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5650419 Adventure Circus Week - New Course

Tutors: Danielle Smith, Katie Hardwick

Location: Uppingham School

Circus week is the ultimate adventure opportunity aimed at anyone with a passion for learning and developing new and exciting skills.

This brand new course will guide you through a variety of circus skills such as; stilt walking, hula hooping, trapeze, juggling, tightrope walking, plate-spinning, performance skills and movement.

We've packed as much as we can into this unique course. Never a dull moment, there is something for everyone!

Who can do this course?

Contemporary circus is open to all. No matter what your experience, gender or'll be challenged to learn skills you never dreamed you could do, and to find your unique performance style. 


Throughout the week, group games, team skills, partner acrobatics and focusing on your individual talents, will lead towards an informal demonstration for family and friends on the Friday. 

Becoming a circus artist takes teamwork, dedication, strength, imagination, co-ordination, problem solving, balance and a sense of humour. 

The course will be led by Danielle Smith: Movement and Acrobatic Choreographer, Katie Hardwick: Circus Performer

    Course notes...

    Course Specific Items to Bring to Uppingham

    Please ensure clothing and all other equipment is CLEARLY MARKED WITH THE STUDENT'S NAME

    • Clothing should be comfortable and ideally be covering the backs of knees, armpits and torsos (e.g. leggings and a t-shirt which can be tucked in)

      - avoid zips, studs and velcro (these can dig into your body when using equipment, and can damage equipment)

      - socks

      - hair ties for long hair

      Black clothes - ideally long black leggings / joggers and long black sports top / leotard for end of week demonstration

    • Packed lunch for non-residential students

    • Water bottle
    • Sunscreen & hat



      Non-Residential Students

        8.45am - 9.00am daily in USSC Gymnasisum. Collection will be at 4.00pm in the same place.

        Residential Students

        Between 4.00pm - 6.00pm on Sunday afternoon with a light supper served early evening. Students should register at the boarding house in which they are staying and these arrangements will be confirmed nearer the time. Please notify us of any special dietary requirements using the Parental Consent Form.


        • Family and friends are welcome to attend an informal demonstration on Friday afternoon in USSC Gymnasium - timings to be confirmed nearer the time

        Adventure Circus Week
        Course No. 5650419
        Price From £370.00
        Course Date Mon-Fri
        23 - 27 Jul 2018
        Course Time 09:00 - 16:00
        Status: Places still available
        Age 8 - 16 course
        Residential Options

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