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Green Troupe

Day and Time: 

Location

Fridays: 3:30-6pm
Saturdays: 12-2:30pm

Circus Studio- High Mowing School Campus

Ted Lawrence and Jon Roitman

Instructors

Winter Season

Tuition

Single Day Tuition: $200
Both Days: $400

Start Date

January 13, 2023

End Date

February 4, 2023

Enrollment Deadline

Financial Aid Deadline

December 1, 2022

December 7, 2022

About

Green Troupe focuses on building a strong and broad foundation in the FGC core circus skills. Troupers also work on developing stage presence, and create a full show, which is performed throughout the season at local venues.

Open by audition (contact Jon) to teens in grades 5-10 who have previous circus experience, or experience in an equivalent movement activity (dance, gymnastics, martial arts, etc.)

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FGC Green Troupe Director and Head Coach, Jonathon Roitman, runs training and rehearsals, in collaboration with other coaches. Extra practice sessions may be called if needed to prepare a performance. Troupers are expected to practice on their own or with friends during the week. ​

*Most of FGC’s bookings occur on weekends, and we expect that most show opportunities will occur on Saturdays. Troupers who are enrolled in the Saturday option will perform by default in Saturday gigs (e.g. Pumpkin Festival, Children and the Arts, etc.). Troupers electing the Tuesday/Friday option will have excellent training time in lieu of performance opportunities. Troupers wanting to perform on some Saturdays, but not all, should enroll in any option that includes Saturdays and inform us of any conflicting dates as they arise.



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Skill Requirements
1. Juggle 3 balls fluidly 2. Forward roll and a cartwheel 3. Perform a one minute solo act in the discipline of your choice Qualities of a Green Trouper include:​ 1. Motivation to improve your skills and be good at circus arts. 2. The ability to work independently in a focused atmosphere. 3. Prior experience in a circus class, summer camp, or an equivalent movement activity (e.g. dance, gymnastics, martial arts). 4. Willingness to learn new skills. 5. The ability to work well with others. 6. Interest in performing – and teaching – circus arts.
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