Teaching Plan for Conducting Trainings – Method learned by Eero Druus in the UK

Eero Druus from Folie (Estonia) presents a method he learned during his mobility project with the National Centre for Circus Arts (London, United Kingdom): In the beginning all students need to understand what is what. First need explained A and B –  principles of movements and preparation. All exercises are based on the basics and give further thousands of possibilities. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The ‘Circomotrics’ philosophy – Method learned by Kate Evans in Spain

Kate Evans from The National Centre for Circus Arts (London, United Kingdom) presents a method she learned during her mobility project in Spain: Following Rika’s workshops I have learnt about ‘Circomotrics’ a movement philosophy designed around the learning of circus acrobatic moves and play with children. The philosophy was developed with Veronica Sherbourne, a physiotherapist & physical education teacher, and …

Family Circus Class – Method learned by Paula McKaskill in the UK

Paula McKaskill from NICA (the National Institute of Circus Arts) in Australia presents a method she learned during her mobility project in London: Whilst in London I observed a lovely Family Circus class at the NCCA on a Sunday morning where they run a number of classes for families with children from 2-7 years. Parents attend and participate in the class …

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 …

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 …

Circo tradicional / circo contemporáneo – Method learned by Luis in Mexico

Luis Valle Rebate (Spain) share with us methods he’s learned during his mobility project in Mexico:   Las escuelas que he visitado tienen enfoques muy diferentes del circo y por consecuencia en las herramientas pedagógicas que utilizan en las formaciones que ofrecen. En la Universidad Mesoamericana de Puebla prevalece la visión del circo tradicional, sustentado por la dirección de Julio Revolledo y …

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 …

Teaching how to be a performer – Method learned by Beth in Australia

Beth from the National Centre for Circus Arts (UK) presents a new method she’s learned during her mobility project at NICA and Flying Fruit Fly Circus in Australia: One of the key methods I took away during the exchange was the importance of teaching youth students how to be a performer. This may seem like an obvious statement; on watching …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …