The children go behind the scenes of the circus.
The magician is their guide : the history of the circus and the daily lives of the travelling acrobats is revealed to them ; the techniques behind each act are illustrated by examples of strength, suppleness and balance.
The most aventurous children can try their hand at this disciplines.
The performance is followed by a moment when the children and the artists can exchange views about the circus.
"Behind the Circus Scenes" is a way of educating children about the different disciplines around the world of the circus.
It is also shows a fascinating world where dream and magic remain omnipresent.
Duration : 1 h (follow by a time for a discussion)
Number of artists : 5
This can be easily adapted to schools, libraries, theatres, ...
Public : from the age of 5