Flying Fruit Fly Circus Yackandandah

The Flying Fruit Fly Circus has been training and touring new generations of professional circus artists for nearly 40 years and now, we are right here on your doorstep in Yackandandah.

This  new collaboration aims to enhance the range of circus, dance and drama classes on offer to our local communities. Fruities trainers will bring their specialist skills to Yackandandah to coach alongside circus professionals, and Yack locals, Xavier and Zoe Pinard.

Circus training provides many positive health and social benefits for kids and adults alike.

So give it a try, you really don’t have to run very far to join our circus. Email Zoe to find out more or enrol!


Term 2, 2019 Class Options


Pre-School CircusPre School Circus

Children will be introduced to the foundations of circus arts through skills such as tight wire, scarf juggling, hula hoops, pyramids, tumbling, mini tramps, trapeze and aerial silks. Improved development of hand eye coordination, balance, strength, confidence, spatial awareness and social skills are just some of the benefits enjoyed from this program.

Wednesday 24 Apr – 26 Jun 10.15am – 11.00am $150
Friday 26 Apr – 28 Jun 9.30am – 10.15am $150
26 Apr – 28 Jun 10.15am – 11.00am $150

 

 


School Age Circus

FFFC-Yackandandah-FeetWith a key focus on acrobatics and aerial skills, children will have fun with peers whilst developing confidence, strength, flexibility, coordination and balance. Classes are carefully designed to cater for mixed levels in a non competitive, safe environment.

Tuesday 23 Apr – 25 Jun 3.45pm – 4.45pm 7 – 8yrs $170
23 Apr – 25 Jun 4.45pm – 5.45pm 9 – 11yrs $170
Wednesday 24 Apr – 26 Jun 4.00pm – 5.00pm 7 – 8yrs $170
24 Apr – 26 Jun 5.00pm – 6.00pm 9 – 11yrs $170
Thursday 25 Apr – 27 Jun 4.00pm – 5.00pm 8 – 9yrs $170
25 Apr – 27 Jun 5.00pm – 6.00pm 10 – 13yrs $170
Friday 26 Apr – 28 Jun 4.00pm – 5.00pm 6 – 8yrs $170
26 Apr – 28 Jun 5.00pm – 6.00pm 11 – 14yrs $170
Saturday 27 Apr – 22 Jun 2.30pm – 3.30pm Siblings 7 – 11yrs $153

 

 


Aerial-FFFC-YackandandahAdults / Teenage Circus

Have fun while developing core strength, balance, flexibility and coordination. Students will be offered lessons in hula hoops, aerial skills, acrobatics, pyramids, tight wire, juggling and group skipping. In this group we enjoy watching students supporting and celebrating each others achievements and efforts.

Tuesday 23 Apr – 25 Jun 5.45pm – 6.45pm 13 – 17yrs $170
Wednesday 24 Apr – 26 Jun 9.15am – 10.15am Adults/Teens $170

 

 


Aerial-Hammock-FFFC-YackandandahAdults/Teenage Specialist Aerial Class

Students will work on aerial hammocks, aerial silks and trapezes. Time will be allocated for group work on the hammocks and for individual exploration and learning on the silks and trapezes.

Wednesday 24 Apr – 26 Jun 6.15pm – 7.15pm Hammock/Yoga $170
Thursday 25 Apr – 27 Jun 6.15pm – 7.15pm Trapeze/Skills $170
Friday 26 Apr – 28 Jun 11.00am – 12.00pm Hammock/Aerial $170

 

 


Drama with Brendan

An introduction to improvisation and storytelling. These classes use drama games and play-making to build imagination, creativity and confidence. Above all else, it’s fun!

Brendan Hogan is an educator and award-winning playwright from north-east Victoria who writes for children and young adults. He is currently the creative producer for the Yackandandah Young Players, a not-for-profit children’s theatre company which is part of Arts Yackandandah.

 

Monday 29 Apr – 24 Jun 4.30pm – 5.30pm 9 – 10yrs $153
29 Apr – 24 Jun 5.30pm – 6.30pm 11 – 13yrs $153

 

 


Dance with Chelsea Skilton

Yack-DanceThrough dance, students will improve their coordination, motor skills, rhythm and musicality in a fun and friendly environment.

Introduction to Ballet – 9:30am – 10:15am

Students will learn age appropriate ballet steps to encourage co-ordination and musicality.

Jazz & Hip Hop – 10:15am – 11:15am 

This class has a Jazz focus, students will learn a range of jazz and hip hop techniques to put together into a dance routine.

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Classical Ballet – 11:15am – 12:15pm

An introduction to classical ballet for ‘older’ children based on the ‘royal academy of dance’ syllabus.

Jazz & Hip Hop – 12:15pm – 1:15pm 

Focusing on improving strength, flexibility and co-ordination students learn a range of dance steps with a jazz style.

 

Ballet for 4 – 6yr olds Saturday 27 Apr – 22 Jun 9.30am – 10.15am $135
Jazz/Hip Hop for 8 – 10yr olds Saturday 27 Apr – 22 Jun 10.15am – 11.15am $153
Ballet for 8 – 11yr olds Saturday 27 Apr – 22 Jun 11.15am – 12.15pm $153
Jazz/Hip Hop for 11 – 13yr olds Saturday 27 Apr – 22 Jun 12.15pm – 1.15pm $153

 

 

 

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