folie (Estonia) While visiting Estonia I observed a methodology that inspires a strong creative energy within the performance troupe. This troupe meets several times a week and they participate in a number …

Testimony – Andrea Ousley’s project in Estonia

  Andrea Ousley from NICA (National Institute of Circus Arts) Melbourne Australia tells us about her mobility project with Circus Studio Folie in Tallinn Estonia My role at NICA is that of Social Circus and Certificate III coordinator. Social Circus is using circus skills in a community cultural context. Since opening our doors in 2001, NICA has been committed to not …

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 …

Handstand Techniques – Method learned by Terje in Australia

Terje Bernadt from Tsirkusestuudio Folie (Tallin, Estonia) share with us a new method she’s learned during her mobility project in Australia: “The schools in Australia have a very good acrobatics program that has been worked out during many years as a result of a mixture of many influences and different schools (i.e. Chinese, French etc.). My focus was on handstand …

Testimony – Terje Bernadt’s project in Australia

Terje Bernadt from Tsirkusestuudio Folie (Estonia) tells us about her mobility project in Australia: I am Terje Bernadt and I am a director of Circus Studio Folie, a circus organisation in Tallinn. I visited Australia during Feb 15-March 1st 2016. My program was prepared by Clare Toms from NICA, the professional circus school in Melbourne. During my stay I visited circus …

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 …

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 …

Strength exercises – Method learned by Terje in Chile

Terje Bernadt from Tsirkusestuudio Folie (Tallin, Estonia) share with us a new method she’s learned during her mobility project with El Circo del Mundo (Santiago, Chile): “The professional school of el Circo del Mundo uses majority of the space in the main location near the Pajaritos station. All their trainings are in one place and the same space – a …

Testimony – Janette’s project in Estonia

Janette Moreida Lovera from Universidad Mesoamericana  (Mexico) tells us about her mobility project with Tsirkus Folie ( Tallinn, Estonia):   Translate » Mi viaje a Tallin, Estonia las experiencias y aprendizajes de la escuela de Tallin. Hola mi nombre es Janette Moreida Nárez soy mexicana y soy egresada de la licenciatura de artes escénicas y circenses contemporáneas de la universidad …

Physicality – Method learned by Nicola in Estonia

Nicola Hemsley from kaos youth circus Ltd (United Kingdom) presents a new method she’s learned during her mobility project with Tsirkus Folie ( Tallinn, Estonia): “What particularly inspired me were the Physicality of Folie, and the way the trainers all worked in the same way across the age groups. In particular, the floor work and the warm up skills. I …