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Zip Zap Opens its Dome for a Special Festive Showcase of VOOMA! in December

The ever-popular and beloved Zip Zap Circus is back with VOOMA! running this festive season from 7 to 17 December 2023. Aptly named, this fast-paced, action-filled circus show is set to deliver another high-octane spectacle that promises to leave audiences on the edge of their seats.

What is VOOMA! all about?

VOOMA! is a dynamic and engaging circus performance suitable for all ages. This family-friendly event in Cape Town features trapeze acts, acrobatics, unbelievable juggling, and hilarious comedy routines, all performed by an exceptional cast of ordinary kids capable of extraordinary feats. This circus family is bound to transport the audience into a world of wonder, joy, and adventure.

‘VOOMA! takes me back to my circus school years in the 70s. The energy, the comradery, the fun and the daring. Not all will become stars of the sawdust ring but the lessons learnt will last long after lessons from text books are forgotten,’ says Brent van Rensburg, Co-founder and Artistic Director at Zip Zap.

The cast of the VOOMA performance includes young performers from the advanced Zappers and Dare2Dream programs, along with their “older brothers and sisters” who recently returned from France after a triumphant 3-month tour with Zip Zap’s professional production, Rhapsodie. With 90 shows, 400,000 viewers, and national television coverage, this tour has propelled Zip Zap onto the world stage with incredible success.

Bring the kids, grandparents, aunts and uncles, and the whole family to this exhilarating, family-friendly show. Enjoy an entire performance of enticing thrills and spills that will leave you in awe and amazement whilst supporting our local communities and their children.

Tickets are available on Quicket for R125. However, discount packages are available for schools and groups of 10 or more. Simply email events@zip-zap.co.za  for more information.

Cost: R125pp, book via Quicket

When: Running from 7 to 17 December 2023, every evening at 6pm
Where: Zip Zap Dome, 10 Jan Smuts St, Cape Town

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Need to know

Street food such as boerewors rolls, sweet treats and refreshments are served during intervals. This event is entirely cashless, and credit/debit cards and SnapScan are welcome. Doors open 45 minutes before each performance, and seating is unreserved and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Zip Zap Circus is offering specially tailored discount packages for companies and larger groups looking to support shows and circus. Reach out to events@zip-zap.org with more details about your group booking.

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All you need to know about Zip Zap Circus

Zip Zap is a vibrant and uniquely South African circus that originated in Cape Town in 1992 to inspire and empower young people from all backgrounds to pursue their ambitions through circus arts. Their approach promotes social cohesion, creates opportunities, unlocks potential and imparts skills for life.

They work with a wide range of children from various communities, helping them to dream big and turn those dreams into reality. Zip Zap programmes are gratis to the participants, with financial and material support from individuals, organisations, corporations, and foundations.

Tel: 063 043 7088
Email: info@zip-zap.org
Website: zip-zap.org
Instagram: @zipzapcircus
Facebook: @ZipZapCircus