Classes

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2017 CLASS SCHEDULE

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MONDAYS

STILT CLASS 7pM-8pm

Every Monday. $20 drop in, class cards available . At Core Crossfit, 902 E. McKinley St. Phoenix AZ 85006. This dynamic class teaches numerous skills such as stilt walking, stilt dancing, acrobatic stilts, aerial stilts, and group performance.  All levels and ages welcome. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

*Under 18 allowed to stilt class with legal guardian present. Fire and Side Show classes are 18+ only.

1ST SUNDAY CIRCUS WORKSHOPS

7/2/17 INTRO TO STILT WALKING WORKSHOP, 12PM-130PM, @ House of Cirque, $50

7/2/17 SIDE SHOW SCHOOL: Intro to DANGER ARTS, 18+, 7PM-830PM, @ House of Cirque, $75

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STILT CAMPING RETREAT, AUGUST 4th-6th

STILT CAMP 2017

Stilt Camp is back!!! A circus lovers dream weekend in nature! Hosted and instructed by House of Cirque.

3 days of workshops, playing, and camping in the beautiful Coconino National Forrest. Under 18 with legal guardian.

Registering in advance required. 30 max participants.

EARLY BIRD Tier 1 Tickets: Sign up by June 15th $125
SLEEPY BIRD Tier 2 Tickets: Sign up by July 15 $175
LATE BIRD Tier 3 Tickets: Sign up by July 31st $200
STILT RENTAL FEE: $25 (Limited stilt rentals available. Reserve before sold out.)

CAMPING DETAILS: BYOE (Bring your own everything). Tent, food, water, workout clothing, and stilts (if have). The camping grounds offer trash pick up, camping grills, picnic tables, and vault toilet restrooms.

NEW LOCATION: Moqui Group Campground (in Spooner pod) at Coconino National Forrest in the Mongolian Rim District. Within 75 minutes of Flagstaff, 2 1/2 hours from Phoenix.

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/coconino/recreation/camping-cabins/recarea/?recid=54930&actid=33
Moqui Group Campground consists of three sites/pods, Simmons, Spooner, and Ernst. They are located off FR 138, approximately one mile from Arizona State Route 87 (milepost 298.8). This group campground is approximately 40 miles southwest of Winslow, 50 miles northeast of Payson and 70 miles southeast of Flagstaff, in a beautiful setting surrounded by mature ponderosa pine, oak, and quaking aspen. The elevation at the campground is 6,970 feet.

Register ONLINE: CLICK HERE to be directed to our online store.

Monthly performance opportunities for students.

Instructed by Crystal Cruz, Founder and Director of House of Cirque, acrobatic stilt dancer, living dragon, and cirque performance artist. Stilts available for class use. Students please wear long pants or leggings, socks above the ankle. Under 18 with legal guardian. 

 

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CLASS 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 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 play with 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.