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KIDS CIRCUS AGES 4-12

Spring Session 2022 Information

10 weeks April 4 - June 11

* centre closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday & Monday, Victoria Day May 23

  • 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

  • Children move through our leveled system at their own pace.  Currently, levels 1-3 are in the same class.  As our school grows we will be able to separate the levels into individual classes

  • Skill Charts kept to track progress and parents can review them on the last class

  • 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 

MINI CIRQUE AGE 4-5

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 and IMAGINATION!

Tuesdays 3:45-4:30 pm

April 4 - June 7

CLASS FULL

  • 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 middle and last class of session

Prerequisites: none, must be able to participate without accompaniment and use washroom on their own

Cost: $175 +tax

HOMESCHOOL CIRCUS Ages 6-12

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! 

Children will receive 1 class in each of the 4 aerial apparatus at our school.

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

Focus is on FUN, physical fitness, and creativity!

 

* on pause for Spring Session *

​Prerequisites: none

​Cost: $96 + tax for a 4 week session

KIDS CIRCUS STARTER AGE 6-12

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.

CLASS FULL

Tuesdays 4:45 - 5:45 pm

April 5 - June 7

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 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: $240 + tax

KIDS CIRCUS LV 1-3 Ages 6-12

This class is your child's second step when they join The Rising.

Building on the aerial foundations students will progress through 3 levels at their own pace.  Aerial silk, Hammock, Hoop, and Trapeze will be taught. Plus ground circus skills.

Generally, it takes 2+ sessions to complete 1 level on an apparatus. 

Multi-level class.  Skill charts will be tracked and parents can review on last class

OPTIONS:

Age 6 - 8 Thursdays 4:00 - 5:00 pm CLASS FULL

Age 9 - 12 Thursdays 5:15 - 6:15 pm CLASS FULL

April 7-June 9

 

Age 9 - 12 Saturdays 9:30 - 10:30 am CLASS FULL

April 10-June 11

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  • Choose from class times above 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  

RISING CIRCUS SHOW TEAM
AGE 12+

 The Rising's Student performance team.  

For students committed to their circus training and interested in going beyond a recreational level.  

2 aerial classes and 1 Handstand class per week

The Show Team is a full year commitment.  

Students train year-round to create a full-length circus show which will be performed at The Rising's Studio to a public audience every June,  along with other performance opportunities through out the year.                    

Students also learn Stage Tech skills by working other shows that occur at The Rising.  

Students must show a love of performance/showmanship, strong training ethic in class, and meet the strength & flexibility requirements listed below​

​*Admission to the Show Team is by invitation only.  

Competitive Dance and/or Competitive Gymnastics backgrounds beneficial

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 stretchy 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, must be at an intermediate+ level in at least 2 aerial apparatus'

SCHEDULE: Tuesdays 6:00 - 8:30 pm  ( aerial & handstands )

Saturdays 10:45-11:45 am ( aerial )

April 5 - June 11

COST:  590 + tax

JUNE PERFORMANCE: "Alice In Circusland" June 18

Rehearsal Week: June 13-17

Additional $75 rehearsal week fee due June 13

 

ACT CREATION AGES 10-12

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

The session ends with a Performance in front of a live audience at The Rising's studio

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

Prerequisites: Age 10-12.  Must have completed a minimum of 1 session of Kids Circus Lv 1-3.   

 

Show Date: Sunday June 12 matinee & evening ( times TBD )

Dress Rehearsal: Fri June 10 during last class

 

Fridays 3:30-4:30 pm

* No class Good Friday

April 8-June 10

CLASS FULL

Cost: $200 + tax

includes performance fee