Trapeze trio to perform at Zip Zap

Jaimee Allen started her career at ZipZap and has also trained as a cloud swing circus performer.

Zip Zap Circus School’s next production Cirque My Ride will feature WiseFools an international act, from Finland.

The trio specialises in triple trapeze and skipping ropes. It has worked with the world-famous Cirque du Soleil, the German variety company GOP and various street art festivals in Korea, Spain and Israel.

“The WiseFools are very excited to come to Zip Zap to share their skills and experiences with the students. We are ready to perform for the South African audience and look forward to sharing the stage with the Zip Zap performers in Cirque My Ride at the end of October,” says Jaimee Allen, one of the trio.

Jaimee grew up at Zip Zap. She started out as a performer, later becoming a teacher and a staff member focused on technical production. She auditioned for Ècole Superieure des Arts du Cirque, a professional circus school in Brussels, and spent three years training as a cloud swing circus performer.

Performances are at noon and 2pm daily on Saturday and Sunday October 27 and 28 at the Zip Zap Circus Dome in Founders Garden, Jan Smuts Street. Tickets are available from Quicket, with half-price tickets available until midnight on Sunday October 7.Contact Brigette at 021 419 0550 or for large-group bookings.