JOIN OUR PERFORMANCE PERFORMANCE PROJECT
Do you have a passion for performance?
Do you love circus?
Join our performance group!
We are seeking people with circus, performance or related skills to join our performance project:
You must be 16+years to participate.
Circus skills can include:
juggling, diabolo, poi, flower sticks, staff, hula hoop, stilts, unicycle, rolla bolla, walking globe, acro.
Related skills can include:
Dance, drama, gymnastics, parcour, wrestling
Performance sessions are weekly start Wednesday 13th September 7pm-9pm at Somerstown Hub
Don't do circus, but want to learn?
We run circus skills sessions on Sundays at the Wedgewood Rooms, Southsea. For class schedule visit the CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS page on our website.
This project is supported by Arts Council England
You will gain work experience, transferable skills and paid work opportunities.
(You must be aged 17+)
You do not need previous experience, but any circus, dance, performance, teaching or sporting skills you have will be an advantage.
You will need to acquire a minimum level of technical skills in variety of circus disciplines, and we encourage our assistants to develop their own particular speciality.
Throughout the year we run circus training, practice and performance development sessions, and masterclasses with specialist artists and practitioners.
You will learn technical skills: Juggling and manipulation, equilibrist, aerial, performance Juggling
Leadership skills: Group dynamics, teamwork, organisation and timing, session planning, health and safety, risk management.
Transferable skills: organisational skills, presentation, communication, personal management, professionalism, creative thinking, confidence.
As a member of the Top Banana team you will have opportunities to work on a freelance basis, teaching or performing circus skills at drop-ins, workshops, parties and events in a variety of settings throughout Portsmouth and the surrounding areas.
To enquire about current opportunities, an informal chat or further information contact Melanie or Anna.
T: 07944 286278