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Hoop or Trapeze Class

Saturdays at 12 noon

Summer Camps

for Kids & Teens in July


PERFORM 2024: Artist Call Out

Closing Date: July 28th

Artists will come together with a team of creatives to retell the story of THE SKYWOMAN. Over a period of three months, the team will combine elements of aerial dance, dance, shadow theatre and shadow puppetry to immerse the audiences in another world.

The project will run from August to November and sessions are at the following times: Mondays: 8pm to 10pm; Fridays: 6:30pm to 9:30pm; Sundays: 10am to 12 noon. The final venue has yet to be confirmed.

Participating artists should be competent at artistic research and/or show development. Applications are through the links on our Instagram Profile, Facebook Page and Website. Applications close July 28th at midnight. There is no fee for participating artists.

Any questions to Shane at Taking Flight or Betty @curly_cailin17 .

This project is part of the studios EXPLORE - CREATE - PERFORM artist professional development programme and is funded by @artscouncilireland


Summer Camps for Kids & Teens in July

When (click on date to book)

15-18 July

22-25 July

29 July - 1 August

Monday to Thursday: 10am to 1pm

Come for the full 4-day camp @ €150 per child, or just book in for a day or two @ €40 per day (go through the Summer Camp tab here. Suitable for complete beginners as well as those who want to stay connected with the circus arts practice during the holidays (or who want to show-off their skills to their friends).

Summer Camp

Up coming events

Monday 10:00am to 1:00pm 22nd July

Kids and Teens Summer Camp Week 2

Monday 6:30pm to 8:00pm 22nd July

Fabric/Rope (Explorer to Skilled)
Open Training

Tuesday 10:00am to 1:00pm 23rd July

Kids and Teens Summer Camp Week 2

Tuesday 6:30pm to 8:00pm 23rd July

Fabric or Rope (Explorer-Skilled)
Trapeze (mixed levels)
Open Training

Wednesday 10:00am to 1:00pm 24th July

Kids and Teens Summer Camp Week 2

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What our students think

I had such a great time at the class, Monica is a brilliant teacher!! I can't wait for next week
-- Alannah

Just like a dream come true! Fantastic staff, safe and professional environment. I have felt light as feather, flying and spinning in an upside down world. Would highly recommend it! I’m so grateful!
-- Nada