Circus in Schools


“Ms. Amanda is instinctively adept at modifying her circus skills program to accommodate a range of ages and abilities. Her new picture book was also a highlight during our Literacy Week festivities.  She genuinely loves children and is a kid magnet.”
DonMacAskill, Principal, Wembley Elementary School

Assembly Presentation

Dream Big! (Grades Pre-K – 7)

Length: 45minutes + Q&A

Work Hard. Play Hard. Dream Big! A show to inspire passion, play and purpose while showcasing a variety of creative athletic feats involving hula hoops, juggling, spinning plates and humor. Amanda Panda playfully engages students and staff with her skills and audience participation activities to demonstrate the importance of perseverance, practice and play. Amanda’s book, Mandi the Clown and the Hula Hoop Circus, is referenced to reinforce the message of working hard and dreaming big.

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“Amanda was entertaining, energetic and had a great message for all our students. We all enjoyed her show. Our whole school wanted to try hula hooping for days after she left.”
Sara Lai, Vice Principal, Westwind Elementary, Richmond, BC

Circus Skills Workshops

Give students the opportunity to try something new and improve their physical literacy in an engaging circus skills workshop. All equipment is provided. Learn hula hooping, poi spinning, juggling and/or plate spinning. Sessions can be booked in 30-minute to 1-hour sessions with up to 30 students per session. Hoop workshops can have up to 50 students per session.

  • Include a short performance, instruction and games
  • Up to 30 students per session, hoop workshops up to 50 students
  • Props, music, and mic provided
  • Available for K-12
  • Book in 30 minute to 1 hour sessions

Introduction Workshop

In a one day workshop students can learn hoop dance, poi, juggling or plate spinning.  Workshops that are 45 minutes or longer can learn two props.

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3 – 5 Day School Programs

Have Amanda come to your school daily for 3 – 5 days giving students the opportunity to dive deep in developing their skills.  During the intensive students will learn techniques and combinations with supplied props.

Hooping Intensive: Students will focus on hoop dance techniques and concepts.

Circus Skills Intensive: Includes hoop dance, poi, plate spinning and juggling.

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