**All those who wish to train aerial in the Circus Centre MUST be Aerial Approved**
Dublin Circus Project are proud to provide open training to aerial practitioners in Dublin on a daily basis. To avail of training on a drop-in or membership basis you must be Aerial Approved and adhere to the below rules.
Those who wish to use the Dublin Circus Centre for training in the aerial arts, such as silks, rope, trapeze, etc. must first be Aerial Approved.
To become Aerial Approved you must submit one of the following to the DCP Committee via email:
- A letter/email from a known aerial teacher stating that you are competent in your given discipline to train without supervision*.
- A video of a practice session or performance in your given discipline
- Vouching from two known aerial members of the Dublin Circus Centre
After the above has been submitted the DCP Committee will then consider approval and follow up with you if necessary.
No person who is not Aerial Approved is permitted to train with any aerial apparatus in the Dublin Circus Centre.
*For health and safety reasons there must be at least one other person in the Dublin Circus Centre at all times when any person is training with aerial apparatus. No person is permitted to use the Circus Centre for aerial training without a minimum of one other person in the Circus Centre with them.
Aerial Specific Rules
There are general rules for the use of the Dublin Circus Centre but below are those that pertain specifically to aerial training.
- Aerialists must be Aerial Approved to train aerial in the space.
- To rig apparatus please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or ask a member of the committee whilst in the Circus Centre. No equipment can be rigged, removed or altered without permission from the DCP committee.
- CRASH MATS MUST BE USED AT ALL TIMES.
- No aerial training is permitted without another person present in the training space.
- Please assist and spot each other but refrain from instruction outside of registered classes.
- No homemade equipment can be rigged in the space.
- Aerialists should be aware and respectful of other circus arts practitioners in the space.
Please be safe, warm up properly, use skilled spotters and stay within your skill and training limitations!