Blue Troupe Requirements
Strength: Must be able to do 4 out of 6
1 pull up
10 push ups
20 sit ups
10 arch ups
20 second hold hollow body
20 second plank on forearms
Flexibility: Must be able to do 3 out of 7
Right leg split
Left leg split
Bridge with straight arms and open shoulders
Standing touch toes 10 seconds
Pike touch toes 10 seconds
Straddle with both elbows down 10 seconds
Acro: Must be able to do ALL
Dive forward roll
Handstand forward roll
Base OR fly 2-high
Juggling: Must be able to do ALL
25 catches with 3 balls
At least 2 tricks with balls
25 catches with 3 clubs
Other: Must be able to do ALL
Be able to perform a one minute solo act in the discipline of your choice
Able to balance either a feather OR stick on forehead for 10 seconds
Climb up and down fabric
Up to sitting and standing on trapeze
Other Masteries: Must be able to do 3 out of 4
Rolla Bola master
-Having the desire to improve your skills and be good at Circus Arts.
-Being able to work independently in a focused atmosphere.
-Being able to teach basic skills in several circus disciplines in an inspiring manner.
-Having prior experience in a circus class or summer camp, or an equivalent movement activity.
-Possessing the primary attributes of an FGC Trouper:
- the willingness to learn new skills,
-the ability to work well with others,
-and the love for performing – and teaching – circus arts.