The Corpus International Acrobatics lab is a private acrobatics & circus arts education centre in Amsterdam. The coaches have significant experience in various acrobatics skills and the classic and contemporary circus arts.
The International Acrobatics lab is only accessible for talented acrobats with professional intentions. The acrobats are carefully selected after an audition. The duration of the education depends on the level of each individual acrobat and his or her background.
The ideal candidate possesses both talent and potential and is ready to pursue higher education. She or he has developed a high level of physical and psychomotor skills such as coordination, spatial orientation, flexibility and body awareness, and has demonstrated musicality.
The candidate has undertaken preparatory training in circus arts or dance, or practiced an advanced level of martial art or sport discipline such as olympic, artistic or rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline, diving, or figure skating. The candidate demonstrates obvious artistic inclination and great creativity, is autonomous, determined and disciplined, seeks new challenges, is curious, open to the world and to other artistic forms.
The program is beside learning qualified technical acrobatics skills also an artistic circus performing skills of the participant. With the purpose to become an acrobat performer. In the program we pay a lot of attention to learn how to give a presentation, the motion, the choreography, expression, dance, creativity, improvisation, mime, dramaturgy and other theater techniques. Many students get the chance by open presentations, workshops and performances to gain stage experience.
Corpus is also using the lab for the development / research of our new creations and performances. Other artist from over the whole world are invited to work with Corpus and participate in our shows. So it is real lab to stay and be renovative in the circus arts.