To take "ordinary" kids (including "youth-at-risk") and provide them with the resources to develop skills, through the medium of Circus Arts, that will develop them as young leaders, good citizens, ambassadors for South Africa, and make them eminently employable.
To provide innovative cutting edge professional training and entertainment thereby providing opportunities for youth to fulfill their potential and contributing to the growth of a healthy nation.
To form mutually beneficial partnerships with our funders and others who wish to be associated with Zip Zap.
Zip Zap is an innovative School of Circus Arts, inspiring and empowering young people.
Zip Zap creates a platform for students (and partners) with a chance to turn dreams into reality providing an open door to a fun, safe place, with a sense of family and a clear focus to shape their confidence, skills and worth, critical to moving on as a new South Africa.
That is what we call “Circus Magic”.
Our values give us the ability to live what we have learned, and believe in what we do.
Ethical - we ask of ourselves and others that we walk our talk, practice transparency, safeguard our reputation, provide safe,child friendly space and keep in mind always that how we do what we do, matters.
Transformational - engaging with us is guaranteed to totally and irrevocably change your life whether as a learner, a patron, a supplier or a friend.
Teamwork - investing in building the team to carry the legacy 50 years from now is what we do Trust - Commitment - Community - Non discriminating - Family
Passionate and Resilient - what we do is never just a job....and it shows.
Accountability and Sustainability - it is our opinion and expectation of others that it's not enough to just do your job - it's about accepting responsibility for the best result possible and being part of the solution not the problem should things go wrong.
AND, ABOVE ALL . . . FUN!