CIRCUS

MINI CIRCUS (4y0m - 7y0m)

Give you little ones a head start on their circus career! Mini Circus will introduce kids 4y0m - 7y0m to a variety of circus skills using aerial silks, trapeze, aerial hoop, prop manipulation, acrobatics, as well as develop a strong foundation of gymnastic skills. Circus apparatus will be modified for a circus challenge that is appropriate for age & skill level. This structured, non-parented class will help kids develop strength, flexibility, confidence, and physical literacy.

Winter registration is open now!

Winter 2020 Rebate: Receive a 5% credit toward a future class when you pay the full balance on your program up front!

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CIRCUS SAMPLER (5y6m - 8y11m)

Participants enjoy a variety of circus, gymnastic acrobatics and trampoline activities: Aerial silks, trapeze, aerial hoop, tight rope, walking globes, Chinese Poles, prop manipulation, acrobatics, trampoline and tumble track. Participants have an opportunity to learn new skills, fine tune existing skills and develop mini-routines on various apparatus. Classes are divided into groups based on age and experience. The session will include an in class performance in our Flip Arts theatre! 

Winter registration is open now!

Winter 2020 Rebate: Receive a 5% credit toward a future class when you pay the full balance on your program up front!

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CIRCUS SAMPLER (9y0m - 12y11m)

Participants enjoy a variety of circus, gymnastic acrobatics and trampoline activities: Aerial silks, trapeze, aerial hoop, tight rope, walking globes, Chinese Poles, prop manipulation, acrobatics, trampoline and tumble track. Participants have an opportunity to learn new skills, fine tune existing skills and develop mini-routines on various apparatus. Classes are divided into groups based on age and experience. The session will include an in class performance in our Flip Arts theatre! 

Winter registration is open now!

Winter 2020 Rebate: Receive a 5% credit toward a future class when you pay the full balance on your program up front!

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CIRCUS SAMPLER (9y0m - 14y11m)

Participants enjoy a variety of circus, gymnastic acrobatics and trampoline activities: Aerial silks, trapeze, aerial hoop, tight rope, walking globes, Chinese Poles, prop manipulation, acrobatics, trampoline and tumble track. Participants have an opportunity to learn new skills, fine tune existing skills and develop mini-routines on various apparatus. Classes are divided into groups based on age and experience. The coach - participant ratio is 1:8 and classes are open to boys and girls. The session will include an in class performance in our Flip Arts theatre! 

Fall registration is now closed. Winter registration opens on October 28 for Fall 2019 members, and on November 4 for new & returning members.

Winter 2020 Rebate: Receive a 5% credit toward a future class when you pay the full balance on your program up front!

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CIRCUS SAMPLER (13y0m - 17y11m)

Participants enjoy a variety of circus, gymnastic acrobatics and trampoline activities: Aerial silks, trapeze, aerial hoop, tight rope, walking globes, Chinese Poles, prop manipulation, acrobatics, trampoline and tumble track. Participants have an opportunity to learn new skills, fine tune existing skills and develop mini-routines on various apparatus. Classes are divided into groups based on age and experience. The session will include an in class performance in our Flip Arts theatre! 

Winter registration is open now!

Winter 2020 Rebate: Receive a 5% credit toward a future class when you pay the full balance on your program up front!

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AERIALS & ACROBATICS (5y6m - 8y11m)

Aerials & Acrobatics class will focus on circus aerials (silks, trapeze, hoop) and acrobatics (hand balance & tumbling). This is an open level program open to boys and girls of all skill levels and is a great way to supplement your circus training.  Participants have an opportunity to learn new skills, fine tune existing skills and develop mini-routines on various apparatus. Participants are divided into groups based on age and experience. The session will include an in class performance in our Flip Arts theatre! 

Winter registration is open now!

Winter 2020 Rebate: Receive a 5% credit toward a future class when you pay the full balance on your program up front!

