|The Wolfville Circus Club, now in its
seventh year, is an informal group that meets twice a week during the
school year to practice and explore circus arts. Every Tuesday and
Thursday from 5:30 – 7:30, an eclectic group of circus practitioners
from all over the Valley gather to work and play together, to teach and
learn from each other.
We meet on the Acadia Campus, outside when then weather is warm and
cooperative, inside for the rest of the year.
The club is open to anyone who wants to join, from beginner to
intermediate levels to people with sophisticated circus skills. Our
members include professionals and interested amateurs, beginners to
advanced practitioners, and a mix of ages, genders and professions,
including professors, performers, students, restaurant owners and real
The focus of the Circus Club is to become more adept and extend the
range of our skills, to practice, learn from each other and to have fun.
At the club you’ll see people working on many different aspects of
circus work, such as juggling with balls, ring and clubs, working on the
diabolo, devil sticks or staff, balancing on the rola bola, riding the
unicycle, or walking the tight rope.
Every few weeks we have special workshops, where we explore some aspect
in more depth. This might be stilts, or stage fighting, or an insight
into magic or a special aspect of passing (throwing clubs or balls
between two or more people). We regularly watch short videos of circus
practitioners, and have special evenings where we watch more extended
material and relevant movies.
We also take regular trips to Halifax to the Bluenose Juggling Club, and
these activities help us to reach the next level, introduce new aspects
of training, and explore unexpected and new possibilities
much does it cost?
The club is free, and open to any one who wants to learn, so
come join us and learn more about these exciting skills!
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 – 7:30, September through to May
The Huggins Science Centre on the Acadia Campus.
When the weather’s
pleasant we meet outside, and everyone is notified by email
of any changes, so it’s helpful to be part of the regular
email list. To be part it, please send your address to firstname.lastname@example.org