Stilts Workshop

If you ever thought in joining the Circus, to have a go with a very impressive but not unreachable skill… or simply to give life a look from different prospective… here’s your chance.

Zig Zag Circus, Adelaide based Circus Company, will be hosting an absolute beginners Stilts workshop. So, if you are thinking in being in South Australia in the next few weeks, contact us to secure your place.

Here is some few details, for more info click here.

Date: Sundays 17th and 24th of October 2010
Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm each day (total 3 hours of workshop)
Venue: William Light R-12 School hall (Errington Street, Plympton)
Cost: $45 per person total for both sessions (family discount applies)

Please wear firm, enclosed shoes and long pants to this workshop. Stilts and knee pads are provided.

Stay blogged.



About Arte Commedia aka Alessandro Gavello

Alessandro Gavello. Circus & Theatre performer by passion, Artistic Director by skill, Teacher by nature, Actor by trade, Practitioner of Commedia dell'Arte based in South Australia by fate, Sport Pioneer and NLP Practitioner by Choice. Born in Italy in 1974. Practiced Martial Arts (Ju tai jutsu) for several years, then, during his studies in becoming a PE Teacher, decided to explore a little further the Arts. Berlin Gymnaestrada in 1995 as an acrobat, Argentinean Tango performance on stilts to celebrate the New Millennium in Torino (31-12-1999), as a student at the Moscow Circus school in 2002, Physical Theatre studies (Lecoq method) for 3yrs (2001-2004), and the "International School of Comic Acting & Commedia dell'Arte" with A. Fava in 2004. Landed in Australia in 2005, performed and taught Circus and Commedia to more than 50,000 audience members since then. Based in Adelaide, South Australia, working and living doing what he likes the most and has a passion for; has been called for 3yrs in a row to be a lecturer at the Italian University in Movement Science in subjects related to the Performing Arts, movement education and body awareness. In his latest adventure he is introducing a new Sport to Australian sports lovers. It's called Hit Ball and it's just arrived, from one of the most inventive minds on the Planet, directly from Italy, where it built a solid reputation in the last few years! Check more info on blog: or on Facebook:
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