Christian Schooneveldt-Reid

Christian was born an Acrobat, teaching himself to walk on his hands by age 6 and scaring his neighbors by jumping off the roof of his home.

He was enrolled into gymnastics, where he spent ten years training, coaching, judging and competing. During this time he achieved entry into five National championships.

Christian then moved to Melbourne searching for a different lifestyle and new ways to express him-self. Being accepted into The National Institute of Circus Arts Christian specialized in Hand-balancing and ground to air acrobatics.

The National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA)

In collaboration with James Brown and Casey Douglas he formed in 2006 the company ‘ThisSideUp acrobatics’.

Highlights include European touring with the self-made company ‘ThisSideUp acrobatics’ major show ‘Controlled Falling Project’, ‘Smoke and Mirrors’ the Helpmann award winning show from Sydney festival & Spiegeltent international directed by Craig Iiott. As a qualified rigger Christian is also valued for his work backstage for circus and show rigging performances.

CRICOS number 00111D
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