CLASSES & TRAINING AT NECCA There are so many types and ways to train and learn circus. At every level, in every discipline, the most important tool we can offer is quality coaching every step of the way. Our coaches will help you understand the technique, expand your comfort zone, and invite creativity and curiosity into your training. Most adult classes are held on weekday evenings and run for an hour and a half starting at either pm or pm. We offer four sessions per year, each running 10–14 weeks, with pricing based on the number of weeks in a session.
The New England Center for Circus Arts is supported by the New England Foundation for the Arts through the New England Arts Resilience Fund, part of the United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund, an initiative of the U.S. Regional Arts Organizations and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with major funding from the federal CARES Act from the National Endowment for the Arts. Experience high level training for beginners through advanced performers in all types of circus arts from flying trapeze to clowning, in weekend long circus immersions, mixed workshop weekend events or week long circus training workshops.
The Circus Project is seeking dedicated circus students (18+) who want to take their skills to the next level and train like a circus professional. The Elements Training Company is a by-audition program in Portland, Oregon that lasts for 9-months from September through early June. Circus Center San Francisco - Offers the only comprehensive professional aerial training program in the US, as well as classes in a variety of other disciplines. Clown Conservatory - San Francisco, CA The only comprehensive professional clown training program in the US. New England Center for Circus Arts - Brattleboro, VT Nice people.
Circus Maine is committed to bringing the next level of circus arts to New England. Between comprehensive training programs and regular world-class circus performances held at Thompson’s Point, germinating the next direction of circus culture to the world at large. Leading educators speak out on the unique benefits students gain through a Circus Smirkus School Residency. Now is a great time to book a Smirkus visit to your school, after-school program, camp, club or community youth group. You can start with our new video – share it with your elementary school’s staff.