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Pirates of the Carabina are acknowledged throughout the circus world as the originators of counter-weight aerial acts. We are known internationally for our professional development training programmes, particularly in the field of aerial choreography, tent and circus rigging and in the counterweighted performance technique we pioneered over a decade ago.

We offer training, mentoring and masterclasses for performance professionals, sharing our world-class expertise in counter-weight aerial acts, aerial choreography, technique, tent and circus rigging. All training is delivered by members of the Pirates of the Carabina team of professionals.

We also offer specialist intensive masterclasses for experienced theatre and circus professionals as well as training support to venues who are interested in programming circus but not quite sure how go about it.

How to Say YES!

A practical training workshop for venues considering hosting circus

1/2 day / full day, practical seminar looking at the practical, logistical and creative aspects involved in hosting circus and large physical theatre productions, whilst meeting your legal requirements and supporting your wider programming targets. For promoters, producers, theatre technicians, stage managers and programmers. Detailed outline fo the session/s available on request.

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The generous sharing of experience, expertise and knowledge has expanded the scope of circus skills we teach and taken our performances to a new level

Belinda Hultgren, Circus Arts Australia

Design Consultancy

We also provide design consultancy for venues, promoters and arts organisations.