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SAVE THE DATE FOR ZIP ZAP CIRCUS SCHOOL'S LATEST SHOW : EMACELENY SIDEWAYS
For two days only, on Friday, 11 March 2016 and Saturday, 12 March 2016,
Zip Zap’s instructors who are part of the Dare to Dream programme,
will showcase their incredible talent.


The show is presented by Zip Zap, a Non-Profit Organisation, in partnership with the National Arts Council.  “This is a not to be missed experience where the audience will have an insider’s view into what goes on at Zip Zap,” says Brent van Rensburg, co-founder of Zip Zap Circus School. “The inspiration for Emaceleni Sideways is the daily life of the performers”; Zip Zap instructors who are part of the  Dare to Dream programme which provides full time professional insertion and vocational training.”

Emaceleni Sideways is a behind-the-scenes look into circus life. “The lights, for example will be operated on stage, instead of backstage as usual, and the backstage enviroment will be visible to the audience The show has been conceptualised by Iesu Escalante, the Dare to Dream co-ordinator and the instructors so it’s a combination of Iesu’s choreohgraphy and direction and their collective artistic expression with their choice of lighting, music and costume,” adds van Rensburg.

AN INCREDIBLE TEAM OF 8 PERFORMERS
WITH 
AN EXPLOSIVE MIX OF CIRCUS PERFORMANCE

Hand-to-hand, Chinese pole, Cyr wheel, Diabolo, Rope, Acrobatics, Dance....

Jason Barnard
Jacobus Claassen

Gunther Johannes
Masixole Mbambatho
Phelelani Ndakrokra
Mosuli Ntshonga
Lunga Ngqisha
Mzukisi Thoane

SHOW TIMES
Friday 11 March 2016 – 19.00
Saturday 12 March 2016 – 15.00 and 19.00

TICKETS
R100 on Quicket

LOCATION
Zip Zap dome

ABOUT ZIP ZAP CIRCUS SCHOOL
Zip Zap Circus is a not for profit social school that was founded in Cape Town in 1992, to inspire young people and help build a new culture of peaceful coexistence in South Africa. Working with a diverse community of children from all backgrounds, Zip Zap helps children to ‘dare to dream’ and learn to make those dreams a reality. Zip Zap’s programmes are all free to participants, with financial and material support coming from individuals, organisation, corporations and foundations. In South Africa and the world, Zip Zap is recognised across Governments, Ministries of Education, Tourism, Arts & Culture and private societies, as major contributor to the development within the iconic ‘Mother City’ and providing sustainability of the circus arts in South Africa.

ABOUT THE SPONSORS 
The NAC is a national agency mandated by the Department of Arts and Culture, with the responsibility of developing South Africa’s creative industry by awarding grants to individuals and organisations in the arts  www.nac.org.za


 

When and where?



Zip Zap Circus School Dome
Founders Garden, Jan Smuts Street
Cape Town City Centre
Cape Town
South Africa
8000

Starts:
Fri 11 Mar 2016 at 7:00 PM (SAST)
Ends:
Sat 12 Mar 2016 at 7:00 PM (SAST)

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