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Bo Clay

Name: Bo Clay Age: 14 Time/years active at Greentop: 2011 – present Favourite discipline: Aerial silks/tissu Where I am/what I am doing now: I’m working towards my GCSEs and studying circus skills outside of school. Favourite joke: How many tickles does it take to make an octopus laugh?  Ten tickles…! Quote summarising the impact Greentop...

James Harkness
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James Harkness

Name: James Harkness Age: Too old for this shizzle, but too young to realise it. Active at Greentop 2000 – 2018, in the following capacities:  2000 – 2002, trapeze and acrobatics evening classes and weekend workshops; 2002, full-time student on the three-month Circus In Performance course; 2005 – 2012, Enterprise and Events Manager; 2014 –...

Corde Lisse
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Corde Lisse

Corde lisse is an aerial circus skill or act that involves acrobatics on a vertically hanging rope. The name is French for “smooth rope”.

Holiday Activities
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Holiday Activities

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Dr Nina Kane

Name: Dr. Nina Kane Age: 48 Years active at Greentop: 2001 – present.  I first came into contact with Greentop when I was on the Board at Leeds Children’s Circus.  In my time here I have worn several different ‘hats’, including parent of a student on the CAT scheme, MC at various cabarets, and Trustee....

Dot Hatcher
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Dot Hatcher

Name:  Dot Hatcher Age: 31 Years active at Greentop:  2018 – present In what capacity I was involved with Greentop:  Lead Teacher Favourite discipline (if applicable):  I really enjoy all circus skills but if I had to choose; acrobalance. Where I am/what I am doing now:  I am still enjoying my role as Lead Teacher 😊...

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Hire Of Rig

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Hire Of Venue
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Hire Of Venue

Greentop’s venue is available for hire and is an ideal studio space for: photo shoots film and video shoots rehearsal Dance and performance events   Facilities Include: 13m x 7m studio Semi sprung floor Self contained kitchen Black out Sound and light rig Acrobatic and aerial rigging and equipment

Hire Of Equipment
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Hire Of Equipment

Greentop have an extensive list of equipment for hire for both amateurs and professionals to use.

Festivals
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Festivals

Greentop can add a new dimension to festivals by offering flexible performances (both on a rig and walk around) aswell as workshops for both adults and children.

School Workshops
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School Workshops

Circus in Schools Circus is a really exciting way to engage young people, particularly those with different approaches to learning and has a proven impact on children’s physical literacy, self esteem and co-ordination. Article: The Impact of Circus Arts Instruction on the Physical Literacy of Children in Grades 4 and 5 We offer a range of programmes...

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Corporate Events

As the only circus centre in the region, with over 20 years’ experience, we have access to some of the best artists around, including local talent and international quality acts. ​All of our artists and tutors and experienced professionals with full public liability insurance and DBS checks. Meet and Greet, Mix and Mingle and roving...

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Youth Workshops

By participating in a circus workshop, children will be challenged and have fun in a safe and supportive environment. It’s an opportunity to learn new skills and engage in friendly competition with friends. Our professional tutors will guide children through their circus journey in our purpose designed circus space.

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Adult Workshops

Try a circus workshop for an unforgettable stag or hen party. Our programmes are also a great way to meet new people and have fun with old friends before the wedding, birthdays or other celebrations.

Family Circus
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Family Circus

A great session designed for the both grown ups and children to participate in. Plenty of fun activities to enjoy together.

Handstands
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Handstands

A handstand is the act of supporting the body in a stable, inverted vertical position by balancing on the hands. In a basic handstand, the body is held straight with arms and legs fully extended, with hands spaced approximately shoulder-width apart and the legs together.

Aerial classes
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Aerial classes

Hoop, Trapeze & Silks skills will be taught with conditioning and warm ups / warm downs.​ For 8 -16 year olds.

Hoop
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Hoop

The aerial hoop is a circular steel apparatus suspended from the ceiling, on which circus artists may perform aerial acrobatics. It can be used static, spinning, or swinging.

Silks
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Silks

Aerial silks is a type of performance in which one or more artists perform aerial acrobatics while hanging from a fabric. The fabric may be hung as two pieces, or a single piece, folded to make a loop, classified as hammock silks. Performers climb the suspended fabric without the use of safety lines and rely...

Trapeze
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Trapeze

A trapeze is a short horizontal bar hung by ropes or metal straps from a support. Trapeze acts may be static, spinning, swinging or flying, and may be performed solo, double, triple or as a group.

Acrobalance
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Acrobalance

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Pilates
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Pilates

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Neighbourhood Programme
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Neighbourhood Programme

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Home Ed Circus
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Home Ed Circus

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