The Certificate IV in Circus Arts can lead to further circus arts study and to work in community and contemporary circus, traditional circus, social circus, stunt work, corporate entertainment, festivals, teaching and other sectors of the international performing arts market. Graduates would be employed to perform in circus and physical theatre acts at a preliminary level.
The Certificate IV in Circus Arts can provide a pathway into vocational areas such as theatre arts, dance, fitness, live production, and rigging. Graduates may also wish to apply for the Bachelor of Circus Arts.
The vocational outcomes for graduates of the Certificate IV in Circus Arts are the knowledge and skills required to:
- Perform preliminary level circus and physical theatre acts
- Participate in development of the preliminary level solo, partner, and group acts and physical theatre performances including sequences and ensemble
- Provide directed support for performance plans of an organisation, company or troupe
- Take responsibility for own performance and collaborate with others in circus acts and ensemble
- Take responsibility for own and others’ equipment, props and safety