Working with diverse communities of young people in South Africa and the USA, Zip Zap Circus helps kids "Dare to Dream" and empowers them to make those dreams a reality.


There is a growing community of Social and Youth Circus practitioners and supporters around the world. Here are links to just a few of them, in no particular order. We will be adding more links as we learn of them.

Zip Zap Circus School for Social Change (South Africa)

American Youth Circus Organization (AYCO)

Cirque du Soleil Global Citizenship

Circus Harmony


Cirque du Monde

Circo do Mondo (Brazil)

Circo del Mundo (Chile)

Simply Circus

Circus Smirkus

Let’s Circus (UK)

Iko Poran (Brazil)