The Circus Arts programs offer both kids and adults an opportunity to experience a variety of Circus Arts, with everything from Juggling, Tumbling, Acrobatics, Clowning, Aerial Arts and they even have a full-time program that starts in September each year.
Acrobatica Infinti Circus is Chicago’s first and only nerd circus, featuring an all-star cast of performance artists, including contortionists, trapeze artists, jugglers, acrobats and more. This modern-day mashup combines traditional circus performance within the context of contemporary CosPlay, Sci-Fi and ComiCon culture. It’s comedy. It’s spectacle. It’s fandom in the extreme. We’ve let our inner […]
The mission of the Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival is two-fold: to educate the American circus artist by bringing them to the level required for competition internationally and to elevate the perception of and promote the artistic view of circus performance in America.
Aloft provides world-class circus performers for corporate events, as well as producing full length contemporary circus shows, including El Circo Cheapo Cabaret and Sephira. The performers of Aloft train in a tight-knit environment, providing feedback and support while developing unique styles of movement and story-telling. Aloft tours and performs locally, as individuals and as a full company.
Arik is a circus performer who has performed with a variety of troupes including Cirque du K, Circus Mojo, Environmental Encroachment, Dr. Degauss’ Circus Calamitus and Ballyhoo Bizarre, The Salida Circus, and Hathor’s Flame.
500 Clown uses action-based performance, improvisation, and circus arts to tell long-form dramatic stories that catapult the performers into physical and emotional risk.