Circo Kernow provides safe training spaces and projects and 15 experienced professional tutors, supported by a team of dedicated staff.
The staff are based in our offices at Swamp Arts Cafe, Penryn and manage outreach projects in other areas as required.
The staff are supported by a multi skilled board of trustees from across Cornwall experienced in the fields of education, business, community projects,
IT, special education needs and health services.
Maia Benzimra – Administrator
Brett Jackson – Development Manager & Arts Director
Sharon Struminski – Finance Officer
Debbie Risborough CCA – Accountant ( Cornwall Community Accountancy Services)
All our tutors are Equity accredited and have full insurance, first aid qualifications and DBS checks.
Our tutors include those who advise on fitness, diet and physical skills and those that specialise in one area of skill:
Pastoral advice and guidance – TBC
Beth Ireland – Aerial & flexibility
Brett Jackson – Acrobatics , Mime and Clown
Naomi Lewis – Aerial skills
Bruce Townsley – Prop Manipulation
Claudia Collin – Flamenco Dance
Josh Kanag – Capoiera Instructor
We work with a wider team of professional Swamp Circus artists that provide masterclasses and bespoke skills as required.