Wires Crossed – A Balancing Act for Europe (Level 1)

Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership Project (2017-2018)

The project saw the development of the world’s first pedagogic methodology for teaching FunLine and funambulism as a participatory activity, and training in this methodology for 12 European circus tutors from Belgium, Ireland and Germany facilitated by Denis Josselin and Bruno Frenette.

Lead Partner:
Galway Community Circus

Other Partners:
Ecole de Cirque de Bruxelles (BE), CABUWAZI (DE)

Wires Crossed – A Balancing Act For Europe (Level 2)

Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership Project (2018-2019)

Follow up to the Level 1 training looking at teaching funambulism at intermediate level and training in rigging and health and safety. Delivery of this training to 12 youth circus tutors from Belgium, Ireland and Germany facilitated by Denis Josselin and Bruno Frenette.

Lead Partner:
Galway Community Circus

Other Partners:
Ecole de Cirque de Bruxelles (BE), CABUWAZI (DE)

Wires Crossed: Balance Your Fear

Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership Project (2018-2019)

Development of methodology for using funambulism to work with people recovering from trauma, and training in this methodology for 12 youth circus tutors from Germany, Belgium, Czech Republic and Sweden. Facilitated by Denis Josselin and Bruno Frenette.

Lead Partner:
CABUWAZI (DE)

Other Partners:
Ecole de Cirque de Bruxelles (BE), CIRQUEON (CZ), Cirkus Cirkör (SE)

Wires Crossed: Mind Your Balance

Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership Project (2019-2020)

The programme focuses on training for trainers, where 12 youth circus tutors from the four EU countries will train in teaching funambulism as a tool for engaging and supporting youth experiencing mental health difficulties. Facilitated by Bruno Frenette.

Lead Partner:
Galway Community Circus

Other partners:
Ecole de Cirque de Bruxelles (BE), Zaltimbanq’ Zircus (LUX), The Serious Road Trip Romania

Wires Crossed: Balance 2020

Erasmus+ KA1 funded project, taking place in August 2020 in Galway.

A Youth Exchange for 48 young people from 6 EU countries exploring well-being, mental health and creativity, working up to a group performance for the tightwire crossing of the River Corrib and Claddagh Basin in Galway in August 2020.

Lead Partner:
Galway Community Circus

Other partners:
Ecole de Cirque de Bruxelles (BE), CABUWAZI (DE), CIRQUEON (CZ), Cirkus Cirkör (SE), The Serious Road Trip Romania (RO)