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. …

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. …

Testimony – Rafael Jack Sánchez Mc Guirk’s project in the UK

  Rafael Jack Sánchez Mc Guirk from Spain tells us about his mobility project with the National Centre for Circus Arts (London, United Kingdom) Hello all of you! My name is Rafael Jack Sánchez Mc Guirk. I’m from a little town called Rota, it’s situated in the south of Spain (Andalucía) and I became interested in Circus when, by the …

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 …

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 – Simon Clarke’s project in the UK

  Simon Clarke from Australia tells us about his mobility project in the United Kingdom.   Outcomes: The overall experience had a profound effect on me. It will influence our direction in relation to our partners NICA and Flying Fruit Fly Circus and my approach to company management and working with young people. In particular, there were new partnerships established …

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 – Julio Revolledo’s project in Spain

Julio Revolledo from Universidad Mesoamericana (DF, Mexico) tells us about his mobility project in Spain. En el encuentro en Madrid  bajo el proyecto de Scream – Suitcase Circus, en mi responsabilidad como director de la Licenciatura en Artes Escénicas Circenses Contemporáneas del estado de Puebla en México, fue muy interesante observar y dar opciones del mejoramiento de nuestras escuelas de …

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 – 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 …

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 – Kate Evans ’s project in Spain

Kate Evans from The National Centre for Circus Arts (London, United Kingdom) tells us about her mobility project in Spain I am a teacher at The National Centre of Circus Arts in London, UK. One of my areas is family circus which I have been teaching for a couple of years so wanted to expand my knowledge & teaching practice …

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 …

Testimony – Paula McKaskill’s project in the UK

Paula McKaskill from NICA (National Institute of Circus Arts) Melbourne Australia tells us about her mobility project with the National Centre for Circus Arts in London (UK) When NICA staff were given the chance to apply for an exchange with the National Centre for Circus Arts in London, I was very excited! It is not every day that you get …

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 …

Testimony – Luis Valle Rebate’s project in Mexico

Luis Valle Rebate (Spain) tells us about his mobility project in Mexico:   Mi nombre es Luis Valle, artista de circo contemporáneo titulado en la Escuela de circo Caramapa (Madrid) donde me encuentro finalizando el curso de Profundización técnico- artística que la escuela ofrece a sus antiguos alumnos. Paralelamente me encuentro trabajando como monitor de circo para niños y como docente de …

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 – 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 …