Circus Community Day – April 24 2021

Wise Fool's World Circus Day and Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 24, 2021
12-2 PM
Wise Fool Studios
1131 Siler Road Suite B
Santa Fe, NM

We will be gathering safely in our parking lot to celebrate World Circus Day and Earth Day! We are going to host a juggle jam and hangout so we can connect with our community and share the magic of circus! We will also be enjoying this beautiful spring on our breathtaking planet, Earth. We would love to have you join Co-Directors Alishiya, Oriana and Kristen for this fun circus jam! Feel free to call ahead at 505-992-2588. Contact oriana@wisefoolnm.org for more details.

Virtual Celebration - Call for Videos!

To Celebrate World Circus Day, we are making a video compilation of our community juggling! Please submit your juggling video to us and we will add it to our fun video that we will share on social media on April 17, world circus day! We ask that you please submit videos to kristen@wisefoolnm.org buy April 15.

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Check out this example from last year's celebration:

Wise Fool's Other Community Days

Community Day

Join Wise Fool for our Community Days! Several days throughout the year to bring our community together in visioning and inspiring change.

Community Days:
Martin Luther King's Day - January 18, 2021
World Circus Day and Earth Day - April 24, 2021
Indigenous People's Day - October 11, 2021

Online Flexibility Intensive

Are you ready to achieve your flexibility goals? Elise and Lisa (Duo Elisa) have got you covered! Join us for our fun and challenging Virtual Flexibility Intensive!  Gain flexibility from your living room – all classes are offered over Zoom. Flexibility is a great compliment for aerial and ground work. For 4 weeks we will be offering 4 hours of flexibility a week – Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday evening from April 20 to May 11.  We are also going to be offering free Open Training time to participants in our studio. That is 20 hours of stretching! This intensive is suitable for all levels- anyone age 14+ is welcome. The intensive only costs $120. For more information or email andrea@wisefoolnm.org! register here: 
https://wisefool.pike13.com/courses/262652

Wise Fool’s Virtual Spring Cabaret!

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It’s finally Spring and we are so excited to get outside, have the wind blow our hair and make some art to share with our community! After this difficult winter, Wise Fool’s community wants to bring some cheer and excitement to your home. Dust off your furniture, make a yummy snack and put on a fun outfit to enjoy our Virtual Spring Cabaret from home! We will be bringing you a diversity of acts that show the talent, magic and resilient spirit of our amazing community!

When: Saturday, April 3 and Sunday, April 4 at 6PM

Where: Virtually (Link sent 1 hour before showtime)

Tickets: Admission is $30-$5 (sliding scale) for up to 5 audience members to be watched from the comfort of your home!

All ticket sales support Wise Fool's programming for youth and adults in our studio, in the public schools, and beyond!

CALL FOR ACTS! Spring Cabaret is happening!

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Calling all circus folx, movers, and theater folx!

Let's bring in Spring the best way possible - by creating and sharing the things!!

There will be two meetings via Zoom for this cabaret. The first meeting will be on March 1st, and the second meeting will be on March 15th. We ask for your commitment to attend these meetings if you would like to participate in the cabaret.

The studio will be open to use for rehearsals, equipment rental, act filming and feedback if needed.

Please feel free to bring forth anything that makes you feel good during this time. Movement, spoken word, music, cinematography, clips of things that inspire you, etc. will all be accepted.

As always, our cabaret shows are important because they support and share our art form - and help keep our community spirit alive! They also help support our adult and youth programs and enable Wise Fool to continue to serve the community.

For questions or to reserve your spot in the cabaret, please email andrea@wisefoolnm.org

Teen Troupe Showcase!

Wise Fool's Teen Troupe

Wise Fool New Mexico is excited to announce its Teen Troupe Showcase! The show will be held virtually on Saturday, January 23rd and Sunday, January 24th at 6:00 pm Mountain Time. Tickets cost $5-$30 (sliding scale) and can be found on https://wisefoolnewmexico.org/teen-troupe-showcase. A cabaret-style circus showcase, the show has been entirely choreographed and composed by the youth performing in it.

Come join us for a very fun 45 minute show!

Wise Fool Annual Community Days 2021

Community Day

Join Wise Fool for our Community Days! Several days throughout the year to bring our community together in visioning and inspiring change.

