Zip Zap Academy: +27 (21) 421 8622

Zip Zap is one of Africa’s largest and most progressive academy of circus arts with five outreach programmes, three youth programmes, one professional course and a year-long events calendar.

Due to Covid19 lockdown restrictions and as part of our risk management protocols we are not accepting any additional international exchange participants until further notice.

Zip Zap offers:

An artistic residency at Zip Zap Circus School would benefit participants in the following ways:

  • A fully resourced venue to train in, including aerial and ground equipment, sound and lighting, and a 17m x 9m stage
  • The opportunity to join ongoing classes at Zip Zap, including dance, acrobatics, aerial disciplines, conditioning, stretching
  • Presentation of your ongoing work and feedback from management
  • Subsidised accommodation in our student residence, where rent, electricity, water, food, laundry and wifi are completely covered

Current Interns

Brin

Brin Schoellkopf

USA

(Tight Wire, Dance, Improvisation, videography)

Edouard

Edouard Schneider

France

(Physiotherapy)

Samuel

Samuel Renaud

Canada

(Russian cradle, hand-to-hand)

Sabine

Sabine van Rensburg

Canada/South Africa

(Scarf, Trapeze, Acrobatic dancing, Flyer)

Zip Zap Circus School is looking for applicants to the artistic residency who, in return for the benefits listed above:

Can teach a minimum of 10 hours of classes per week
Can assist in general events at Zip Zap Circus
Can assist in spreading the word about Zip Zap Circus

Contact us here if you wish to apply. 

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