ANZCA 2019 - CIRCUS CENSUS
There were 856 respondents to the Circus Census who were involved in the New Zealand circus community as a practitioner in some capacity (as a student, teacher, performer, running a circus project or circus school, rigger, administration etc.)
86% of Census respondents indicated that they mainly participate in community circus.
Of our circus students, the most popular circus discipline to have participated in was aerials (82%).
The disciplines our performers do (including aspiring performers) are aerials (56%), manipulation (39%), acrobatics (31%), fire (23%), equilibristics (23%), clowning/mask (17%), magic (7%), sideshow (6%) and other (12%).
20% of those working in the circus industry in the period between April 2018 and April 2019 were working voluntarily only.
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*Note: not all the questions from the census are presented in these results to protect the anonymity of respondents.
MAP OF COMPANIES
Census Question: "What organisations/ companies in New Zealand did you train at or work with in the period between April 2018 and April 2019?"
Note: Not included on this map are sole traders, companies that have since closed down or companies that were unable to be located.