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Recreational Activities

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2014 Spring session

Registration before April 4, 2014

These recreational courses are aimed at young people between 8 and 16 years of age, and provide a chance to have some diversion while learning the basic techniques of circus arts. The program is also designed to help develop their coordination, concentration and motor skills.

All courses are held in the National Circus School studios. Participants have access to state-of-the-art equipment used by professionals. The courses are offered 2 hours per week.

 

Teaching Approach

The School primarily emphasizes the lighter side of these activities. The courses are presented in a spirit of play; students are able to have fun while learning various circus disciplines and techniques. At every step they are guided and encouraged by a team of professional instructors selected for their pedagogic and technical expertise.

 

Circus Disciplines and Techniques Taught

Acrobatics

Hand to Hand (pyramid)
Floor Acrobatics
Trampoline
Chinese pole
Aerials

Rope
Fixed Trapeze
Hoop
Silkss
Balancing

Unicycle
Rola-Bola
Tightrope
Manipulation

Juggling
Devil Stick
Diabolo



 

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Two hours per week in duration, the courses are offered on Tuesdays and Sundays, over an 10-week period beginning April 8 and ending June 22, 2014.

Course Selection and Schedule

All activities are divided into two age categories. Each class is two hours in length, during which a specific technique is learned. Courses are limited to 30 students.

Groups: > 8 to 11 years old >12 to 16 years old

  • Circassiens : General initiation in the form of rotating workshops in acrobatic techniques, hand balancing, and juggling. Sunday 9 am to 11 am or 11 am to 1 pm (exception of break on April 20)

  • Acrobats : Introduction to specialized acrobatic technique: hand to hand, floor acrobatics, trampoline and ''parkour''. Sunday 9 am to 11 am and Tuesday 6 to 8 pm. (exception of breaks on April 15 and 22)
  • Aerials: Introduction devoted exclusively to aerial techniques. Sunday 11 am to 1 pm (exception of break on April 20)

Time/ Day Sunday Tuesday
9 am à 11 pm Circassiens
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Acrobats
11 am to 1 pm

Circassiens
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Aerials

2 pm to 4 pm
6 pm to 8 pm

 

Acrobats

 

Fees

Fees (in Canadian dollars)
Circassiens or Acrobats
Circassiens and Acrobats (2 classes a week)
185$
325$
Aerials
Aerials and Circassiens or Acrobats (2 classes a week)
235$
375$

*These activities are eligible for the refundable tax credit for provincial and federal physical, artisitic and cultural activities.
Payable in two equal installments

 

Admission Requirements

a) Be between 8 and 16 years of age;

b) Complete the registration form and attach payment.

Two cheques - the first dated April 8, 2014 and the second May 12, 2014, to the order of the National Circus School;
or   
Payment by credit card, Visa, Mastercard (complete the section reserved for this purpose on the registration form).

* Registration is limited. Students will be accepted in the order in which registration forms are received, until all available places in each group are filled

Form and payment must be postmarked no later than April 4 to the attention of:

DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM

Registrar
National Circus School
8181 2nd Avenue
Montreal, Quebec - Canada
H1Z 4N9