About Us

About our circus and dance school

Who says school can’t be fun!

Founded in 1996 by Jo DeGoldi, Showbiz Express Circus and Dance is a well-established professional school for learning all kinds of circus skills and performance arts. Our school caters to Adults and Children from beginner to advanced. Whether you’re joining to keep fit and healthy or to learn skills for a professional, one thing’s for sure, you’ll have fun doing it!

Dance And Circus School | Gold Coast | Showbiz Express Circus & Dance | About Us

Roll Up, Roll Up! Come down and see for yourself what Showbiz Express has to offer. You’ll enter the circus through our reception area foyer which leads to our large spacious main rehearsal studio, fully equipped with wall mounted mirrors, a sound system, rigged aerial apparatus and sprung wooden floor. Upstairs is our second studio also complete with a sprung wooden floor, full length wall mirrors, sound system, and air conditioning.

Our Dance classes are taught by experienced and professional instructors in the genres of Tap (ADV), Classical Ballet (RAD), Pointe, Contemporary, Jazz (ATOD), Hip Hop, Singing/Musical Theatre, Performance, Drama, Adult Tap, Adult Jazz, Tiny Tots and Tiny Taps.

At our Circus classes you can try out our two long acrobatic tumble track mats or our acrobatic crash mat and learn acrobatic tricks ranging from cartwheels all the way to back handsprings and back tucks!

If you are feeling more like joining the ‘circus’, come in and learn various ground circus tricks including unicycling, straight stilts, peacock feather balancing, pipe walking, diablo, roller bowler, kangaroo stilts, monkey bike, plate spinning, hula hoop, tightwire, walking on the big red ball and juggling scarves, balls, rings, clubs and even knives (seniors only)!

If you prefer to be up in the air our aerial classes will teach you different forms of aerial tricks including Lyra, Trapeze, Double Trapeze, Silks, Split Ropes, Spanish Web and Cloud Swing. We even have a standing Lyra for those younger ones wanting to try!

See our circus and dance school Timetable and schedule of Classes.

Here’s what you can learn at Showbiz Express Circus and Dance school

Dance

  • Ballet
  • Jazz
  • Hip Hop
  • Tap
  • Contemporary
Aerials

  • Silks
  • Lyra
  • Trapeze
Acrobatics

  • Tumbling
  • Balance/Partner work
  • Human Pyramid
  • Handstands
  • Flipping

Musical Theatre

  • Singing
  • Drama
Circus Skills

  • Juggling
  • Unicycle
  • Stilt walking
  • Hula hoops
  • Pipe walking/ball walking
  • Poi
  • Plate spinning
  • Diablos
  • Tightwire
  • Kanga stilts
  • Rola bola
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Classes

Dance And Circus School | Gold Coast | Showbiz Express Circus & Dance | Adults

Adults

Modern circuses have much to offer for young and old. Famous productions like Cirque du Soleil and Circus Oz have introduced a fresh and dynamic circus experience to a new generation, and renewed interest for adults to learn circus and dance skills.

Dance And Circus School | Gold Coast | Showbiz Express Circus & Dance | Kids

Kids

Popular circus productions such as Circus Oz and Cirque du Soleil have popularised traditional circus experiences into sophisticated light and sound productions designed to appeal as much to adults as to children.

Timetable

Dance And Circus School | Gold Coast | Showbiz Express Circus & Dance | Business Hours

Business Hours

Monday to Tuesday
3.30 pm to 9.30 pm
Wednesday
4.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Thursday
3.30pm to 9.00 pm
Friday
4.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Saturday
8.30 am to 4.00 pm
Sunday
(Closed)
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