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2014 Bay Area Circus Arts Festival: Saturday | East Bay

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Saturday, October 4, 2014 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Alameda High School | 2201 Encinal St, Alameda, CA


2014 Bay Area Circus Arts Festival | East Bay

Meet some of the best  jugglers, unicyclists, aerialists, object manipulators, artistic athletes, acrobats, and performers of all kinds on the west coast and watch in awe as they ply their craft at the 2014 Bay Area Circus Arts Festival.

Whether you’re a master manipulator, or are interested in learning how to start tossing three balls, this is the place for you.

Free workshops include juggling, unicycling, aerial, trapeze, tightwire, belly dance, rope dart, hooping, poi, whip cracking, ball spinning, crafting balloon animals, staff spinning, card tricks, and a Renegade Show that goes ’til midnight on Friday.

2014 Bay Area Circus Arts Festival
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Alameda High School, 2201 Encinal St, Alameda
FREE

  • Friday, October 3 | 5 pm to midnight
  • Saturday, October 4 | 9 am to 6 pm
  • Sunday, October 5 | 10 am to 5 pm

All events are free, except for the Art In Motion Show at 7:30 pm on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Tickets are $15/adults; $5/children under 12. The main show features performers who have been in Cirque du Soleil, Ringling Brothers,  on the Tonight Show and America’s Got Talent. >> Get $10 Tickets – Use discount code THANKS for $5 off tickets (only good for first 50 people).

2014 Festival Schedule

Friday, October 3
5 pm to midnight

  • 6:00 pm: Juggling Basics
  • 7:00 pm: Hat Tricks
  • 7:00 pm: Unicycle Basketball
  • 7:00 pm: Contact Club
  • 7:30 pm: Fly Away With Us (Acroyoga)
  • 8:00 pm: Multiball for All
  • 9:00 pm: Intro to Whip Cracking
  • 9:30 pm to Midnight: Renegade show

Saturday, October 4
9 am to 6 pm (ticketed show until midnight)

  • 10:00 am: Unicycle Party Ride
  • 10:00 am: Juggling Basics
  • 10:30 am: Trapeze for Kids
  • 11:00 am: Unicycle for All Ages
  • 11:00 am: Learning and Teaching Club Passing
  • 11:00 am: Contact Improvisation
  • 11:00 am: Ball Spinning
  • 11:00 am: Intro to Whip Cracking
  • 12:00 pm: Untangling the Tanglr (Poi)
  • 12:00 pm: Intro to Whip Cracking
  • 12:00 pm: Diabolo Fundamentals
  • 12:00 pm: Finding Flow: Beginner Hoop Dance
  • 1:00 pm: Tightwire Basics
  • 1:00 pm: Intro to Double Staff
  • 1:00 pm: Funky Flow: Intermediate/Advanced Hoop Dance
  • 1:00 pm: Card Magic
  • 2:00 pm: Introduction to mountain unicycling (MUni)
  • 2:00 pm: Intro to AcroYoga
  • 2:00 pm: Aerial Dance – Off-site in Berkeley
  • 2:00 pm: Fun and Simple Passing Patterns for 3-6 people
  • 3:00 pm: My First MUni Ride
  • 3:00 pm: Intro to Acroyoga
  • 3:00 pm: Contact Juggling Fundamentals
  • 3:00 pm: Belly Dance Basics
  • 4:00 pm: Intro to Slackline
  • 4:00 pm: No Hands Rope Dart
  • 4:00 pm: Intro to acrobatics and partner acrobatics
  • 4:00 pm: How to make Balloon Animals
  • 4:00 pm: 7, 8, 9 club patters for 2 people
  • 5:00 pm: Street Performance
  • 5:00 pm: Trapeze for Kids
  • 5:00 pm: Juggling Basics
  • 5:00 pm: Double Staff Hybrids
  • 7:30 pm: Art In Motion variety show (Tickets are $15/adults; $5/children under 12.)

Sunday, October 5
10 am to 5 pm

  • 10:00 am: MUni ride
  • 10:00 am: Juggling Basics
  • 10:30 am: Trapeze for Kids
  • 10:30 am: Honestly Vulnerable: Clowning for Stage
  • 11:00 am: Intro to Slackline
  • 11:00 am: Behind the Wheel (hoops)
  • 11:00 am: 7, 8, 9 club patterns for 2 people
  • 12:00 pm: Hoop Jam Skill Share
  • 12:00 pm: Contact Club
  • 12:00 pm: Ball on Head Balance
  • 1:00 pm: Intro to Whip Cracking
  • 1:00 pm: Intermediate/Advanced Contact Juggling
  • 1:30 pm: Unicycling 101
  • 2:00 pm: Lasso spinning
  • 2:00 pm: Juggling Basics
  • 2:00 pm: Intro to Acrobatics and Partner Acrobatics
  • 2:00 pm: Games
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Saturday | 2014 Bay Area Circus Arts Festival | East Bay

Event Details


Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, East Bay, Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, KFOG, Kids & Families, Lectures & Workshops
Address: 2201 Encinal St, Alameda, CA

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