Tag Archives: training

TEACHERS

Jul 02nd 2014 in category Current projects
  Upswing are recruiting and training new teachers to join our ever-expanding Education Program.   Upswing prides itself on the high quality of our teaching work. Our approach is a highly inclusive one and we are committed to making aerial...
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Flying and Falling…Discussion and development with Entelechy Arts participants

Mar 13th 2014 in category In Development
Following the development of What Happens in The Winter, a partnership with Entelechy Arts has allowed further exploration work around ageing. Our first sessions happened as part of Meet Me at the Albany and ended in one of the...
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Reflections on Join the Dots from event facilitator Orit Azaz

Mar 13th 2014 in category Current projects
There are few opportunities for robust critical debate about our work, especially in the area of contemporary circus. Upswing took a bold and refreshing approach with Join the Dots, by inviting a group of peers, collaborators, partners and critical...
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Journal for Step Up Summer Masterclass- Here’s what Kemi had to say about day 2:

Sep 11th 2012 in category Archive
BACK TO CIRCUS- MASTERCLASS WITH UPSWING! I was actually dreading today…SILKS….ahhhhhh! Weird really, from past training this has always been my favorite and strongest apparatus. I think the fear came more from the fact that I know I have...
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Journal for Step Up Summer Masterclass- Here’s what Jessica had to say about day 4:

Aug 30th 2012 in category Archive
Bruised a lot as expected. I say this with a smile  This sounds very strange, but I wanted to feel that burn again, I wanted those marks of achievement. Those burn marks on the back of my legs represent...
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Journal for Step Up Summer Masterclass- Here’s what Sarah had to say about day 3:

Aug 30th 2012 in category Archive
As I enter the room on our third day of training, it looks more like a playground of the future. Having learnt the basics on each piece of equipment I can’t help but see the possibilities of them being part of my work,...
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Journal for Step Up Summer Masterclass- Here’s what Dina had to say about day 2:

Aug 30th 2012 in category Archive
I was thrilled to see Vicki’s head popping out of a little hole in the ceiling at the beginning of the class, it could only mean one thing – she was rigging the silks! Although rather smelly (the silks,...
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Journal for Step Up Summer Masterclass- Here’s what Siu had to say about day 1:

Aug 30th 2012 in category Archive
What a difference a year makes. I haven’t trained much since the first step up session last year and was raring to go today. Everything seemed the same minus a few folk and a new location but it seemed...
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