Self-training

Self-training

The self-training program gives circus art professionals access to specialized equipment and a base for occasional or regular training to keep themselves fit for technical practice. These facilities are made available by TOHU and are located on the National Circus School’s premises.

ELIGIBILITY

Only the following are eligible:
- Professional artists
- Solo artists
- Duo or collective artists if they have been living under the same roof since March 2020 (proof required, to be sent to billet@tohu.ca)

EQUIPMENT

IMPORTANT: Artists must bring their own acrobatic equipment!

TIME SLOTS

Monday to Sunday.
Two blocks of 3 hours of training have been predefined:
Block 1: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Block 2: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Duration of the session:
The duration of the allotted session includes the warm-up period, the installation of the acrobatic equipment, the dismantling, cleaning and storage of this equipment, as well as any stretching period after training. The artist must leave any training area at the end of the exact time of his or her allotted session.

PRACTICE AREAS

Tohu Hall: 10 training stations.
- Zone A: Swinging trapeze zone with lanyard (H: 40' / width: 20' / length: 50')
- Zone B: Floor area on 1/2" neoprene covered with vinyl marley (Floor / 20' 20')
- Zone C: 3:1 muffle air zone (H: 35' / width: 16' / length: 35')
- Zone D: 3:1 muffle air zone (H: 35' / width: 16' / length: 35')
- Zone E: Floor area on gym mat (roll mat style) (Floor / 20' 20')
- Zone F: Floor area on gym mat (roll mat style) (Floor / 20' 20')
- Zone G: 3:1 muffle air zone (H: 35' / width: 16' / length: 35')
- Zone H: 3:1 muffle air zone (H: 35' / width: 16' / length: 35')
- Zone I: Floor area on 1/2" neoprene covered with vinyl marley (Floor / 20' 20')
- Zone J: Floor area on 1/2" neoprene covered with vinyl marley (Floor / 30' 27')

Chapiteau Trèfle : 4 training stations.
- Zone AA: 3:1 muffle air zone (H: 30' / width: 8' / length: 20')
- Zone BB: 3:1 muffle air zone (H: 30' / width: 8' / length: 20')
- Zone CC: Floor area on wood deck (Floor / 16' 16')
- Zone DD: Floor area on wood deck (Floor / 16' 16')

RATES

5$ per artist per practice.
Puller do not have to pay but must complete the following form

RELEASE AND HEALTH PROTOCOL

Access to the training areas is subject to strict discipline and to the participation of everyone, as well as to the maintenance of equipment and objects with which you have been in contact.
OBLIGATION for all artists and accompanying persons to be aware of the health standards to be respected and the document of release-waiver-indemnity by completing this form!

BOOKING PROCEDURE

Space booking is only available online, via this link.
No email requests will be taken into account.
No one will be admitted without an appointment.

On the day of training:
1. Obligation to wear a mask and wash hands when entering the building.
2. Go to the Tohu reception desk to sign the COVID self-declaration..
This form will have to be signed each time you come to train.
3. Go to your training area following the one-way traffic flow.
Training zones are assigned. The artist will be able to remove his face cover (mask) within his training area. The artist will have to put it back on to move outside of the training area.
4. Clean your equipment by yourself before starting your training and before leaving.

CANCELLATION

The periods of free training could coincide with Tohu's projects. As a result, La TOHU cannot guarantee the exclusive use of the spaces allocated for free practice.
La TOHU may cancel or move a training period or space on simple notice to the Artist and without further formality.

STUDIO AVAILABILITY SCHEDULE :
Please do not check this schedule at this time.

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