Workshops

STILT & CIRCUS JAMS (FREE EVENT)

2ND SUNDAYS @ Coronado Park, 6PM-830PM

It’s time to play! Join House of Cirque every 2nd Sunday for Stilts & Circus fun! Beginners to advanced Stilters, all are welcome. Experience the world 2 feet off the ground. The circus jam will explore stilts through group movement, dance, floor work, acrobatics, and experimental movement.

6pm-830pm, Meet by the jungle gym at Coronado Park
Free all ages event.

What to bring:
-Bring Stilts (rentals available, see below)
-Bring Safety gear (knee pads)
-Bring Circus and Flow toys
-Bring Yoga Mats
-Bring Water
-Bring Smiles
-Bring a friend
** Use of fire is prohibited **

Handheld Stilts available for play at no cost, all ages
**Peg Stilt rentals available $20 with reservation 24 hours in advance
**Basic Stilt instruction provided FREE

FIRE & SIDESHOW WORKSHOPS

SIDESHOW SCHOOL, NEXT WORKSHOP DATES TBA (Defy Danger & Learn the Art of the Straitjacket Escape, Glass Walking, Bed of Nails, & Other Faves!)

DRAGON TRAINING, NEXT WORKSHOP DATES TBA (Learn to Eat & Breathe Fire! Become a Dragon!)

Start 2018 off with a bang! Students will be introduced to fire and side show arts in a small class setting (10 students or less). From basic  tricks to group work, everyone will find challenges to ignite their creativity with.  Take one or take all workshops and become a circus badass. Students are also eligible to participate in House of Cirque’s community shows. 18+ only. Hosted at House of Cirque’s residential studio, 2026 N 11th st 85006.

REGISTER FOR FIRE & SIDESHOW WORKSHOPS AT  https://squareup.com/store/house-of-cirque/item/fire-side-show-classes

 

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WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

Try new experiences with House of Cirque! Phoenix’s downtown circus school, arts, and entertainment company. Named Best of the Valley by Phoenix Magazine. Class & workshops instructed by House Of Cirque’s Founder and Director, Crystal Cruz.

 

Photo by www.JacobTylerDunn.com

Photo by www.JacobTylerDunn.com

SIDE SHOW SCHOOL
Let your freak flag fly! Students will be introduced to bed of nails, glass dancing, strait jacket escape, glass eating, human blockheading, human bulletin boarding, and other side show favorites! Push boundaries further with each class. 18+ only, 10 student max.

 

11030857_10206219244744110_3380755509992107274_nDRAGON TRAINING:

EATING, BREATHING, & SPINNING FIRE

You’re going to huff and puff and blow huge fireballs in the sky! Become a real life dragon and learn to eat, breath, and spin fire. For experienced and newbies. All levels welcome.   18+ only, 10 student max.

 

 

 

 

 

 11159991_10205512952937676_8633772823530592219_nSTILT CLASSES

Learn to walk on stilts! It’s fun for the whole family. No experience necessary. Stilts provided for class use. Dress comfortably, pants suggested, and athletic closed toed shoes. All Ages (under 18 with legal guardian).

 

STILT WALKING,  New to stilts? This a great class for mastering the fundamentals, building confidence, and increasing strength while having fun playing with others. Learn safety techniques, how to walk on stilts, how to fall safely, how to get back up again, how to conquer stairs with and without hands, and other skills beneficial to maintaining a healthy stilt practice. No experience needed. Beginners & All levels welcome.

 

STILT DANCE, Kick up your peg legs in this booty shaking class. Learn fun dance moves, footwork, spins, partner dances, lifts, choreography, and improvisation. No dance experience. Prerequisite: Able to walk on stilts unassisted.

 

STILT ACROBATICS, Play upside down and right side up. Acrobatics and stilts are infused in this fun and physically rewarding class. Learn how to share balance, fly and base other stilters, headstands, group sculptures, lifts, use poles to assist with movement, and choreography. Prerequisite: Able to walk on stilts unassisted.