Stilt Walker Ireland is a website dedicated to presenting the best Irish stilt walkers costumed characters. Since 2000 we have entertained thousands of audiences every year at Ireland’s festivals and events. If you have any further questions please feel free to contact us.
Stilt walking Ireland trades as ‘Artastic’. As Artastic are involved in so many aspects of Spectacle, Street Arts and Street Theatre, we developed this site dedicated to stilt walkers and stilt walking classes in Ireland.
Since 2000 we have helped thousands of people how to use stilts, entertained hundreds of thousands of people at festivals and events all over Ireland, as well as appear in photo shoots with many of our famous and infamous celebrities and political figures in Ireland.
We pride ourselves in always creating great quality in everything we do, from the costumes we create, to the performers we use, to the partners we work with, to the community relationships developed over the years.
If you think you would like to learn more about our work, please feel free to get in touch.
For full view of many aspects of Artastic’s work please visit our main website Artastic.ie
Stilt walking workshops
Have you ever wanted to learn to walk on stilts, or work with a group who do? Whether you’re an absolute beginner who is interested in learning or just want to have a bit of fun, or are you considering adding stilt walking as an additional skill to your professional performance career, Look no further. Whatever the reason, I can assure you that I can provide all the training you need in a safe professional environment, in a fun and exciting workshop.
If you’re working with a youth group, stilt walking workshops are a great way to help them develop balance, confidence, self-esteem, while risk taking they build trust in a very interactive activity, while at the same time have a lot of fun.
I have been teaching stilts for thirteen years and have successfully helped thousands of people young and old how to walk on stilts. We have created a website dedicated to learning how ot stilt walk. So please contact me if you want to learn more or you can visit my website dedicated to learning to stilt walking www.stiltsireland.ie
Think about what are the first impressions you would like you audiences to get and that should help you decide what theme or costumes may suit you best.
Stilt walker s can vary in height from about eight to nine foot, so ensure the area you want them to perform in can facilitate their height. Some stilt walkers can lower their stilts to accommodate lower ceilings.
We normally reach the venue one hour prior to performance start time, in order to offer client reassurance that we are there, and along performers enough time to get ready as well as familiarise themselves with the venue, as well as any particular requirements you may have,
We will work to suit the times of your event, but keep in mind that stilt walkers have a limit of how long they can walk about without rest to keep the safe. We recommend that we can do either three forty-five minute sets, or a two hour set. So we suggest you programme carefully to get the best form our performers.
Dressing room/changing area
Stilt walkers, like other performers will need a changing area away from the general public to get ready, as well as leave their personal belongings while they are performing. Keeping in mind they also need to put on stilts, so somewhere up stairs may not be suitable.
Although performers are very happy for photographs to be take, but if you intend to use them for promotional purposes, please check with the individual performers first. This would include pictures form this website too.