THE POINT CDC brings the circus to the South Bronx through one-of-a-kind Cirque du Monde social circus workshops and live circus performances.
A central feature of its Youth Art Programs, THE POINT CDC is proud to host New York City’s only Cirque du Monde workshops. The social outreach program of internationally acclaimed Cirque du Soleil, Cirque du Monde uses circus as an alternative education tool to engage youth in communities around the world. The mission of Cirque du Monde at THE POINT CDC is to empower youth through the basic concepts of social circus including trust, self-confidence, focus, perseverance and teamwork. THE POINT CDC offers weekly social circus workshops in a fun and supportive atmosphere to young people in grades 3 and higher. Workshops feature aerobic games, stretching, conditioning and circus skills such as trapeze, physical comedy and juggling.