Application

 

 

 

 

 

Pitch Catch Circus is now accepting applications for the following program(s):

  • Summer: June 19 - 25th  -- Please note -- round 1 of acceptance for flyers is closed. You may still apply, but we will not accept additional flyers until after May 5. Bases, please feel free to apply!

  • Fall: October 17 - November 18

APPLICATION PROCESS

1. If you are new to Pitch Catch fill out this online APPLICATION FORM.

(Returning students please use this application form. No video needed unless you are applying for Pro Track for the first time)

2. Submit video using requirements below to info@pitchcatchcircus.com (youtube link is ideal).

3. If applying for BIPOC/Trans fellowship or scholarship, fill out this very brief form.

4. Pitch Catch staff will respond to your application within two weeks of submission. We accept students on a rolling basis. Final deadline for Summer 2022 is June 1st.

VIDEO REQUIREMENTS


 
Please use spotters or variations if necessary and do not attempt anything you are not comfortable with. Our primary goal is to understand where you are in your current practice. The most important thing is that you train safely, with proper technique and a positive attitude, the rest we can learn together.  
 
Alternatively, if you already have a performance or training video that adequately expresses your skills, you may submit that in lieu of a formal video application
 

 

Summer

  • Standing F2H 

  • Two High with Base Walking - please show two entries

  • Camel

  • High Bird

  • Comfortable with l-basing hand 2 hand

  • 30 second handstand (spotted okay)

  • Show us your best group acro skill

Spring/fall

For all students 

  • 30 second handstand (spotted okay)

  • 2 different handstand entries (i.e. kick up, tuck up, straddle up)

  • 5 push-ups 

  • 20 v-ups

  • 5 pull-ups (assisted okay)

  • Backward roll

  • Forward roll

  • Cartwheel or round off

Intermediate Students

  • Two high with the base walking – please include two different entrances to two high

  • 10 Second l-basing tuck sit

  • Camel or High Bird – please show with two different partners

  • Standing foot to hand – please show entry, ideally with two different partners

  • 10 second low hand to hand hold – okay if it’s spotted

  • Show us three attempts at jumping into low hand to hand

  • Show us three attempts at standing hand to hand (spotted/in lines okay)

  • 20 second foot to hand hold (l-basing or standing)

  • Show us your best trick

Advanced Students

  • Two high with the base walking – please show two different entrances to two high

  • 10 second standing tuck sit

  • High Side Star 

  • Hi Bird

  • 20 second foot to hand hold (l-basing or standing)

  • Jump into low hand to hand

  • Standing foot to hand – two different entries

  • 10 seconds standing hand to hand

  • One additional entry into standing hand to hand (ideally with a different partner)

  • Standing reverse hand to hand 

  • Show us your best trick

Pro Track

Fundamentals–please show all of these 

Walking forward, backward and sideways in standing tuck sit and straddle sit

Walking forward, backward and sideways in hand to hand

Extended hand to hand 5 second hold

Tempos in reverse foot to hand (base and flyer tempo)

Tempos in hand to hand (straight leg handstand)

10 second reverse hand to hand hold

A mono skill of your choosing (i.e. liberty, one arm hand to hand, or knot)

 

Skills – please show us 6 of the following 11 skills

  • Boom boom

  • Tam pam

  • Inlocate

  • Relocate

  • Cartwheel to h2h

  • Shoot through

  • Hs on shoulder

  • Shoulder stand

  • Foot to hand bum down

  • Toe pitch to regular or reverse f2h

  • Banquine straight throws

 

Your top skills

Please show us three of the top level skills you’re currently working on that you’d like to continue working on at Pitch Catch (i.e. corbettes, cascades, banquine, extended liberty, etc.)

Who should apply?

The ideal candidate will be:

 

  • Intermediate to advanced acrobats, acroyogis, performers or physical movers

 

  • Show proven dedication and discipline to training as well as a positive team attitude

 

  • Looking to improve their professional skill set and/or committed to raising their personal practice to the next level

  • Hoping to gain a greater level of technical understanding

  • Excited about building and strengthening their acro community in an inclusive way

  • Interested in working with others collaboratively rather than competitively

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