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KIDS CIRCUS PROGRAM INFORMATION

 FALL 2021 Sept 20 - Dec 5

No Classes Thanksgiving ( Oct 10 & 11 ) and Remembrance Day ( Nov 11 )

  • All new students/beginners ( ages 6-12 yrs) must complete a Circus Starter Session before entering our Levels 1-3.  Near the end of the session you will receive an email stating whether your child can move into the Level 1-3 class or sign up for another Circus Starter Session to have more time to develop their circus fundamentals.

  • At least 2 or more sessions are needed to move onto next level once in levelled classes.   Level placement is at discretion of The Rising

  • Skill Charts kept to track progress and will be reviewed at end of session

  • Showteam enrollment is by invitation only ( ages 12+)

  • All Classes PRO-RATED at checkout if registering late

  • Automatic 10-15% discount at checkout  if registering 2 or more children from same family or enrolling child in 2 or more classes/week​ ( excluding Show Team, non-aerial classes, workshops )

  • All students must sign our online waiver which you will be prompted to do when you create your Rising account 

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Daytime Circus Class age 6-12

Age 6-12
Tuesdays 10:15-11:15am
Sept 21-Oct 19
5 weeks Session 1


Age 6-12
Tuesdays 10:15-11:15am
Nov 2-30
5 weeks Session 2


 

Are you a homeschooler?

Looking for a daytime physical activity for your child?

This 1 hr circus class is the perfect introduction into the magical world of circus! 

Silk, hoop, trapeze, and ground circus skills such as juggling, plate spinning, and clowning will be taught in a safe and progressive format

Focus is on FUN, physical fitness, and creativity!

Prerequisites: none

Cost: $120 + tax for a 5 week session

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Mini Cirque Age 4-5

Age 4 - 5
Tuesdays 3:45 - 4:30pm
Sept 21-Nov 30

( 11 weeks )

Does your child love climbing, rolling, spinning, hanging?

This 45 min class is the perfect introduction into the magical world of circus ! 

Silk, hoop, trapeze, acrobatics, and ground circus skills

Focus is on FUN!

  • Child must be able to participate and use washroom on their own.  

  • Closed class setting.  Parents who choose to wait during class must stay in waiting room area outside of circus room

  • Family Viewing Day on first and last class of session

Prerequisites: none

Cost: $187 +tax

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Circus Starter Age 6-12

Age 6-12
Tuesdays 4:45-5:45pm
Sept 21-Nov 30
( 11 weeks )

Explore life under the Big Top!

Circus Starter is your child's first step in our Kids Programming.

Learn foundational skills on aerial silk, aerial hoop, trapeze, and ground circus skills in a safe and supportive environment. 

Circus improves strength, flexibility, coordination, balance, and is a non-competitive and creative outlet

Near the end of the session you will receive an email stating whether your child can move into the Level 1-3 class or sign up for another Circus Starter Session to have more time to develop their circus fundamentals.

  •  Family Viewing Day last class of session.  Parents must remain in our waiting area outside of circus room.  If your child is nervous on the first day you are welcome to come into circus room and stay until they are comfortable.

  • Photos may be taken during class time and posted on our social media. Please email us if you do not want your child appearing in any photos.

​Prerequisites: none, must be age 6 to start

Cost: $264 + tax

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Kids Circus Lv 1-3  Age 6-12

Ages 10-12:
Mondays 5:15 - 6:15pm
10 wks Sept 20-Nov 29
* No class Monday Oct 11


Ages 6-8  : 
Thursdays 4:00 - 5:00pm
10 wks Sept 23-Dec 2
* No class Nov 11


Ages 9-12 :
Thursdays 5:15 - 6:15pm
10 wks Sept 23-Dec 2
* No class Nov 11


Ages 6-12
Saturdays 9:30 - 10:30am
Sept 25-Dec 4
11 weeks





 

Explore life Under The Big Top!!

Aerial silk, hoop, trapeze, juggling and props.

Children progress at their own pace through skills needed for each level.   Children do NOT have to complete level within the session.  Often 2+ sessions are needed to complete a level.  

Multi-level class.  Skill charts will be tracked and reviewed at end of session

  • ​Class meets once/week or students can sign up for more than 1 class/week for more practice time.

  • Automatic 10-15% discount when registering for 2 or more class/week

  • Choose from times listed and ensure you have chosen the correct age group

  • Family Viewing Day on last class of session

  • Photos may be taken during class time and posted on our social media. Please email us if you do not want your child appearing in any photos.

​Prerequisites: Circus Starter or equivalent 

Cost: $240 + tax for Thursdays or Mondays

         $264 + tax for Saturdays

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 Kids Act Creation  Age 10-12

Ages 10-12 
Fridays 4:45-5:45pm
Sept 24-Dec 3
11 weeks


 

Does your child love performing and creating? Is the stage calling their name?

Do they want to learn how to create their own circus act?

Showcase their talents and join our Act Creation class!

Students create their own act from choosing their apparatus & music, and making their own choreography & costume.  Instructor gives tools to use in the creation process and provides feedback & guidance.

Acts must be between 2 - 4 minutes

This years theme is "Cinema Circus"...movie-inspired acts

Prerequisites: minimum 1 session of Kids Circus Lv 1-3

 

Show Date: Sunday Dec 5 ( time TBD )

Dress Rehearsal: Dec 3 during last class

 

Cost: $240 + tax

includes performance fee

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Rising Circus Show Team  Age 12+

BY INVITATION ONLY

Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm 
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Saturdays 10:45 - 1:00pm
Sept 21-Dec 4
11 weeks




( currently not accepting new members as we are at our Team capacity )

The Rising's Student performance team.  For students committed to their circus training and interested in going beyond a recreational level.  The Show Team works year-round to create a full-length circus show which will be performed at The Rising's Studio to a public audience in June.  Students must show a love of performance/showmanship, strong training ethic in class, and meet the strength & flexibility requirements

Included in all Saturday practices is Handbalance with Emrah ( graduate of National Circus School's Coaching Program and professional Handblance Artist ) 60 min class working on foundations of Handbalance which is beneficial cross-training for aerialists.

Admission to the Show Team is by invitation only.

Prerequisites: full splits in 1 direction minimum, backbend with straight arms/legs hold for 30 sec, cartwheel, fwd and bwd roll, back or front walkover, climb to top of tall silks 3 x's in a row, clean inversions in air, skin the cat x 5, 3 full chin ups, 3 full leg lifts, hip key, thigh hitch, single knee hang 30 sec, clean foot locks in air.  Desire to perform.

COST: $675