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TEEN CIRCUS  AGES 13-17

FALL SESSION 2020 INFORMATION

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  • If new to circus or aerial training, student MUST complete a Teen Aerial ABC'S session prior to starting the leveled classes 

  • If unsure of level/class, please call the office at 250-857-1785 and we will help find the best class for your teen

  • Pre-requisites for leveled classes listed below  

  • Students can stay in same level for multiple sessions and work at their own pace

  • Teens age 14+ can reserve a spot in our Open Training Drop In to supplement their circus training

  • Consistent attendance is important to gain the strength, flexibility, and aerial knowledge to progress through a level

  • Teen must be able to complete all vocabulary in the class to move onto the next level.  Instructor will recommend level to student 

  • All classes are pro-rated for late registration

  • The Rising is unable to hold spots without payment.  Please remember to complete the checkout process after enrolling online

  • Please familiarize yourself with our  SCHOOL POLICIES

  • Register for 2 or more aerial classes and receive 10-15% off automatically when you check out! ( excludes open training, workshops, flexibility, Show Team, Handstands, Tumbling)

  • currently 4 - 6 students max in all classes. Only 1 class at a time in circus room

  • All students must sign our new waiver online and print, sign and bring to first class the Safety First Partnership Agreement Form available for download on our Covid-19 Policies page

Teen Aerial ABC's

Tuesdays 6:00 - 7:00pm

Sept 22 - Dec 1

11 weeks

This course is your teens first step in aerial training.

Students must complete this course before signing up for other aerial classes. 

Students will learn the foundations of Aerial Hammock, Silk, Hoop and Static Trapeze.

 Develop their aerial knowledge, strength, and skill base.

Prerequisites: none.  Overall good health.  Students who have previous training at a different facility in silk/hoop/trapeze and have studied the fundamentals can sign up for our beg/int classes

Cost: $264 + tax

Teen Aerial Silk & Hammock

Mondays 4:00-5:00pm 

Sept 21- Dec 7

11 weeks

 *no class Oct 12 Thanksgiving Monday

Beginner & Intermediate

Multi-level class focusing on silk and hammock with climbs, wraps, and fabric theory.                                                  

Build your strength and start working with more height

7 classes on Silk, 4 classes on Hammock

Short Silk Sequences introduced in Beginner

3 min+ Silk Sequences and drops learned in Intermediate 

 Pre-requisites

 Beginner: Aerial ABC's or equivalent

Intermediate: at coaches discretion, 3 climbs to top without rest, double footlocks in air, clean inversions in air, 3 chin ups, 3 leg lifts, knee drop, Monkey drop, Same/opposite Side knee hook, 3 skin the cats

COST: $ 264 + tax

Teen Aerial Hoop

Mondays 5:15 - 6:15pm

Sept 21 - Dec 7

11 weeks

*no class Oct 12 Thanksgiving Monday

Beginner & Intermediate

Building on foundational knowledge this mixed levels class takes your aerial hoop training to the next level with various poses, hangs, spins and sequences. 

Students work on aerial strength, vocabulary,  transitions, and sequence building

 

Pre-requisites

Beginner: Aerial ABC's or equivalent 

Intermediate: at coaches discretion, single knee hang 45 sec each leg, 3 chin ups, 3 leg lifts, 3 skin the cats, comfortable working with fast spin and at 3 areas of hoop ( below, inside, on top )

COST: $264 + tax

Teen Mixed Aerials

Saturdays 12:00-1:00pm

Oct 3 - Dec 5

10 weeks

*no class Oct 12 Thanksgiving Monday

Beginner & Intermediate

Can't decide which apparatus to specialize on?  Love them all?

Join our Mixed Aerials class and continue your training on aerial silk, hoop, and trapeze!

Building on foundational knowledge this mixed levels class takes your aerial training to the next level with various poses, hangs, spins and sequences. 

Students work on aerial strength, vocabulary,  transitions, and sequence building

 

Pre-requisites

Beginner: Aerial ABC's or equivalent 

Intermediate: at coaches discretion, single knee hang 45 sec each leg, 3 chin ups, 3 leg lifts, 3 skin the cats, comfortable working with fast spin and at 3 areas of hoop ( below, inside, on top )

COST: $240 + tax

Teen Act Creation

Fridays 3:30-4:30pm

Sept 25- Dec 4

11 weeks

Do you love performing and creating? Is the stage calling your name?

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

Showcase your 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 "80's Aerials".  Create an act inspired by the 1980's...the music, the movies, the fashion, and more!

Prerequisites: Aerial ABC's or equivalent and at least 3 extra months of training

Show Date: Sunday Dec 6

Because of Covid we have a few options for the performance and will choose the one best suited for the current environment in December

  • live show for audience of up to 30 

  • live show for up to 6 audience members ( eg. performers family members ).  Each performer would perform their solo to an audience of their choosing

  • online show via IG or FB live ( no in person audience ) and each performer will get a copy of their performance

Cost : $240 + tax

includes performance fee

Open Training Drop In - age 14+

Sundays 10:30am - 12noon

Oct 4- Nov 29

No class Oct 11

Missed a class and want to make it up?  Want more training time to see faster progress or to reach your aerial goals?

Reserve your spot online in Open Training Drop in.  Let supervising coach know if you are making up a missed class or coming in for extra training when you arrive.  Coach will document and then charge will be put through on your account

Open Training is self-guided.  Coach provides supervision only.  

Cost: $12 drop in +tax

**No charge if making up a missed class in Fall Session

Prerequisites: Aerial ABC's or equivalent 

Rising Circus Show Team

Fridays 4:45-6:15pm

Sept 25 - Dec 4

11 weeks

+ 1 additional Teen Aerial class of their choosing (minimum)

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

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

" Alice in Circus Land" Show Date: Dec 12/13

Rehearsal Week Dec 7 - 11 

  • rehearsal week schedule and fees TBA

COST: varies depending on 2nd class chosen

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