transitions: professional development

Offering masterclasses, a new professional development micro fund aimed at professional circus practitioners and access to mentoring

professional development masterclasses 

Delivered in partnership with Circomedia and National Centre for Circus Arts, this programme of masterclasses will cover a variety of business focused areas of practice. 

Masterclasses are open to all UK circus professionals and cost £15 to attend. 

Thanks to the support of the Arts Council of Wales, Welsh-based practitioners can attend sessions based in Wales for free and can apply to NoFit State for support to attend sessions based in England if needed. 


Professional development micro fund 

To support the continuing professional development of circus professionals with a strong link to Wales through providing flexible and targeted financial support. 

This is a micro fund, providing small amounts of money to cover the direct costs that other larger funds are unable to support.  

The next deadlines for applications are:

Tues 30 April

Tues 28 May

Tues 25 June

Tues 23 July

Tues 20 Aug

To see news of Micro fund announcements visit our News page 


professional development mentoring 

Any person engaging with the transitions programme can apply to be matched with a professional development mentor who will work with them to develop a personal development plan.