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Thursday, August 17
 

9:30am

Make Your Own Hat for Hat Tricks and Clowning
Limited Capacity full

Make your own weighted hat for juggling and hat tricks. Materials include foam pipe insulation, duct tape, and lightweight chain. Flips nicely! After making hats, learn a few basic comedic hat tricks. Makes a very funky hat!

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Thursday August 17, 2017 9:30am - 11:00am
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11:15am

Beginner/Intermediate Contact Juggling
Limited Capacity filling up

In this workshop, we will work on the fundamentals of contact juggling. The focus will be in three areas: butterflies, stalls and isolations. The workshop is geared to everyone from complete beginner to advanced contact juggler. Contact juggling can add elements to various circus and manipulation acts and is excellent for increasing body awareness, finger dexterity and motor coordination.

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Thursday August 17, 2017 11:15am - 12:45pm
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2:15pm

Open Level Wire Walking
Limited Capacity full

This all levels wire walking class is designed for anyone wishing to spend more time on the wire and pick up pro tips - no matter what level. You'll start by learning Sonja's walking technique, and then more experienced walkers will break off and learn higher level tricks and movements while beginners will continue to work on balance and walking with a spotter. 

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Thursday August 17, 2017 2:15pm - 3:45pm
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Friday, August 18
 

9:30am

9 Ways to a 2 High
Limited Capacity full

How many ways can you make a stack of two people? ….At least nine! We will explore drills of how to build up to these mounts and practice safely. Many entries to two high are building blocks for more challenging skills.


Prerequisites: Able to base or fly a stable 2-high for at least 15 seconds.  


Speakers
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Erica Rubinstein

The Circus Project


Friday August 18, 2017 9:30am - 11:00am
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11:15am

Open Level Mixed Props
Limited Capacity filling up

Prop manipulation with mixed props. Techniques, concepts, experimentation. 

Speakers
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Carlo Pellegrini

Amazing Grace CIRCUS!
CARLO PELLEGRINI (aka, ‘Mr. Amazing’) is AGC!’s co-founder and Artistic Director. Mr. Amazing performed for many years as White Clown, Acrobat and Ringmaster with Big Apple Circus, The Royal Lichtenstein Circus, and Piccolo Circus NYC. He was a professional dancer with int... Read More →


Friday August 18, 2017 11:15am - 12:45pm
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2:15pm

Beginner/Intermediate Contact Juggling
Limited Capacity full

In this workshop, we will work on the fundamentals of contact juggling. The focus will be in three areas: butterflies, stalls and isolations. The workshop is geared to everyone from complete beginner to advanced contact juggler. Contact juggling can add elements to various circus and manipulation acts and is excellent for increasing body awareness, finger dexterity and motor coordination.

Speakers

Friday August 18, 2017 2:15pm - 3:45pm
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Saturday, August 19
 

9:30am

Character Lab
Limited Capacity full

What makes an act memorable? Is it the skills? The choreography? The character and story? This workshop will focus on the latter, giving participants the tools to discover and play with their own characters.

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Saturday August 19, 2017 9:30am - 11:00am
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11:15am

Open Level Mixed Props
Limited Capacity full

Prop manipulation with mixed props. Techniques, concepts, experimentation. 

Speakers
avatar for Carlo Pellegrini

Carlo Pellegrini

Amazing Grace CIRCUS!
CARLO PELLEGRINI (aka, ‘Mr. Amazing’) is AGC!’s co-founder and Artistic Director. Mr. Amazing performed for many years as White Clown, Acrobat and Ringmaster with Big Apple Circus, The Royal Lichtenstein Circus, and Piccolo Circus NYC. He was a professional dancer with int... Read More →


Saturday August 19, 2017 11:15am - 12:45pm
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2:15pm

Intermediate Wire
Limited Capacity filling up

Intermediate wire walking with Claire Vercruyssen


Saturday August 19, 2017 2:15pm - 3:45pm
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Sunday, August 20
 

9:30am

9 Ways to a 2 High
Limited Capacity full

How many ways can you make a stack of two people? ….At least nine! We will explore drills of how to build up to these mounts and practice safely. Many entries to two high are building blocks for more challenging skills.


Prerequisites: Able to base or fly a stable 2-high for at least 15 seconds.  


Speakers
ER

Erica Rubinstein

The Circus Project


Sunday August 20, 2017 9:30am - 11:00am
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11:15am

Open Level Wire Walking
Limited Capacity full

This all levels wire walking class is designed for anyone wishing to spend more time on the wire and pick up pro tips - no matter what level. You'll start by learning Sonja's walking technique, and then more experienced walkers will break off and learn higher level tricks and movements while beginners will continue to work on balance and walking with a spotter. 

Speakers

Sunday August 20, 2017 11:15am - 12:45pm
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