Workshops with Patty and Jules

Workshops with Patty and Jules


Sure, it’s fun and yes, it’s exciting (the kids will love every minute) but did you know that the skills and training tools passed on through our workshops will leave a lasting and positive impact on your students?

The rich constructive stimulation our circus workshops provide have a hugely positive influence on your students growth and learning through physicality.

One of the focuses for the younger children is to activate their vestibular systems which will increase skills in balance and focus. The aim for the older children is to create body awareness, physical creativity, and an ideology of healthiness and freedom.

It’s like Brain Gym at the Circus!

This lesson plan has been used by the Chores artists to teach groups of children with great success in schools and for companies like Flipside, the Flying Fruit Flies and Circus Oz.

Classes are fast paced and full of action – never a moment to spare! Students explore a full range of circus skills including the Chores boys’ own invention, Tyre Trampolining, as well as juggling, diabolo sticks, games and more!



Patrick Heilmann and Julian Roberts are two world-class circus performers and acrobats that have performed in companies around Australia and the world. In 2016, Patty and Jules have been touring with the Youth Touring Program to schools all over Queensland with their show Chores.

Patrick is a graduate of The Flying Fruit Fly Circus and has been training and performing in theatres and Circus companies since the age of seven. Patrick has performed and taught all over Australia, including Kindred Circus, creating shows on marginalised communities, as well as teaching at the Flying Fruit Fly Circus, Flipside and C!RCA.

Julian studied with Stanislav Shchukin, (master clown of the Moscow Circus) at Circo Arts in New Zealand, where he earned a diploma in circus arts after mastering skills such as juggling, unicycling, mini-tramp and manipulation, though focusing mainly on acrobatics. Julian has trained both adults and children with C!RCA and Flipside Circus, as well as many private workshops, to earn his crust.



  • 40-60 students per workshop
  • 2 trainers provided
  • minimum of 2 engaged teachers from your school
  • 1 hour in duration: includes a fun warmup, rotation between activities such as ball juggling, diabolo sticks, Tyre Trampolining and object balance, 10 mins clowning around and cooling down


Schools can choose from:

  • 1 day at your school: 3 workshops @ $400 per workshop
  • 1 day at your school: 1 Show @ $8 per student and 2 workshops @ $400 each

$800 minimum applies to show and the workshop price includes up to 40 students per session. Workshops can run with up to 60 students for $5 + GST for each additional student over 40.

We may be able to offer your school or after-school club a single workshop, dependent on existing bookings. Please contact the office on 03 3010 6623 to find out.



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Comments we’ve received for Chores

“Students were engaged from beginning to end. Edge of the seat entertainment!”

“Arguably one of the finest quality performances presented by any artist in any genre in many years… Very professional / highly entertaining”

 “All reviews from staff and students were extremely positive. The kids laughed through the whole show and were extremely engaged.”

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