Zip Zap Academy: +27 (0)21 421 8622

Zip Zap is a vibrant, uniquely South African social and professional circus. Through circus arts we inspire and empower young people from all walks of life to pursue their destinies. We promote social cohesion, create opportunities, unlock potential and transfer skills for life.

Zip Zap’s outreach and youth programmes are offered free of charge to all participants, with financial support garnered from individuals, individuals, governments, foundations and corporates.
Beneficiaries from the Zip Zap programmes regularly perform in world-class shows locally and internationally. The proceeds from these performances in turn fund the training and are pivotal to the sustainability of Zip Zap.

Our Vision:

A vibrant, uniquely South African social and professional circus, celebrating the Zip Zap spirit on the world stage.

Our Mission:

Through circus arts we inspire and empower young people from all walks of life to pursue their destinies. We promote social cohesion, create opportunities, unlock potential and transfer skills for life.

 

Our Values

Our values give us the ability to live what we have learned, and believe in what we do.

Accountability

We take responsibility for our actions and own our mistakes. We are solutions-orientated, embrace a culture of trust, and we ask for help.

Respect

We respect ourselves, each other, our beneficiaries, our stakeholders, Zip Zap property and the Zip Zap brand.

 

Joy

We love what we do and do what we love. We consider it a privilege to bring happiness to our beneficiaries and stakeholders. This joyfulness underpins all we do. We work hard, we celebrate our successes and have fun doing it.

Honesty

We are consistently true, transparent, real, fair and honourable. We always do the right thing (even when nobody is watching).

Family

We are a Zip Zap family. We share a sense of belonging and are connected by our common cause. At Zip Zap we strive to be a home that is welcoming, cohesive and safe. Our home is disciplined and has healthy boundaries.

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We rely entirely on donations to change lives. Our students don’t pay for any classes.

Donate today and dream with us