Pre-Professional Training




Circus Center’s Pre-Professional Youth Program is a yearlong training program for youth that are passionate about circus arts and committed to their training. Students are asked to commit to the full year.

  • Fall Session: September 6 – December 16, 2016
  • Winter Session: January 3 – March 3, 2017
  • Spring Session: March 6 – May 26, 2017
  • Summer Session: June 5 – July 28, 2017 (Students are required to complete a certain number of hours of training, but they may arrange this to fit their summer schedule.)

Circus Center’s Pre-Professional Program has three levels: Rising Stars, Super Novas, and San Francisco Youth Circus. Placement in Circus Center’s Pre-Professional Program is by audition only.


Rising Stars

Young circus member having fun on the static trapeze | After School | Circus Center

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 4 PM - 6:20 PM

Ages 7 - 14

Students who are ready to commit to serious circus training start their journey in our Rising Stars program. There they master the fundamentals in a broad range of circus skills, including acrobatics, aerial, balance, and juggling. The focus in Rising Stars is on building strength, flexibility, and coordination.


Contact Program Director Felicity Hesed
to learn more:

felicity@circuscenter.org

Please check eligibility requirements.

Call (415) 759-8123 for more information.

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Super Novas

Young circus member jumping | After School | Circus Center

Fall: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Winter & Spring: Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays
4 PM - 6:20 PM

Ages 8 - 16

Students age 8-16 deepen their circus training when they advance to Super Novas. They continue to develop their strength, flexibility, and coordination while beginning to develop a specialty. The Super Novas also begin developing performance skills by participating in special events throughout the year.


Contact Program Director Felicity Hesed
to learn more:

felicity@circuscenter.org

Please check eligibility requirements.

Call (415) 759-8123 for more information.

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SF Youth Circus


Young circus member striking a pose on the rope | After School | Circus Center

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays | 4 PM - 6:25 PM

Ages 10-18

 

Circus Center’s youth performance troupe, receive professional caliber circus training. Students focus on advanced circus skills as well as act development. In addition to training, SF Youth Circus students perform throughout the year.


Contact Program Director Felicity Hesed
to learn more:

felicity@circuscenter.org
Please check eligibility requirements.

Call (415) 759-8123 for more information.

 
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