1626 S. Tejon St. Colorado Springs, CO 80905 | (719) 465-6321
Now Celebrating Our 20th Season!
Creating new theatre for the Pikes Peak region

CIRCUS CLUB
Fall 2021

Learn, practise and perform the CIRCUS ARTS!

ON LINE REGISTRATION

Join us every Tuesday for circus training where you’ll receive coaching from professional circus performers in a multitude of  disciplines including acrobatics, aerial silks, trapeze, stilt walking, juggling, unicycling, balancing tricks and clown routines.  The circus arts are an exciting hybrid of art and sport and all experience levels are welcome.  Our experienced coaches take students through all steps of the process, teaching correct techniques for each apparatus while creating a fun and supportive environment for learning and growing. Coaches: Jim Jackson, Elizabeth Fluharty, Christopher Keller

FOR AGES: 9 – 16

SESSION ONE: Tuesdays  4:00 to 6:00 pm / Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26 / 8 wks ~ $160

SESSION TWO: Tuesdays  4:00 to 6:00 pm / Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec 7, 15 / 6 wks ~ $120

REGISTRATION: 719 465-6321 / ON LINE REGISTRATION

Millibo is here for you and your kids!

Creative play is critical for the physical, emotional, and mental health of children.  For almost twenty years the Millibo has offered programming that inspires youth to grow as artists and innovators.  Our experiences running camps this summer confirm our belief in the importance of creative engagements for kids, and our ability to provide safe environments where this can happen.  The Millibo is poised to support your child’s learning through re-imagined theatre classes, camps and workshops that offer safe and exciting environments where kids can explore and grow through the performing arts.

Small class sizes, multiple outdoor learning experiences, the most talented faculty of teaching artists in the region and over twenty years of experience working with young creatives ensures a high-quality arts experiences for ages 4 to 18.

SAFETY MEASURES IN PLACE:

  • Daily screening and temperature check of all students, staff and teachers
  • Required hand-sanitization upon arrival, before eating, and at regular intervals
  • Mandatory masks or face coverings
  • Maintain physical distancing of at least 3 feet
  • Class size limited to 16 students with classes often working in smaller groups of 6 to 8
  • Limited building access – only students, teachers and staff will have building access.
  • Ensure sufficient cleaning and disinfecting of commonly touched surfaces and equipment

The safety and health of your child(ren) remains our priority, and as Coronavirus guidance continues to evolve, we will follow all guidelines and updates provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Colorado Department for Public Health and Environment for Child Care.

PHILOSOPHY: The goal of The Millibo Art Theatre’s Education Program is to provide high quality theatre arts instruction in a safe, encouraging environment. The MAT is dedicated to the belief that theatre training promotes self-esteem, builds confidence, stimulates creativity, sharpens communication skills, fosters an appreciation of teamwork, raises cultural awareness, celebrates diversity, encourages respect for self and others, and lays the foundation for a lifelong love of the arts. The study of theatre not only trains students to be better performers, it inspires them to be better people.

REGISTRATION BY PHONE 719 465 6321 or ONLINE NOW

Office Hours: Tuesday to Friday / Noon to 4pm.

REFUNDS & CANCELLATIONS:  Requests for refunds must be made two weeks before the start of a workshop. If these processes are followed, the tuition will be refunded less a $20 administration fee. There are NO REFUNDS or TRANSFERS issued after this two week period. Your full payment will be refunded if a camp or class is cancelled.


Responses from parents Summer 2020:

Thank you for having such attentive and creative leaders.

We appreciated your clear communication and safety measures around covid.

You all did AMAZING in regards to COVID response. My child had a fabulous time, and I felt confident as a parent that she was safe.

I was really happy with the way you all dealt with safety measures in camp this summer.

When we engage with the performing arts we build:

SELF-CONFIDENCE: Taking risks in class and performing for an audience teaches students to trust their ideas and abilities.

IMAGINATION: Theatre provides an outlet for making creative choices, thinking new ideas and interpreting material in expressive ways.

EMPATHY & TOLERANCE: Acting roles from different situations, time periods, and cultures promotes compassion, understanding and tolerance.

COOPERATION & COLLABORATION: Theatre invites students to creatively share and develop their creative ideas and abilities with others.

CONCENTRATION: Playing, practicing, and performing develop a sustained focus of mind, body, and voice.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Drama enhances verbal and nonverbal expression of ideas.

PROBLEM SOLVING: Creative explorations foster adaptability. quick-thinking and comfort with new ideas and approaches.

JOY: Theatre brings play, humor, and laughter to learning reducing stress and inspiring motivation.

TRUST: The social interaction and risk taking in drama develops trust in self, others, and the process.

MEMORY: Rehearsing and performing the words, movements, and cues strengthen a participants memory facility.

SOCIAL AWARENESS: Legends, myths, poems, stories, and plays build a student’s awareness of social issues from all over the world.

Author: Jim Jackson