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AERIALS & ACROBATICS (9y0m - 14y11m)

Aerials & Acrobatics class will focus on circus aerials (silks, trapeze, hoop) and acrobatics (hand balance & tumbling). This is an open level program open to boys and girls of all skill levels and is a great way to supplement your circus training.  Participants have an opportunity to learn new skills, fine tune existing skills and develop mini-routines on various apparatus. Participants are divided into groups based on age and experience. The session will include an in class performance in our Flip Arts theatre! 

Winter registration is open now!

Winter 2020 Rebate: Receive a 5% credit toward a future class when you pay the full balance on your program up front!

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CONTORTION (9 years & up)

This Contortion class will focus on building flexibility & developing strength in a safe manner. Dynamic stretching, static poses, and partner stretches will be used to increase flexibility. Strength building to support and improve flexibility will also be included through body weight exercises, cardio fitness, and various circus apparatuses. Each class will have a warm up & skill-specific conditioning to ensure safety and preparedness. This class will work on contortion on the floor, handstand blocks, and canes. Participants will work with a coach to develop a contortion routine which will be performed in class at the end of the session. This program is open to anyone 9 years and up.

Winter registration is open now!

Winter 2020 Rebate: Receive a 5% credit toward a future class when you pay the full balance on your program up front!

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FAMILY CIRCUS JAM (4y0m - 8y11m)

Looking for a fun family fitness activity? In Family Circus Jam kids & parents will be instructed on a variety of circus activities including aerial silks, trapeze, aerial hoop, prop manipulation, acrobatics, trampoline, and more. This is a semi-structured program in which families will explore each event at their own discretion. Coaches will be on-hand at each event to give instruction and ensure safety.

Family Circus Jam has been cancelled for the remainer for the session.

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CIRQUE DU FLIP (9y0m - 17y11m)

Flip Factory’s in-house Circus Troupe! Cirque du Flip will spend the session creating a one-of-a-kind, original circus performance. Cirque du Flip is a performance program for youth and teens who have a solid base in circus, gymnastics, trampoline or related discipline. The emphasis of this program is on developing group and individual routines. Performers collaborate with coaches to determine which events will be their focus. Events include: Aerial hoop, aerial silks, trapeze, Russian Bar, Chinese Pole, teeter board, tumbling and acrobatics. Please note that this program is not focused on skill development and routines will be developed from the participant's existing skill base. Participants are encouraged (but not required) to enroll in a skill focused circus program as well.

This program runs from September - December and January - June. Each session culminates with a full scale show complete with costumes, make-up, professional lighting and sound.

The Fall performance will be held on Sunday, December 15 with a dress rehearsal on December 8.

The Winter/Spring 2020 performance will be held on Sunday, June 14 with a dress rehearsal on June 7.

Winter registration is open now! Circus Auditions will be held on November 15, 2019.

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DEVELOPMENTAL CIRCUS (9y0m - 17y11m)

This program is open to circus performers 9 - 17 years old who want to develop routines on their apparatus of choice. Performers and coaches will collaborate to create professionally choreographed performance routines. These routines will form the base for Flip’s Performance Troupe which will perform at various events locally, provincially, nationally, or even internationally!

Please note that this class has prerequisites and requires an audition or an evaluation by a Flip Factory coach.

Winter registration is open now! Circus Auditions will be held on November 15, 2019.

Winter 2020 Rebate: Receive a 5% credit toward a future class when you pay the full balance on your program up front!

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CABARET (18 years & up)

Open to performers 18 years and up, Flip Cabaret performers will work under the direction of Flip Factory’s Artistic Director to create shows to be held in our Flip Arts theatre space. Shows will be open to the public and held on a regular basis through the year. This program is a great way for professional performers to showcase new material, workshop ideas in front of a live audience, and collaborate with professionals.

Please note that this class has prerequisites and requires an audition or an evaluation by a Flip Factory coach.

Winter registration is open now! Circus Auditions will be held on November 15, 2019.

