Current Projects

  • We’re here to announce what might be our biggest initiative yet. It’s called: Circus Now: International Contemporary Circus Exposure 2015…or CN-ICE for short. Next January 8-10, in conjunction with the American Performing Arts Presenters Conference, one of the world’s largest gatherings of arts professionals, NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts will present “Circus Now: […]

  • August 21

    We’re pleased to be returning this year to Marcus Garvey Park on August 21st to present three new, up and coming American circus companies. Joining us this year are Acrobatic Conundrum (Seattle), ChelseaO Productions (San Francisco) and A Perfect Catch (NYC). All three companies will be presenting excerpts from their longer works. The show is […]

  • Circus Now is coming to the Frequent Flyers® Aerial Dance Festival in Boulder Colorado with a series of professional development workshops! For more information on the workshops, you can check out the ADF website HERE Circus Now members at any level also get a 10% discount on classes at ADF! In order to access it, […]

  • The Circus Now Local Chapters are devoted to advocating for circus arts within our local communities. The three pilot chapters (Kansas City, San Diego and Seattle) aspire to connect circus artists, students, and fans, while providing resources and opportunities for education, creation, and advancement, independent of local affiliation.

  • Circus Now is excited to announce its first collaborative community project: Aerial for Theaters 101, a series of educational materials to help performing arts presenters include aerial arts in their productions. The project is being spearheaded by Nicki Miller, director of the aerial theatre company Only Child, who proposed it to Circus Now via our […]

  • In November of 2013, Circus Now began tracking our Allied Organizations in the US Circus Map Project. The map project is ongoing, and is a great way to build an open database of schools and performance groups. As we track the data gathered in this project we will begin to have the concrete evidence that everyone needs to start recognizing that circus is really going through an exciting new era!