PROFESSIONAL
TRAINING
2019
Circus Factory aims to support professional Circus Artists and those working in related shared artforms by providing an annual programme of professional training and development opportunities for individuals and groups at all stages of their professional development.


WEEKEND INTENSIVES
Masterclasses and workshops with visiting professional artists. The first intensive of the year was held on Sunday 13 January, when we were delighted to host Yeray Morillas for 2 workshops in Hand Balancing and Tumbling & Aerial Acrobatics.

Our second weekend intensive will take place on Sunday 10 March: Kathryn Cooley and Maire Dee from Kath and Dawg Productions are coming to teach vertical dance. Details below.
Vertical Dance Weekend Intensive - Explorer Beginner click to expand
This class is for anyone and everyone who wants to try out or improve their skills on the wall and work on their harness technique. Within the class you will learn how to operate all the equipment used in vertical dance safely. You will also get to learn positions on the wall, jumps from the wall (including somersaults and cartwheels) and of course some wall running. The workshop will also include a contemporary dance warm up. No prerequisites required.

Level: Beginner - No Experience Necessary
Max places: 12
Ages: 16+
Date: Sunday 10 March
Times: 9am - 12pm
Full Price: €40
Student Discount 10% - Use discount code 'CFstudent' at checkout
Circus Factory Member Discount 20% - Use discount code 'CFmember' at checkout.
Vertical Dance Weekend Intensive - Skilled level click to expand
This workshop is suitable for students who want to expand their repertoire and gain more confidence in the air. We'll focus on moving efficiently in harness, throwing in some splits and backbends along the way. Prerequisites: students must be comfortable working with the equipment, inverting and running.

Level: Improver - Some Experience Necessary
Max places: 12
Ages: 16+
Date: Sunday 10 March
Times: 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Full Price: €40
Student Discount 10% - Use discount code 'CFstudent' at checkout
Circus Factory Member Discount 20% - Use discount code 'CFmember' at checkout.
About Joli Vyann
Circus Factory are delighted to host the international circus & dance acrobat duo for a Weekend Intensive of workshops suitable for both beginners and more advanced. The workshops will introduce and further develop technical skills of partner acrobatics plus offer a chance to explore the unique fusion of contemporary dance & circus theatre that has become the signature style of Joli Vyann's work.

Joli Vyann, founded 2012, is an innovative fusion of contemporary dance & circus theatre, committed to creating exciting, accessible work of outstanding quality. Audiences lie at the heart of their work and they reach out to people of diverse cultures, ages & abilities with a commitment to community participation.

Joli Vyann have made 4 outdoor & 2 indoor shows which have toured extensively. Their 1st outdoor show, Don't Drink & Dance 2012 won the GI20 commission with Watch This Space and Stockton International Festival, where they won the audience prize. H2H was their second internationally touring outdoor show and they created Crazy in Love 2014, which was commissioned by The National Theatre, Lance Moi En L'Air was created in 2015 and has been touring hugely world wide since and continues to tour.

Their indoor theatre shows, Stateless and Imbalance have also toured internationally and whilst they create a new indoor show, 'Anima', Imbalance will continue to tour to China this year. Joli Vyann are produced by Turtle Key Arts and are supported by the Point, Eastleigh, Pavilion Dance SouthWest and Deda, Derby amongst others.
Partner Acro - Beginner / Explorer click to expand
This class is for beginners and those who have done a small amount of partner acrobatics. There are no prerequisites

Date: Saturday 6th April
Times: 2.30pm - 5pm
Full Price: €40
Student Discount 10% - Use discount code 'CFstudent' at checkout
Circus Factory Member Discount 20% - Use discount code 'CFmember' at checkout.

Partner Acro + Hand to Hand - Skilled / Intermediate click to expand
Prerequisites solid two man high and good handstand for the flyer on the floor, holding for 5 seconds minimum.

Date: Sunday 7th April
Times: 10am - 12.30pm
Full Price: €40
Student Discount 10% - Use discount code 'CFstudent' at checkout
Circus Factory Member Discount 20% - Use discount code 'CFmember' at checkout.

Dance Acrobatics click to expand
This class will be a mixture of contact technique, dance and partner acrobatics and will mix the genres of dance and acrobatics smoothly. Participants will learn some movement and use the movement to disguise entrances and exits of more acrobatic tricks. There are no prerequisites, just an open mind and lots of energy!

Date: Sunday 7th April
Times: 1.30pm - 3.45pm
Full Price: €40
Student Discount 10% - Use discount code 'CFstudent' at checkout
Circus Factory Member Discount 20% - Use discount code 'CFmember' at checkout.

Applications are now open for our Summer Residency Programme, Factory Days, to take place during the months of May through to August 2019.
EASTER AND AUTUMN
TRAINING WEEKS
Circus Factory are delighted to bring back our week long intensive training weeks allowing extensive time for learning, development and creation with some of the most exciting artists working in a variety of circus and cross discipline art forms.

Details of upcoming events will be announced soon.
Contact us
contact@circusfactorycork.com
Centre Park House,
Centre Park Road
Cork City
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