Classes

Enrolments for term 3 are now open

Term Dates:
Monday 17th July to Sunday 24th September

The enrollment link will take you to our parent-portal. If you are new to Westside Circus you will need to create an account to submit an enrollment.

Scroll down for our Winter Holiday Program

21 Anniversary Showcase

Performances by circus students from a selection of classes, supported by Westside Circus Troupe and the Melbourne Clowning Troupe.

Thursday 16 June 6.30pm at the Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre

Term 3 Program

Circus Family (3-5yrs)

Circus fun with toddler and adult working together to find new ways to play together and enhance balance and coordination
Mondays: 11 am – 12:15 pm $250
Fridays: 9:30 am – 10:45 am $250
Saturdays: 9:30 am – 10:45 am $250

Kinder Circus (4-5yrs)

Introducing kids only kinder circus! For a smooth transition into primary classes, the kinder circus teaches kids a basic introduction to circus through games and fun play.
Mondays: 9.45 am – 10.45 am $250
Fridays: 11 am – 12 pm $250

Our youth program is for young people from Prep to High School and beyond, for all skill levels. The program is structured to deliver fun and engaging activities as well as providing a pathway to focused skills progression and performance opportunities, through our youth Performance Troupe.

Entry level and advanced levels teaching a wide range of circus skills including aerials, tumbling, acrobalance, juggling, hula hoops, tight wire, walking globe, rola bola and more!

L1/2 Monday 4 pm – 5.30 pm $250
L1/2 Tuesday 4 pm – 5.30 pm $250
L2/3 Wednesday 4 pm – 5.30 pm $250
L1/2 Thursday 4.30 pm – 6 pm $250
Junior Clowning Friday 4pm – 5.30pm $250
L1/2 Saturday 11 am – 12.30 pm $250
L2/3 Saturday 1 pm – 2.30 pm $250

Entry level and advanced levels teaching a wide range of circus skills including aerials, tumbling, acrobalance, juggling, hula hoops, tight wire, walking globe, rola bola and more!

L1/2/3 Monday 4 pm – 6 pm $320
L2/3 Tuesday 4 pm – 6 pm $320
L1/2 Wednesday 4 pm – 6 pm $320
Tumbling/Aerials Thursday 6 pm – 8 pm $320
L1/2 Saturday 10.30 am – 12.30 pm $320
L2/3 Saturday 1 pm – 3 pm $320
Troupe Tuesday (by invitation only)
6 pm – 8 pm & Saturday 3 pm – 5 pm $320

Entry level and advanced levels teaching a wide range of circus skills including aerials, tumbling, acrobalance, juggling, hula hoops, tight wire, walking globe, rola bola and more!

L1/2 Tuesady 4 pm – 6 pm $320
L2/3 Wednesday 6 pm – 8 pm $320
Tumbling/Aerials Thursday 6 pm – 8 pm $320
Troupe Tuesday (by invitation only)
6 pm – 8 pm & Saturday 3 pm – 5 pm $320

Designed to find the circus YOU can do! Workshops are aimed at people with disabilities with siblings and friends encouraged to join in.. In the younger class parents and carers are actively involved, whilst in the older class this can be decided on an individual basis. MY Circus classes run fortnightly on Sundays during school terms.

Younger age group: 10am – 11:30am
Older age group: 12pm – 1:30pm
cost $210

Term 3 Dates for MY Circus classes:
16/07/2017; 30/07/2017; 13/08/2017;
27/08/2017; 10/09/2017; 24/09/2017

General Circus Classses

General Circus for Adults: Wednesdays 6.30pm – 8pm $250
Clowning with Liz Skitch: Mondays 6.30pm – 9.30pm $200.
(6 sessions per term, please go here for announcements)

Advanced Skills Classes

We can offer specialised advanced skills classes by demand. Please let us know if you are interested in any particular skills area. (Minimum of 5 participants required to run a class)

Open training

Opportunities for open training during office hours Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, depending on space availability.
Refer to our open training calendar. (Subject to changes on short notice, please make sure to check availability before you rock up)
Cost: $5 per person per session

Winter Holiday Program – 3rd to 6th July

Monday 3rd July

Intro to Circus Primary

Age 5 to 8 yrs
10 am to 12 pm
$35

Intro to circus

This class gives a general introduction to circus. It covers areas like balancing, juggling, tumbling and some aerials.

Intro to Circus Pre-teen

Age 9 to 12 yrs
10 am to 12 pm
$35

Intro to Circus Pre-teen

This class gives a general introduction to circus. It covers areas like balancing, juggling, tumbling and some aerials.

Primary Clowning

Age 5 to 8 yrs
1 pm to 3 pm
$35

Primary Clowning

Introduction to clowning for Kids who like to be funny.

Tuesday 4th July

Intro to Circus Primary

Age 5 to 8 yrs
10 am to 12 pm
$35

Intro to circus

This class gives a general introduction to circus. It covers areas like balancing, juggling, tumbling and some aerials.

Intro to Circus Pre-teen

Age 9 to 12 yrs
10 am to 12 pm
$35

Intro to Circus

This class gives a general introduction to circus. It covers areas like balancing, juggling, tumbling and some aerials.

Hip Hop Body Awareness

Age 8 to 12 yrs
1 pm to 3 pm
$35

Hip Hop Body Awareness

Provides a different approach to body movement, on a dynamic, challenging and fun format.

Wednesday 5th July

Club Acro

Age 6 to 15 yrs
10 am to 12 pm
$35

Club Acro

Acro-balance involves partner and teamwork, creating human pyramids, and balancing acts.


German Wheel

Height requirements
155 cm to 175 cm
1 pm to 3 pm
$35

German Wheel

Following on from our successful German Wheel workshop, this is an opportunity to get to know the apparatus, or expand on already existing skills.


Thursday 6th July

Aerials Beginners

Age 6 to 15 yrs
10 am to 12 pm
$35

Aerials Beginners

Beginners class for those who want to have a go at the basic aerials apparatus, like trapeze and silks.



Unicycle Beginners

Age 6 to 15 yrs
12.30 pm to 2 pm
$35

Unicycle Beginners

Learn to ride on one wheel, this class is suitable for beginners.

Unicycle Advanced

Age 6 to 15 yrs
2 pm to 3.30 pm
$35

Unicycle Advanced

This class is suitable for Kids woth some experience on the unicycle.