Meet Indigo Circus
Indigo Circus is an all-star team of performers under the direction of world-renowned circus artist Sandra ‘Safire’ Sommerville, who has performed over 400 school presentations since 2012. This troupe has performed for hundreds of fairs, children’s festivals, and family-focused community events. Their exciting new school presentation entertains and inspires students with amazing circus skills and their message of co-operation, resilience & believing in yourself.
Indigo Circus Quick Facts
- Exciting and fun duo-performer circus show including skills such as juggling, hula hooping, partner balancing acts, staff spinning, LED-lit props, and more!
- Great student involvement including onstage volunteers and crowd participation.
- Strong message throughout the show as the performers discuss all of the hard work, communication, and co-operation needed to develop the show and perform together.
- Workshops and Artist-in-Residence programs are also available.
• Variety Circus Show
Two talented circus artists take the stage, amazing your students with a fun variety of circus skills. Throughout the show the performers discuss the hard work & practice that was needed, how they relate and communicate with each other, how mutual respect and teamwork play a huge role in their performance, and how they’ve dealt with adversity as they’ve pursued an ‘out of the box’ career. In the end, your students not only had a lot of fun, they’ve also learned valuable lessons about working with others and how to be resilient and creative when facing challenges.
Grade Suitability: K–12
Duration: 55 mins.
• Artist in Residence
With tried and true lesson plans that will get students laughing and learning, Indigo Circus residencies are a great combination of physical activity, fun, and education. Daily workshops are structured to include demonstrations by the performers, icebreakers, interactive games, skill challenges, and more. Circus skills include Hula Hooping, Poi spinning, Juggling, etc. All props and supplies included.
Grade Suitability: K–12
Safire offers $200 off the performance fee if you are willing to match up with a nearby school on the same day. If you have not already done so, click below to rank the top three artists you’d like to see tour to your area. There‘s no obligation to book, doing so will simply register your school for the discount and help us co-ordinate artists’ tours where there is the most interest for them.
Fees are listed as a range because the exact fee is determined by your area and number of shows in a tour. Once you’ve cast your vote, we can let you know the exact fee and possible dates for your preferred artists.
If your school is facing severe budget challenges please inquire about qualifying for our assistance program.
Variety Circus Show
$650–$975 + GST
Artist in Residence
$3750 + GST (3-day)
$6000 + GST (5-day)
The show was very interactive and the performers were very personable. The crowd engagement with the kids was well done & appreciated.
Andrea Lodders, Bow Island Children’s Festival
The performance was very high energy and got the students moving and participating.
Judy Scott, Central Alberta Children’s Festival
The Indigo Circus performers brought so much variety to our event. The kids really enjoyed the performances and the costumes!
Amanda MacPherson, Suncor Energy Family Fun Day
Indigo Circus was excellent! The message was good and this was one of the best shows we’ve had for appealing to all ages. A great mix of visual, comedy, and ‘oh my, how did they do that’ moments. Great value!
Sally McIntosh, Lynnwood Elementary