Warehouse Circus is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the mental and physical health of young people through the medium of social circus.
Warehouse Circus has been providing social circus classes in Canberra since 1990. We have a host of programs including core circus programs for beginner, intermediate and advanced performers, adult classes, school holiday programs, and workshops and performances for community festivals and other events.
We foster a co-operative environment rather than a competitive one, and aim to give everyone an opportunity to learn fun skills. We provide performance opportunities including theatrical works devised by our young artists with guest professionals from the circus and wider arts industry.
Warehouse Circus helps launch careers in circus arts: Graduates from Warehouse have been invited to work with companies including Circus Oz, CiRCA, Gravity and Other Myths, Casus, Cirque Du Soleil, Highwire Events, Solid State Circus and many more. Our artists have established successful independent, award-winning companies.
From the Artistic Director:
I’m so incredibly proud of Warehouse Circus. Having grown up in Canberra, Warehouse Circus helped send me to NICA, tour internationally with Circus Oz and extensively with some great smaller Australian companies. The trainers and staff of Warehouse gave me the holistic understanding of creating circus work that helped me write, produce, direct, perform and coordinate tours of shows for my own company.
It's so exciting to see how much Warehouse has grown, and how high the average skill level of the students is now. I am excited to see the future works by these talented young artists.
- Tom Davis