Circus WOW’s vision
WOW is a creative community supporting women to do the extraordinary.
Our purpose statement is:
‘We achieve our vision by cultivating an environment where women of all ages and backgrounds can participate and explore their potential.
We offer training and development in physical performance and production skills that are artistically challenging whilst remaining supportive and non competitive.
We also present innovative and dynamic circus and physical theatre performances and workshops for the wider community that reflects ideas of social change and feminism in its diverse forms.’
Our objectives are:
‘* To reaffirm women’s control over their bodies.
* To build self-esteem through physical & performance work.
* To allow women to set their own goals for development.
* To create a safe, non-competitive environment for women to work, play and explore their potential.
* To enable women of different ages, abilities, shapes & sizes to come together.
* To create theatre events of social change & feminism in an entertaining, innovative and challenging way.
* To establish outreach programs to regional & rural women and their communities
* To develop a variety of skills within our membership.
* To establish a women’s circus/ physical theatre company in the Illawarrra area, which will provide ongoing community based & professional performance opportunities.’
The WOW factor
creativity – community – engagement – participation – collaboration – transformation