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Circus Skills

“Circus teaches kids how to take calculated risks rather than dangerous ones,and it will even help them develop skills to survive right throughout life.” "Learning to juggle takes perseverance, learning to walk on stilts takes courage, learning to get back onto a unicycle after you’ve fallen teaches you to bounce back”. Worldwide research shows benefits of circus arts programs in schools; how it’s being used as a vehicle of delivering physical skills and attributes, developing values, virtues and life skills, acknowledging that circus is a positive alternative especially for youth deemed “at risk”, and for those looking for an alternative to the more traditional options available.

Artist Information

Circus Kumarani

Website: http://www.circuskumarani.co.nz

Phone: 09 439 5152 or 021 206 4702

Email: info@circuskumarani.co.nz

Qualifications

Community Circus available to
* deliver and facilitate Circus Skills Workshops
* Circus Shows
* Interactive Shows
* Special interest and skill workshops
* Team buiding workshops

Programme Information

Arts Practice Medium: Cross Arts

Topics or Genres of Expertise: Circus Skills and Performing Arts

Languages Spoken: English

Target Age Group: Junior Primary, Middle Primary, Senior Primary, Junior Secondary, Senior Secondary

Preferred Group Size: Medium (9-20)

Regions: Auckland, Northland, National

Space and Resources Required: Microphone, Microphone

Indicative Costs:

  • $ 250 per hour
  • Travel: 0.65

References:

We have worked with Kaipara Schools, e.g. Dargaville Intermediate, Pouto School as well as deliver workshops and are working on Productions in the Far North

Programme Materials Provided for Schools: Yes

Photos of Relevant Work by This Artist

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