CATE Sharing Experience in Prague – 27-29.09.19

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CATE (Circus for Adults Training Europe) is a circus pedagogy teaching system, taught in the workshop by it’s co-inventor – Tomasso Negri from Italy and Marjolein Wagter from Netherlands.

Target group:
Circus pedagogues / trainers, interested in games as a means of work with their groups

Meeting’s goals:
– creating experience and knowledge sharing space
– showing the participants new games to use in their work
– participants and teachers sharing their experiences and knowledge
– working on enhancing group dynamics and motivation
– defining teacher’s role in a group

The trainers:

– circus artist and lecturer
– specializing in juggling and object manipulation
– co-founder of Brothers in a T-Shirt group
– recently focuses on working with the youth, circus pedagogy and developing social circus in Czech Republic

– specializing in acrobatics and juggling
– sports education and music studies graduate
– together with Pavla Roznickova created the flying acrobats duo – Circus TeTy

– French clown and acrobat
– focuses on physical theatre
– teaches different circus disciplines
– most interested in games in the circus pedagogy field

The participans:
11 participants from Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia

Participants’ feedback:
“The social games training in Prague was prepared in a professional way, with a programme that could fit diverse groups of participants. The teachers Adam and Marc shared with us a lot of their positive attitude and encouraging energy so that everyone got really involved in all of the exercises. There was everything that we needed: a lot of playing, laughing and training but also theory that helped us to understand what are we actually doing and why.” – Hanna Śmiałowska

“To były bardzo merytoryczne trzy dni. Obydwaj prowadzący – Adam i Chris (pewnie jego imię zupełnie inaczej się pisze) byli świetnie przygotowani i jest to chyba jedyne szkolenie na jakim byłem w dziedzinie cyrku, na którym praktycznie wszędzie wyrabialiśmy się czasowo (były obsuwy, fakt, ale żadna nie sprawiła, że miałem poczucie, że coś było niezaplanowane albo przeszacowane, raczej że wytworzyła się taka ilość treści do przegadania, przepracowania, że żal było przerywać).” – Łukasz Pieczykolan

How it looked like:

Partners: OZ CirKusKus (SL), Hungarian Juggling Association (HUN), Zahrada (CZ), Fundacja Miasto Projekt (PL)

Project implemented with Visegrad Fund

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