CirQue-Kids offers children and teenagers the opprtunity to learn contemporary circus skills in a friendly, playful, safe yet challenging atmosphere. Kids develop self-confidence, motivation and concentration through playfully approaching the challenges fo circus. Whether aerial acrobatics, floor acrobatics, juggling or general circus skills, a clear foundation of body awareness, strength, flexibility, coordination and cardio-fitness is acquired. From this base students are encouraged to develop their own unique talents, while sharing these talents with the group.
Musicality and theatricality are taught as part of technique and fascilitate individual and group expression. One time a year the students have the possibility to create their own choreographies to be presented to the public along side professional Berlin artists.
Classes are offered in English and German.
16:00 – 17:00 Aerial Acrobatics 6-8 years
17:15 – 18:30 Aerial Acrobatics 9-11 years
15.45-16.45 Creative Dance 3-6 years
16:00 – 17:00 Children’s Circus 5-7 years
17:15 – 18:30 Aerial Acrobatics 8-11 years
17:15 – 18:30 Aerial Acrobatics in English 8-11 years
16:00 – 17:00 5Q Movement Skills 5-7 years
17:15 – 18:30 Aerial Hoop Acrobatics 8-11 years
16:00 – 17:00 Floor Acrobatics 7-10 years
17:15 – 18:30 Silks 11 + years
16:00 – 17:00 Aerial Acrobatics 8-11 years
17:15 – 18:30 Aerial Acrobatics 10+ years
Our teachers are a team of working professionals dedicated to the continual process of learning and teaching. They meet regularly to exchange ideas and discuss how best to clarify and personalize their curriculums.
Liz Williams has been a professional aerial circus artist since 2005. Working through out Germany in theaters such as, Wintergarten Variete, Chamaeleon Theater, Staatstheater Ingolstadt, Podewil, Friedrichsbau, GOP as well as many events and festivals. Her unique work draws on her background as a professional dancer, actress and study of 5Q and martial arts. More about Liz at www.liz-williams.com
Joschi graduated from the State School of Artistry in Berlin in 2015. Here he specialized in partner acrobatics, handstand and juggling. Through his clownish, humorous expression and with the ability to throw himself into the fiasco, it is easy for him to connect with the audience and present the issues that are close to his heart. Since his graduation he has been working interantionally as an artist and as a circus trainer for acrobatics among others at the school where he discovered his passion for circus.
Marie’s passion for movement started with dancing. After a few intense years at the State Ballet School, her path led her to artistry. She was fascinated by the swing trapeze – it is spectacular, dynamic, high and even during training you never lose the thrill. Her dance background gives her work a special quality of movement.
Since graduating from the Staatliche Artsistenschule in Berlin, she has been working as an artist and trainer on the trapeze and with partner acrobatics.
Kaleen McKeeman has created and performed original acrobatic works around the world since 2004. Following her graduation from the National Circus School of Montreal, Canada in 2006, McKeeman engaged in creative research with Cirque du Soleil, culminating in three years of performances as the main character and Aerial Straps duo artist in the original production, “ZAIA” in Macao, SAR China. McKeeman is an aerial trainer, choreographer and artistic coach based in Berlin, Germany since 2012.
Carolin Brune is a sociologist who came to the circus via detours. On these detours, she tried her hand at various disciplines and got stuck – literally – with aerial acrobatics. She is fascinated by the simultaneity of strength and softness on the vertical cloth. On the floor she likes to explore and move accompanied by one – or more – hula hoops. After her training at TPZAK in Cologne as a circus educator, she has been working as an independent circus educator in Berlin since 2019.
Donna is a dancer and aerialist from the UK. She graduated from Elmhurst Ballet School, and holds teaching certificates for Ballet Technique and Pilates. She has over 10 years experience onstage & enjoys teaching circus skills to both children and adults of all levels.
Janett has been passionate about vaudeville since childhood. She started with ballet and modern dance at a young age, later trained pole sports and finally found her passion in aerial artistry. She loves to express herself with dance in aerial acrobatics, but she is also active on the floor. She trains handstand, flexibility & movement and likes to share her knowledge as a trainer.
Trained as a dancer and dance teacher at the “Koninklijke Balletschool Antwerpen” and the “École supérieure de ballet du Québec”; acting training at the “berliner schule für schauspiel”. Engagements in dance companies at the Stadttheater Aachen, Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern, Staatstheater Karlsruhe, among others. Works as a dance teacher at Dock 11, Tanzfabrik, international dance school Chiaradanza Napoli. Teaches children, teenagers, adults; dance workshops, theater/rhetoric, dance projects at various schools in Germany.
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