Coach Qualifications and information:

Circus Coach:

Katie has been coaching in between her performing commitments at Adelaide’s Cirkidz Circus since she graduated as a Cirkidz troupe member 20 years ago. Her coaching has involved teaching from ages 3 to adult and teaching across a range of different platforms including many social circus programs teaching people from ‘at risk’ and minority backgrounds. Katie has also taught many indigenous circus programs working closely with Aboriginal communities to deliver the best program possible.

 In addition to coaching at Cirkidz, Katie has taught at circus festivals including the Western Australian Circus Festival and the Tasmanian Circus Festival. She has also taught independently for countless arts festivals, both primary and secondary schools and in corporate settings. 

Primary School Teacher:

Katie is a qualified Primary School Teacher holding a Masters of Education from the University of South Australia. 


SkyHigh Circus Arts:

In 2019 Kate and her partner Leo, started a small circus school in the Adelaide Hills called SkyHigh Circus Arts:


Have an unforgettable experience and be a circus performer for the day!


Sky High Circus Arts is running a CIRCUS SKILLS WORKSHOP

in the Hudsons Circus Big Top 9am every Saturday morning!

Workshops will have a focus on having fun and learning new skills

in a non-competitive, supportive and inclusive environment.

circus skills workshop kids

Every workshop will begin with a physical warm up game followed by a group stretch.

Skills taught could include the following:

Human Pyramids:

Students will learn different ways to make shapes

with each other by making pyramids in a safe and fun way.

Balance Skills:

Such as unicycle, rola bola and balancing objects.

Creative dance skills:

Including exploring movement through structured improvisations

and learning choreographic tools.

Performance skills:

Explored through theatre sports games and improvisation techniques. 

Manipulation Skills:

Such as hula hoop, juggling, diabolo, flower sticks, poi and plate spinning.

Slapstick and Clowning:

Students will learn some of the classic slapstick moves

and ways to explore their natural clown.


Our workshop is suitable for children from 5-15 years

of all skills levels and abilities.

  90 minutes of circus workshop  

  1 child - $35  

  2-5 children* - $30 per child  

  6+ children* - $25 per child  

*Group discounts must be booked and paid for in the one transaction

Workshop booking Terms and Conditions click here

Come and have fun with us!


30th July        9am
6th August     9am


13th August        9am
20th August         9am