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14 July 2021
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Circus tricks and physical creative expression are major features of a series of workshops kicking off in the Wimmera.
Arapiles Community Theatre Natimuk will use a $10,000 VicHealth grant to offer a series of circus workshops for young people in the town.
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Wobbly Spoon performers No Mi and Dawa Che will lead the program ‘A Splash of Circus’ starting tomorrow at Soldiers Memorial Hall.
Theatre general co-manager Hannah French said the workshops expanded on a program that concluded in March 2021.
“That program was a really lovely opportunity for people to come together after the craziness that was 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic,” she said.
“There was such positive feedback we thought it would be lovely to do it again.” The National Institute of Circus Arts-trained performers moved to Natimuk after spending four years in China.
Ms French said the pair was well-known for amazing physical performances.
“No Mi is a whizz at hula-hooping and Dawa is an amazing juggler,” she said.
Wobbly Spoon will offer the workshop until late October and will develop a performance for the Nati Frinj Biennale.
Ms French said there were still places available for people aged eight to 18 to join the program.
People can visit http://actnatimuk.com/a-splash-of-circus and follow the link to the online registration form.
– Dylan De Jong