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Alumni Interview – Claire Hopson

Hello, David here with a CircusWest alumni interview! This time, we're chatting with a recent graduate of Quebec Circus School, Claire Hopson. We discuss her discipline, the ups-and-downs of aerial straps, and how circus has impacted her personally. Let's get into it! David: When did you graduate the CirKids program? Claire: I graduated in 2015. [...]

By |2019-12-18T14:49:38-08:00December 18, 2019|Blog|

Walkabout with CircusWest

Dear world, Well, it’s that time again---the air is getting colder, the rain is falling and the CirKids are getting ready for the Winter Walkabout. In December, over the span of one weekend, each CirKids class from Lions up to Ensemble will show their friends and family what they’ve been working on for the [...]

By |2018-11-28T14:37:59-08:00November 28, 2018|Blog|

Words of Wisdom: two CirKids on their time at CircusWest

Words of Wisdom As the CirKid year ends, we always get ready to watch a few of our oldest students set off on new adventures---which may or may not include CircusWest. We are proud of each and every student that we teach, but there's a particular bittersweet joy for those students who are heading [...]

By |2018-07-05T12:17:23-07:00July 5, 2018|Blog|

Summer Intensives: now open for registration!

Summer Intensives: Now Open for Registration! photo by Heidi Black Dear World, We have news for you. This July, you can train with us in our Summer Intensives! It’s true. It’s happening. The Intensives are for intermediate to advanced students of circus or gymnastics, or dancers looking to push their training to the next [...]

By |2018-05-23T18:02:52-07:00May 23, 2018|Blog|

ILLUSIVE: A Peek Into The Possibilities, Part Four

ILLUSIVE: A Peek Into The Possibilities, Part Four Last time, on ILLUSIVE: A Circus of Possibilities: in CircusWest’s upcoming student production (2 more days!), we follow characters that have their worlds turned inside out. Working together, they will put math, art, circus and the concept of reality to the test. The characters explore four [...]

By |2018-05-08T13:10:46-07:00May 8, 2018|Blog|

ILLUSIVE: A Peek Into The Possibilities, Part Three

ILLUSIVE: A Peek Into The Possibilities, Part Three Last time, on ILLUSIVE: A Circus of Possibilities... In CircusWest’s upcoming student production, we follow characters that have their worlds turned inside out. Working together, they will put math, art, circus and the concept of reality to the test. The characters explore four worlds that come [...]

By |2018-05-03T16:58:29-07:00May 3, 2018|Blog|

ILLUSIVE: A Peek Into The Possibilities, Part Two

ILLUSIVE: A Peek Into The Possibilities, Part Two In CircusWest’s ILLUSIVE: A Circus of Possibilities, we follow characters that have their worlds turned inside out. Working together, they will put math, art, circus and the concept of reality to the test. The characters explore four worlds that come from aspects of the art of [...]

By |2018-04-26T13:18:31-07:00April 26, 2018|Blog|

ILLUSIVE: A Peek Into The Possibilities, Part One

ILLUSIVE: A Peek Into The Possibilities, Part One In CircusWest’s ILLUSIVE: A Circus of Possibilities, we follow characters that have their worlds turned inside out (sometimes literally!). In order to find their way back out, they will need to learn to work together, and will put math, art, circus and the concept of reality [...]

By |2018-04-19T16:03:41-07:00April 19, 2018|Blog|

Summer Camp at the Circus

We're nearly there! It's almost SUMMERTIME. And you know what happens in the summer? Camp. CircusWest offers several summer camps in several locations through July and August. In July, we're here at our PNE home base (the Garden Auditorium) with week-long camps for 7-14-year-olds. In a condensed version of our year-long Ringmasters-style programs, campers [...]

By |2018-04-04T18:03:12-07:00April 4, 2018|Blog|

Our Society

 Our Society The CircusWest Performing Arts Society is structured to realize big dreams through its policies, procedures and strategic initiatives. Our Bylaws

By |2017-12-07T21:17:02-08:00December 7, 2017|Blog|