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Burrinja Circus Festival 25 Jun - 3 Jul



Burrinja Cultural Centre

25 June - 3 July


Workshops
$25

Shows from $15

Festival Package
Roll the Dice + 2 other shows or workshops $52.5



 

 




Express yourself with Circus these winter holidays at workshops with the extraordinary Ruccis Circus team!

PRIMARY CIRCUS ALL SORTS
This class covers a huge range of skills: juggling, acro-balance, trapeze, silks, tumbling, hula-hoops and more! If you’re looking for a taste of all things circus, this is the class for you.
Mon 27 Jun 10.30am–12pm (ages 5–12)

PRIMARY AERIALS
This class gets you up in the air! Learn to climb, spin, wrap and fling yourself in circus style. The skills covered include trapeze, silks, aerial ring, cloud-swing and hammock.
Mon 27 Jun 12:15–1.45pm (ages 5–12)
Tue 28 Jun 10.30am–12pm (ages 5–12)

TEEN CIRCUS ALL SORTS
This class covers a huge range of skills: juggling, acro-balance, trapeze, silks, tumbling, hula-hoops and more! If you’re looking for a taste of all things circus, this is the class for you.
Mon 27 Jun 2:15–3.45pm (ages 13+)

TEEN AERIAL
This class gets you up in the air! Learn to climb, spin, wrap and fling yourself in circus style. The skills covered include trapeze, silks, aerial ring, cloud-swing and hammock.
Tue 28 Jun 12:15pm–1.45pm (ages 13+)

ACT CREATION
Get your own act together in this exciting new workshop for budding performers! Brush up your skills and put together your own solo performance ready to present at the end of the workshop.
Tue 28 Jun 2:15pm–4:15pm (ages 5+)
Parents/carers invited to performance from 3.40pm

CIRCUS TUMBLING
For stuntmen and stuntwomen in the making! This workshop will teach you to roll, flip and fly through the air; covering rolls, cartwheels, handstands and basic mini-tramp.
Wed 29 Jun 10.30am–12pm (ages 5–13)

HUMAN PYRAMID
In this workshop learn how to safely build pyramids one, two or three people high! A great activity for the whole family, everyone will learn techniques for supporting each other and working together as a team to build a range of different shapes.
Wed 29 Jun 12:15–1.45pm (ages 5+)
Family groups encouraged – Family of 4: $22 per person

HAND STANDS
Get upside down with your hands on the floor! With a focus on balance and confidence this workshop will teach you the secrets of the perfect handstand.
Wed 29 Jun 2:15pm–3:45pm (ages 8+)

GLOBE AND TIGHTWIRE
Find the perfect balance. In this class you will learn the technique for walking the tightrope and balancing on a giant ball!
Wed 29 Jun 4pm–5:30pm (ages 5+)
Family groups encouraged – Family of 4: $22 per person

HOOP MAKING
Design and make a hoop that suits you, learn or brush up on your hula skills and take home your beautiful new hoop. This workshop is a great family activity.
Thu 30 Jun 11.30am–1.30pm
(ages 5+, adult helper required for under 10s)
* For this workshop, cost will be $30 per hoop made

EXPERIENCED AERIALS AND TUMBLING
(By invitation only)
Experienced circus students and those showing proficiency in Circus Festival workshops will be invited at the end of classes to expand their skills in this special invitation only workshop focusing on Aerials and Tumbling.
Fri 1 Jul 11am–1pm


Do something AMAZING this winter


Image:Tania Pendlebury

Jam-packed with, circus workshops, inspiring student shows and professional circus extravaganza to delight and enthrall the whole family - it’s time to save the date for the 2016 Winter school holiday highlight - the Burrinja Circus Festival!

Each year Burrinja teams up with Ruccis and Dislocate Circus to bring you nine days of circus fun for everyone from the circus novice to the circus extraordinaire and this year’s line up is going to knock your socks off!

Learn circus tricks to wow and amaze and grow your skills and confidence with Ruccis workshops including hula hoops, circus aerials, stilts, tightrope and stunt-tumbling.

Be exhilarated by the best of contemporary circus with international companies performing shows for everyone from tiny tots to adults and of course the ever-impressive Ruccis student productions. Burrinja has school holidays sorted - so stay tuned for the answer to all your winter circus dreams.

CIRCUS FESTIVAL SHOWS

Trash Test Dummies | Sat 25 June, 2pm

Lets Play | Sat 26 June, 6pm, Sun 26 June at 10:30am & 6pm
*Check with Ruccis  teachers for your student's performance

Roll the DICE | Sat 2 Jul, 6pm

The Fairy Show | Sun 3 Jul, 10:30am


Roll Up! FREE ROAMING CIRCUS

Ruccis Circus comes to Upwey Main street Friday 17 June from 6:30pm

 

 

Burrrinja 2016 Season trailer




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