Explore Yourself and Circus and Become What You Love

Slipstream can just be for fun, an after school activity, a way to get and keep yourself fit or to be creative an unique. But if you want and you are talent, there is a whole world to open in front of you! The professional circus world with jobs for artists performing, teaching but also costumes, make-up, lighting and sound or rigging and show director.

• Casual Office Position coordinating day to day
operations from June – December 2017
– Ongoing extension possible
• 12.5hrs admin a week
– Weekdays 3.30-6.00pm (circus/ school terms)
• Salary $22.00-25.00 an hour + superannuation
– Depending on experience/ qualifications
• Successful candidate has:
– Good computer literacy (Office, online database)
– Social media/ online newsletter skills
– Excellent communication skills
– Working with vulnerable people card
• Preferred additional Skills:
– Child Care / Early Childhood Education
– Business/ Office Administration qualifications
-> Opportunity extra <10hrs helping Kinder Classes. Applications close Tuesday June 13, 2017 [/toggle] [toggle title="Social Circus Coordinator - Senior Trainer"]

Social Circus Coordinator – Senior Trainer.

30-35hrs p/w. 9.5% Superannuation.
We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated individual to drive Slipstream’s community and school circus programs as well as being a trainer for our youth circus school. Your role will entail developing, coordinating, and executing circus programs with local community groups and schools. In addition, you will coordinate and teach regular weekly classes at Slipstream’s training space. For more information contact us at office@slipstreamcircus.org.au

Senior trainer Coordinator – Artistic Director.

30-35hrs p/w. 9.5% Superannuation.
We are seeking an energetic self-motivated team player to assist the Slipstream team in expanding Circus Training, Performances and Community events as well as being a Senior Trainer for our Youth Circus. In addition, you will be the Artistic Director of 2 public theatre productions – one collaborative whole-school show and one artistic project of your own devising. For more information contact us at office@slipstreamcircus.org.au


Slipstream Circus is looking for DIRECTOR for our YEARLY ALL MEMBERS SHOW (200+ kids). You would need to be in Tasmania in September as the 7 shows are the last week of SEPTEMBER. Before this time you can create and direct from where you live as one of our trainers can be the co-director on the floor. Director fee is $2000. There is accommodation above our hall. Here a snippet from last years show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIyRssW-Th0
We are a youth circus and don’t have a very large budget so anyone can apply, you don’t need a major CV and experience. Email before 21 Feb: office@slipstreamcircus.org.au

Explore yourself and circus and become what you love!

Calling Professional Circus Artists.

Slipstream Circus is offering 1-4 week residencies to individuals, duo’s, and companies at its circus training facility in Tasmania for training, creative developments, and rehearsals.

As ‘The centre of Circus in Tasmania’ Slipstream strives to support and assist in the development of emerging circus artists, and circus professionals. Through this residency program, Slipstream Circus aims to build relationships with the wider circus community, to offer artists the time and space to cultivate new work, and to allow students/staff the chance to grow through meeting and learning from visiting artists.

The training space
Dimensions Height is 7-9 meter, floor space area is 17m-19m, matted floor space area is 10mx15m (floor strip area dimensions).

Aerials: 6 x fixed points & 3 x pulley systems; 1 static single trapeze, 3 tissu’s, 2 lyra, 1 corde
Tumbling: 1 full size gymnastics trampoline, 3 mini tramps, 6m tumbling air-mat, crash mats, Floor strips etc.
Circus equipment: 2 Tight wires (low0.5m and 1.5m), 1 German wheel (diameter 2.1m), 3 Globes, 8 handstand chairs, juggling equipment, hoops, devil-sticks, plates, poi, diabolo, flags, stilts, fitness balls, shapes etc

Dormitory accommodation above the training space with access to kitchen and lounge – 5minute walk to town, beach and other facilities. (By negotiation)

Training space availability and conditions
1. Available Monday to Friday except from 3pm-9pm* (due to classes) *Subject to change
2. Available Saturday after 1pm and available all day Sundays
3. More availability during school holidays
4. Cost $2 per 45 minutes for use of lights (coin in slot)
5. You would need to abide by Slipstream Circus Visitor performer policy (this includes a copy of your insurance policy)

By negotiation, Slipstream could offer:
• Airport pick-up etc…
Negotiations are contingent on what the artist(s) can offer Slipstream in the way of Master classes or other training/mentorship opportunities with members/trainers.

For more information, please contact: Arlette Bruggeman (General Manager)

Become a Trainer

Are you an experienced trainer who would like a position at our circus?
Or are you a great performer and would you like to become a trainer?
Maybe you have always dreamed of a circus trainer and performer profession but you never got to it?
Contact us and find out what opportunities there are for you!

Job openings

Applications close: 1 January, 2015
For specific information regarding duties, selection criteria and application process, please contact:
Arlette Bruggeman (General Manager) Ph: 0459 028 352 email: office@slipstreamcircus.org.au

Train the Trainer

For our kids we have an opportunity to become a trainer. Slipstream offers opportunities to get your gymnastics accreditation level 1 with Gymnastics Australia. You will start in training with volunteer hours and you will grow into a junior trainer and later a fully accredited trainer!


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