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 Dream Big, Push Limits, and Defy Gravity—All While Having Fun

CircusWest is a comprehensive circus arts centre for all ages. We offer children, teens, and adults an opportunity to explore circus arts in an encouraging, non-competitive environment. CircusWest is a creative space where individuals can dream big, push limits, and defy gravity.
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Oct 28 @ 10:22 pm – 11:22 pm
10:22 pm
CircusWest performers stage a spook-tacular performance at Aberdeen Centre showcasing their circus tricks and treats. Come cheer on our performers as they bring circus thrills and chills to audiences the weekend before the big day! Two shows only @ 1pm and 3pm! Don’t miss it!
Aberdeen Centre, Richmond
Nov 4 @ 2:00 pm – Nov 5 @ 3:30 am
2:00 pm
Don’t miss the chance to watch British Columbia’s top young circus talents as they weave a fantastic tale told through acrobatics, aerials, dance and other contemporary circus disciplines. Illusive – A Circus of Possibilities shows where the world is turned inside out, and challenges all to create new paths and solve problems through circus collaboration[...]
Chilliwack Arts and Cultural Centre
Nov 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
8:00 pm
CircusWest and VERVE Inspired Circus present ‘Fireflight –  Supernatural Circus’ at the Richmond Oval. In a partnership with the Oval, CircusWest brings its unique tale of activism to the stage as animals of the Great Bear Rainforest battle a raging wildfire. As well, the world premiere of ‘Precipice’ debuts on the 40 foot climbing walls[...]
Richmond Olympic Oval
Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Come one, come all — to our 2018 CircusWest Annual General Meeting! We invite all CircusWest Performing Arts Society members to attend, as well as anyone interested in learning more about our dynamic circus organization. Light food & refreshments will be on offer as we reflect on the last fiscal year and look ahead to[...]
Hastings Room, PNE
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A 10-month program where kids aged 3 to 18 can discover their strengths in a fun and supportive environment.

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Adult & Teen

It’s never too late, or too hard, or too weird to start something new and exciting. At CircusWest, adults and teens aged 13+ discover what they’re really made of.​

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Professional Training

You just need some space and equipment? CircusWest welcomes circus professionals at the PNE Garden Auditorium!


Private Classes

We offer private classes with our professional coaches, so you can learn at your own pace. You can also use these classes to work intensively on a particular skill.

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Cirkids Winter Walkabout

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Community Events

Let our talented CirKids bring "wow factor" to your event, fair, or festival through compelling, artistic circus solos, duos, and group circus performances. We can provide for all your circus and entertainment needs from roving performers, to processions, to workshops, to circus acts, and even original theatrical circus productions.

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Corporate Events

CircusWest is a one-stop shop for all things circus. Verve Inspired Circus, our corporate entertainment division, focuses on the delivery of high-quality professional circus acts and shows. If you need artistic circus with West Coast flair for your event, Verve Inspired Circus can help make your vision a reality!

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CircusWest in Action

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CircusWest and the VSO are exited to announce a special offer for 'Cirque Meets Symphony: Troupe Vertigo with the VSO' ,Oct 16th at 8pm at the Orpheum Theatre.

Troupe Vertigo, formed by alumni of Cirque du Soleil, perfectly marry daring acrobatics with the greatest hits of the symphonic repertoire including Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, and Dvořák. Don’t miss this all new show live with the VSO.

Get the best seats in the house for just $65 with code TV65.


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And we're off!!!!!!! Our costume sale has started and goes until 2:30pm. Come on down and have some fun!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Costume Sale TOMMORROW - Saturday Oct 13, 2018 10:30am to 2:30pm. at CircusWest!!!

We've reorganized our vast collection of costumes this past summer and now have some costumes to pass on to new owners for a new life. All items will be priced by category to keeps things simple and prices are very reasonable to encourage quick sell through.

Top's, Tee's, Bodysuits, and Vests $3

Bottoms, Leggings, and Skirts $5

Unitards, One Pieces, and Dresses $8

Hats and accessories $2

Cash Sales are preferred but we will have the pin pad set up for debit and credit cards sales if necessary.

You'll find our Production Coordinator Michele Roger set up just behind the front desk in the hallway to the left when you first enter the CircusWest gym. Be sure to drop by before or after your CirKids class or make a special trip tomorrow to the gym.

Join us tomorrow to see what treasures you can find! Halloween is right around the corner and, hey let's admit that circus folk love a good costume anytime of the year😜
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