Castlemaine Circus Inc is an inclusive and accessible circus arts program offering classes across gymnastics based tumbling, acro-balance, conditioning, aerial, circus arts, performance creation, for ages 3 years to adult.
They offer children, youth and adults and regional communities in central and western Victoria training in circus skills and physical theatre; create a safe and positive environment for young people to participate in performing arts activities; promote healthy, physical, non-competitive activity; encourage creativity and innovation.; provides employment opportunities for local professional circus artists; and partner with other community organisations to provide training and performance opportunities for broad and diverse community participation.
Castlemaine Circus was established in November 2013 in direct response to ongoing requests from the community for children’s circus classes. Established as a not-for-profit incorporated association, Castlemaine Circus Inc now engages eight experienced trainers from Clunes, Daylesford and Castlemaine.
The circus now has eight classes per week with over 100 children attending. There are two weekly classes for each age group; preschoolers through to youth classes.
Castlemaine Circus will continue to grow to meet the needs of the community, with planned families classes, classes that target young people with learning difficulties, and young people identified as at risk.
SPECIALTIES: Castlemaine Circus Inc is a circus school that includes youth and social circus.