Events & Masterclasses
Unit 15 Creation Space was set up as a professional training and events space by The Invisible Circus - with the circus and performing arts community in mind. Since opening we have hosted a wide array of events and masterclasses from Aerial Rigging Fundamentals and Hair Hanging, to touring theatre and circus shows, and members scratch nights.
Find out more about regular and upcoming one-off events below...
Rigging Fundamentals for Aerial Performance
Two Day Course | 10am - 3pm | £285
Monday 27th & Tuesday 28th March 2023
This highly acclaimed two day course will teach you the basics and not so basics of aerial performance and circus rigging. Bryan will cover theoretical and practical elements that every aerialist and circus technician should know!
Delegates should ideally come from an aerial or technical background, but the course may also be of interest to people working in the administration side of the industry.
The course is delivered in English, candidates will be expected to take notes and there will be a multiple choice theory test on day two.
A comprehensive course manual is provided, and delegates will receive certification upon completion.
For more information on Bryan and High Performance visit www.highperformancerigging.com
5 early bird places available at £250
10 general release places at £285
We ask for a £50 non-refundable deposit to secure your spot on this course.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place!
CLOWNING - A 3-Day Workshop with Fraser Hooper
Dates: Monday 5th - Wednesday 7th June 2023
Times: 10am - 5pm
Location: SPARKS - Rehearsal Space 2
Early Bird: £190
General Release: £220
To book: email email@example.com
Exercise those funny bones with award winning funny man Fraser Hooper.
Through improvisation, rhythm and play participants will discover the joys of seriously clowning around in a practical workshop that shows you how to build material into comic routines. Topics covered will include working the audience, developing style, directing and object theatre. Clowns on film will provide an additional feature to the class.
Fraser Hooper has taught clown in over twenty countries and was for twelve years the resident clown tutor at The National Institute for Circus in London. Now resident in New Zealand he juggles his year performing and teaching around the world. He concentrates on rhythm and play and specialises in teaching effective methods of how to give great feedback.
“Fraser delivers clearly and with much joy, the principles and practices that make his own work as a clown so brilliant. I came away with solid tools for creation and performance that will have a positive impact on my own work for years to come."
Pete Sweet USA
“I learnt more about stage craft in his workshop than I'd learnt in years of training, Fraser Hooper is brilliant.”
Suzanne Andrade, 1927, UK
GRAVITY CIRCUSTWO WEEKS INTENSIVE COURSE
Gravity’s professional program is designed for aspiring circus artists who are looking to push their training to the next level. Classes include aerial hoop, trapeze, rope, silks, straps, aerial conditioning, aerial movement, flexibility, mobility and Aerial Technique
Monday 3rd July - Friday 14th July 2023
Timings: 10am - 5pm
Where: Unit 15
With: The best tutors from all over the world, widely known for their elite levels of education and performance. And director Yam Doyev with over 20 years experience in the global circus industry.
Prices: £400 one week (5 days) £725 for the full two weeks course (10 days)
£95 per day
HOW TO BOOK:
Potential candidates can apply by sending Gravity Circus a video that can include any physical abilities including aerial acrobatics, floor acrobatics, dance, handstand, martial arts etc. This footage can be from a performance or a training session. Footage should be up to 3 min long. Please send video to:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Whatsapp: +44 (0) 7885462436 Or via website: www.gravitycircusschool.com
Based on our years of experience, running professional circus programs in London and all around the UK / Europe, we decided to create a two weeks program that provides students with the same intensity as our previous program, only shorter!
Circus Jam: Every Sunday
Sundays | 6pm - 9pm | £4
Bristol Circus Jam hold their weekly social at Unit 15, for all floor-based disciplines.
A place to practice, meet new people, collaborate and share, for all things floor based (that don’t use the rigging) - all props welcome! Plenty of space for hula hoopers, spinners, jugglers and anyone else that requires space.
There will be tea and biscuits and music and lovely people.
A chill end to the weekend, to set you up for the week ahead!
For more info on the group or to contact the team, head to the Bristol Circus Jam page or send them an email: