Circus Trans Formation Ireland 2022
In 2022, Dublin Circus Project, Galway Community Circus, Cloughjordan Circus Club and Circus Factory recruited participants for a 20-day professional training-for-trainers programme for Social Circus teachers. The programme was open to Ireland-based circus and/or youthwork practitioners, and was delivered between January and June 2022.
Thanks to funding from the Arts Council’s Capacity Building Support Scheme, the training programme was provided free of charge (course value is €2000 per participant). Participant were given a stipend of up to €450 for attending the full programme to support their travel, accommodation and subsistence costs. (Participants were required to organise their own accommodation and food).
Circus Trans Formation Europe
The Circus Trans Formation programme is a mechanism by the Youth and Social Circus Network Caravan membership to deliver 20-day trainings with support from Erasmus+. Participating circus trainers take four modules in four different international circus schools, joining circus trainers from across the world.
Galway Community Circus has sent 11 Irish based circus artists and educators to date to complete the Circus Trans Formation training.
More information can be found at the links below.