Community Days:
Martin Luther King's Day - January 18, 2021
World Circus Day - April 17, 2021
Earth Day - April 22, 2021
Indigenous People's Day - October 11, 2021

Wise Fool's World Circus Day and Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 24, 2021
12-2 PM
Wise Fool Studios
1131 Siler Road Suite B
Santa Fe, NM

We will be gathering safely in our parking lot to celebrate World Circus Day and Earth Day! We are going to host a juggle jam and hangout so we can connect with our community and share the magic of circus! We will also be enjoying this beautiful spring on our breathtaking planet, Earth. We would love to have you join Co-Directors Alishiya, Oriana and Kristen for this fun circus jam! Feel free to call ahead at 505-992-2588. Contact oriana@wisefoolnm.org for more details.

Community Annual Visioning

Saturday, February 20, 2021
12-1:30PM
Zoom (REGISTER FOR LINK)

Join us in our annual community visioning day and honoring of Black History Month. We will be dialoguing with our community about how to practice our values of social justice through our social circus and art work.
Join us for the event or participate by filling out our community survey online. Informational and coloring pages will also be available for download through the website, and in physical form for pick- up at the Wise Fool studio on Siler. Feel free to call ahead at 505-992-2588. Contact oriana@wisefoolnm.org for more details.

Online Classes at Wise Fool!

We are offering online classes so you can continue your circus journey from the safety of your home! These classes are designed to maintain your growth and strength as a circus artists. We are also hoping you can still feel part of our community, even when we can’t all be together.

If it's your first class, give us a heads up at andrea@wisefoolnm.org so we can get you oriented 🙂

These classes are designed to be done away from the studio. Be creative with material and make it your own. Feel free to take lots of breaks and modify everything to work for your body, home and needs. Be sure to do what feels best for you.

Questions? Email Andrea at andrea@wisefoolnm.org.

Wise Fool’s Virtual Winter Cabaret!

Photo by Eric Peters

Wise Fool fights this year-end funk with the joy and cheer of our annual Holiday Cabaret. Wise Fool performers will help you celebrate the holidays by bringing the delight of circus, all from the comfort of your home!

When: Saturday, December 26 and Sunday, December 27 at 6PM

Where: Virtually

Tickets: Admission is $30-$5 (sliding scale) for up to 5 audience members to be watched from the comfort of your home!

All ticket sales support Wise Fool's programming for youth and adults in our studio, in the public schools, and beyond!

Registration for ELEVATE!

ELEVATE! 2-week circus intensive. January 4-16th, 2020.

After surviving almost a year of the pandemic, lets celebrate the end of 2020 by doing circus together! We have designed a fun circus intensive that you can do while maintaining social distance and staying safe!

ELEVATE is a co-ed “circus boot-camp” for adults of all ages (15-80+), genders, and skill levels. This two-week camp takes place at Wise Fool Studio in Santa Fe and over Zoom. Perfect for those with a 9-5 job, the focus of ELEVATE is personal fitness through circus skills in a supportive, challenging, and gender equal environment.

By the end of the two weeks you'll become familiar with: Aerial Fabric, Trapeze, Mindfulness, Stilts, Object manipulation, Clowning, Handstands and Flexibility. Raise your perceptions of what’s possible and get your workout off the ground at ELEVATE!  Students receive 30 hours of circus skills instruction. No previous experience required! All levels welcome!

Work trade and tuition assistance available.

CircAspire: Press Play

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Wise Fool presents- CircAspire PRESS PLAY! Our pre-professional, virtual show is a production that promises to thrill and delight, enticing cast and audience members alike to PRESS PLAY! Despite the Pandemic our artists have continued to create and PLAY! Created as an all-ages, interactive, intergenerational, theatrical experience, PRESS PLAY explores the thing we all need right now- Play.

 
When: Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 7PM

Where: Virtually, Link will be sent in confirmation email

Tickets: Admission is $30-$5 (sliding scale) for up to 5 audience members to be watched from the comfort of your home!
(Ticket Purchases will be available till start of show)
 

All ticket sales support Wise Fool's programming for youth and adults in our studio, in the public schools, and beyond!