Winter 2020 Rebate: Receive a 5% credit toward a future class when you pay the full balance on your program up front!

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Intermediate ATA (7y0m - 14y11m)

This program is open to boys and girls who have shown proficiency in circus aerials (aerial hoop, trapeze and aerial silks), tumbling, trampoline and acrobatics through Flip's Circus Sampler or a similar program. Participants will continue with skill and routine development using aerial hoop, trapeze, silks, trampoline and acrobatics performed on the floor and tumble track. The session will include an in class performance in our Flip Arts theatre!

Please note that this class has prerequisites and requires an evaluation by a Flip Factory coach.

Winter registration is open now! Circus Auditions will be held on November 15, 2019.

Winter 2020 Rebate: Receive a 5% credit toward a future class when you pay the full balance on your program up front!

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Advanced ATA (9y0m - 17y11m)

This program is open to boys and girls who have shown proficiency in circus aerials (aerial hoop, trapeze, and aerial silks), tumbling, trampoline and acrobatics through Flip's Circus Sampler or a similar program. Participants will continue with skill and routine development using aerial hoop, trapeze, silks, trampoline and acrobatics performed on the floor and tumble track. The session will include an in class performance in our Flip Arts theatre!
This program requires and evaluation or recommendation by a Flip Factory coach.

Winter registration is open now! Circus Auditions will be held on November 15, 2019.

Winter 2020 Rebate: Receive a 5% credit toward a future class when you pay the full balance on your program up front!

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Intermediate TRAC (9y0m - 14y11m)

This class is of mixed ages and levels. Lots of high flying fun for boys and girls with emphasis placed on solid, safe skill development. Events covered in TRAC include: Teeter board, trampoline, trampo wall, Russian bar, acrobatics and Chinese pole. Participants have an opportunity to learn new skills, fine tune existing skills and develop mini-routines on various apparatus. A strong base in circus, gymnastics, trampoline, or similar sport is required. The session will include an in class performance in our Flip Arts theatre.

Please note that this class has prerequisites and requires an evaluation by a Flip Factory coach.

Winter registration is open now! Circus Auditions will be held on November 15, 2019.

Winter 2020 Rebate: Receive a 5% credit toward a future class when you pay the full balance on your program up front!

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Advanced TRAC (9y0m - 17y11m)

This class is of mixed ages and levels. Lots of high flying fun for boys and girls with emphasis placed on solid, safe skill development. Events covered in TRAC include: Teeter board, trampoline, trampo wall, Russian bar, acrobatics and Chinese pole. Participants have an opportunity to learn new skills, fine tune existing skills and develop mini-routines on various apparatus. A strong base in circus, gymnastics, trampoline, or similar sport is required. The session will include an in class performance in our Flip Arts theatre.

This program requires and evaluation or recommendation by a Flip Factory coach.

Winter registration is open now! Circus Auditions will be held on November 15, 2019.

Winter 2020 Rebate: Receive a 5% credit toward a future class when you pay the full balance on your program up front!

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CIRCUS AERIALS (15 years and up)

This fully structured Circus Aerials class will take beginners to intermediate students through aerial silks, trapeze, and hoop. Classes will be separated into smaller groups and coached at a skill appropriate level. Each class will also include apparatus-specific conditioning in strength and flexibility. No experience is required! This is a great way to work toward your fitness goals, get back in shape, and have fun. Members of this program will also have access to Open Training for a discounted price.

Winter registration is open now!

Winter 2020 Rebate: Receive a 5% credit toward a future class when you pay the full balance on your program up front!

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OPEN TRAINING (15 years & up)

This is a great opportunity for circus artists to train in one of Western Canada's best equipped circus facilities. This drop-in provides rigging points for a variety of apparatus: Aerial silks, aerial hoop, static trapeze, corde de lis, and cloud swing. Trampoline & tumble track are open as well. You can bring your own equipment or use Flip's. A Flip supervisor will be on hand however, this is not a structured class. Intermediate to advanced participants are welcome.

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