Join the Circus!

International training course

Join the Circus!
Circus Arts as Tools for Social Inclusion
Training of youth workers, Budapest, Hungary
15 th to 22nd of November 2014

This project will bring 22 people from diverse backgrounds, dealing with youngsters from marginalized groups, as migrants, refugees, Roma, street children, addicted youngsters and/or youngsters from disadvantaged neighbourhoods.

The primary focus of the Training Course will be on Social Circus, the use of circus arts as tool to work with Young people. What circus arts can give, how it can be implemented within marginal groups, how it fosters social inclusion. The project is based on practical work, and includes fieldwork, in collaboration with Hungarian social circus projects.

Participants

22 participants (youthworkers, animators, activists, trainers, volunteers, etc.) that work and/or act in the urban social sector using theatre from Spain, Italy, Greece, UK, Denmark, Slovenia, Czech Republic and Hungary.

To apply
email: emmesabba@hotmail.com

Profile of the participants
We are looking for participants who:
-work with youngsters from marginalized groups
-would like to share and to explore realities and issues related to social exclusion
-have some experience in using any kind of arts that can be related with circus. (juggling, acrobatics, clowning, carnival/cabaret arts or other performative arts)
-are able to be a multiplier of the methods learnt during the training
-are able to participate on the whole duration of the training
-are able to communicate in English

Methods
Social Circus
Practical work with local youngsters
Non formal education
Simulations
Discussions
Public action

The project is funded by the Erasmus + program.

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