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The Circus Project runs adult aerial classes for those aged 16+ accommodating a wide range of ages and abilities. All are welcome to attend the classes to explore a range of aerial equipment including trapeze, rope and silks.
2024 Course Dates
Use our booking page here or complete the form below.
To complement our regular Adult classes The Circus Project also run regular master class workshops, using professional performers from across the globe to focus and develop skills and to allow creativity of participants to flourish.
Upcoming Rope and straps workshops with Lauren Jamieson:
Lauren is a Scottish aerialist and acrobat who creates contemporary performance art that showcases the beauty and joy of raw human movement. She has taught and performed for 13 years in the UK, USA and Aotearoa New Zealand, performing for companies including Paper Doll Militia, Feathers of Daedalus Circus, The Dust Palace and Garsington Opera. She is co-founder co-artistic director of female led Scottish company Sonder Circus who blend circus and storytelling in an imaginative way. A wild woman at heart she injects honesty and authenticity into her creations.
Rope - 20th May 9.30-12pm
This workshops will focus on fundamental beat pathways on rope and using these to enter and exit skills and perform dynamic moves and sequences. We will also cover the foundations of roll up/C shaping technique on the rope.
Straps - 21st May 9.30-12pm
In this workshop we will explore fundamental static strength technique on aerial straps including conditioning exercises and key straps positions. We will look at optimal and efficient pathways and positions. This is relevant for gaining strength for any aerial circus discipline as well as forming a solid basis of straps technique to take forward into dynamic work. We will also explore spinning technique on straps, particularly looking at flare pathways and using spin to make everything easier.
Booking - Following the link above under booking.
Past Masterclasses include: Dance Trapeze with Melissa Colello, Corde Lisse with Jami Reid-Quarrell, Doubles Trapeze with Vicki McManus, Clowning with Sean Kempton