LEVEL II & III
WEDNESDAYS 7:30-9:30pm Level I students in this class will learn the basics of aerial training gaining a strong foundation of skills on static trapeze, aerial rope and aerial silk. A strong emphasis is placed on developing strength and flexibility as well as building a basic trick repertoire including simple combinations and choreography.
Level II students will begin to focus on a specific apparatus while continug to build a strong foundation in all aerial techniques. Each session culminates in an in-class demo performance.
SPECIALIZED AERIAL TRAINING (Coach Approval Required)
Rope - LEVEL II & III
TRAPEZE - LEVEL III
AERIAL PERFORMANCE LAB - LEVEL III
Silk - LEVEL III
(Contact us to get on the interest list) These classes are for experienced aerialists ready to put their skills to work on stage. Continued work on conditioning and skill development is emphasized, while exploring improvisation and choreography. Each session culminates in an in-class demo performance.
CONTORTION & FLEXIBILITY
CONTORTION - LEVEL I
SUNDAYS 4:00-5:30pm (Level I & II Combined)
CONTORTION LEVEL II & III
THURSDAYS 11:00am-1:00pm CONTORTION - LEVEL I
(Coach Approval Required)
The acrobatic art of contortion requires not only flexibility and grace but strength and muscle control. Students will learn proper stretching and conditioning techniques and work basic skills as well as fundamental elements of choreography. Each session culminates in an in-class demo performance.
CONTORTION LEVEL II & III
This class is for more experienced contortion students who are striving to reach a higher level of skill and put those skills to work on stage. Students continued to work on flexibility, control and skill development with a strong emphasis on hand-balancing skills, while exploring improvisation and choreography. Each session culminates in an in-class demo performance.
WEDNESDAYS 7:30-9:00pm(Level II & III)
SUNDAYS 1:00-2:30pm Hand-balancing is a circus discipline that requires strength, control and, of course, balance. Students will learn proper technique and exercises to improve form, strength and flexibility while working on a repertoire of skills on the floor, on benches, pommels and other equipment.
ACROBATICS & PARTNER ACRO
TEEN / ADULT ACROBATICS
Learn the basics of tumbling and hand-balancing. A great workout and foundation class for any circus discipline.
Experienced acrobats and gymnasts can take their skills to the next level in this intensive acro class. Students will continue to work their tumbling and hand-balancing skills while exploring other acrobatic styles and appartus such as hoop diving, partner acrobatics/adagio, jump rope and more. A strong emphasis will be placed on technique as well as choreography development. Each session culminates in an in-class demo performance. *Coach evaluation/approval required.
This class teaches fundamentals of Chinese style circus including: basic tumbling, hoop-diving and Chinese pole. A strong emphasis is placed on building strength and proper technique.
*Students must wear pants and proper shoes for Chinese pole. Flat rubber soles: martial arts, wrestling or rubber water shoes are required. Inquire with the office for details.
Learn the art of acrobatic adagio. Building trust, strength and skills as a team are just part of partnering. Students will work on counter-balancing, foot to hand, hand to hand, lifts, balancing poses and transitional movements and create a short piece to perform for the end of the session.
(Contact us to get on the interest list)
Through both traditional and unconventional theatre exercises students will explore how to use their bodies, face and voices to communicate emotion, characters and stories. A vital class for any performance students, actors, dancers or anyone who wants to push the limits of their expression and communication skills.