Flipside Circus welcomes all abilities and ages with programs designed to help you and your child achieve feats you never thought possible.
Learn new skills, take risks, and practice fearlessness, with our qualified trainers in a safe and supportive environment.
Learn to tumble, fly on the aerials, juggle and more. Whether you want to develop your skills or learn a new one, we have classes for all ages and abilities. Best of all, a free trial, so you can discover your perfect fit.
Too cool for school. Our School Holiday Workshops are buckets of fun, whether your child is a current student, or looking to try circus for the first time, we have classes for those aged 2 to 16, all skills levels and abilities
Flipside Circus offer a wide range of classes from beginners to experienced from ages 18 months – adults. There is something fun and suitable for every age and every ability. Learn all the skills circus can offer including: tissu, trapeze, lyra, juggling, hoops, acro balance, tumbling and more.
Hip hip hooray, a birthday! While we are celebrating, why not fly on the mini tramp, build a pyramid with your friends and amaze on the trapeze! Our parties are a day to remember, with qualified trainers on hand to make sure the day runs smoothly and stress free
Flipside Circus is Queensland’s largest youth arts organisation. Our artistic program has produced award winning shows, written, performed and co-created with our young students. Our program empowers children and young people to tell their own stories and shape their vision for the future.
Your students can run away to the circus, or we can come to your school. Discover the perfect blend of physical discipline and artistic expression, proven to increase confidence, focus, resilience, teamwork and create a sense of achievement.
THEATRE NETWORK AUSTRALIA
2018 BEST DIRECTION & BEST PHYSICAL THEATRE
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission
CIRQUE DU SOLIEL
Flipside is a not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting children and young people, while helping to grow Queensland’s world-beating circus sector for over 20 years.
We are committed to providing opportunities for young people to access the benefits of circus programs regardless of their circumstances – and to work to become a national leader in youth arts and circus arts practice.
We believe circus provides a unique opportunity for young people to show off, take risks, trust, dream and aspire, work hard, laugh, and have fun!
Flipside Circus a great organisation teaching gymnastic skills in a fun and nurturing way. Taking in age groups from the very young to the fully grown, physical and mental confidence is encouraged and developed using circus performance skills and acts. This approach is particularly embraced by the youngest members (pre-high school). A great community atmosphere which embraces students, instructors, other staff, parents, family and friends. Highly recommended for children seeking something physically different and less competitive then other team sports.
It’s a great place, friendly staff and lots of good people about. I attend Adult classes at night and am really enjoying the culture. I’m doing things that I’ve never done before, especially from childhood. From a fitness and core perspective some nights can be intense, but they really cater well to the abilities of the class. My flexibility is woeful but I’m making greater progress than I have in years. A fun way to exercise! They live up to the values listed on their website and I feel they’ve got a lot of integrity.
I recommend it for everybody to at least try once.
Great venue for learning how to be part of a circus!!! The trainers are very friendly and excellent at working with kids of all ages and skills. The kids start off learning basic floor skills, tumbling, cartwheels, jumping, somersaults etc. They then start to learn more advanced skills like trapeze, silk/rope acrobatics, juggling and others. Great overall experience!!
Flipside Circus is Queensland’s largest youth arts organisation. Our artistic programs are all about empowering children and young people to tell their own stories and shape their vision for the future. We do this by creating critically acclaimed performances by, for, and with children and young people as well as residency and engagement programs.
“A little slice of home-grown circus magic,” – Australian Stage.
OUR FUNDRAISING EFFORTS ARE CURRENTLY FOCUSED ON COMPLETING, AND FITTING OUT, STAGE 1 OF THE BRISBANE CIRCUS CENTRE
The Brisbane Circus Centre is a unique, purpose-built circus space to support communities and Queensland’s circus artists.
Once complete, it will help us expand our programs, engage with communities, and support artists and companies.
From our School Holiday Workshops, Community shows, puzzling Trivia Nights and Award Winning Performances, there is always something to celebrate at Flipside Circus. Join our mailing list to ensure you don’t miss what’s on offer.
Flipside Circus acknowledges the traditional owners of the lands upon which we work, train, and perform. We acknowledge the continued occupation of the Yagarabul and Turealbul peoples, and their interaction with the land for over 60,000 years. We also pay our respects to the Traditional Elders and all elders past and present, for their contribution to what we enjoy today.