Circability is an award winning social circus. They offer workshops and performances to promote inclusion, diversity and community.
The Circability Trust was formed in 2012 following 'Circolina's Leap' at the PumpHouse Theatre, which won the 2013 Arts Access Aotearoa Community Partnership Award. Circability Central in Victoria Park won the 2016 Arts Access Aotearoa Creative Space Award.
Evidence is gathering worldwide of the benefits of social circus. From the unbelievable physical literacy of circus artists to the benefits of creativity and play.
Cirque du Soleil support Circability through Benefit events when they are in Auckland. 100% of tickets sales purchased through Circability for their next show go directly to Circability social circus programmes.
Circability support the development of the sector and are active members of the Aotearoa New Zealand Circus Association.
Director Thomas Hinz has been delivering inclusive circus programmes since 1995 in Rostock, Germany and Dargavillle, New Zealand.
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Circability run inclusive circus and arts programmes for all ages and abilities. Through experience they know social circus has positive benefits for individuals, groups and community.
Circability Central is based in the former Campbell Free Kindergarten in Victoria Park. Together with their partners Toi Ora Live Art Trust and Hohepa Auckland they are creating a social arts hub in the park.
Circability won the 2013 Arts Access Aotearoa Community Partnership Award for their show Circolina's Leap. Cirque du Soleil support the Trust through benefit events when they are in Auckland.