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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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Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
6:30 pm
CircusWest helps illuminate the night with spinning lights and circus acrobatics at Science World. The kids have gone and the adults have come out to play in a night of science, cocktails and engaging entertainment. This SOLD OUT event grants full access to all aspects of Science World and offers a night of fun, frivolity[...]
Science World
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 11:23 pm
6:00 pm
CircusWest is set to perform a special Circus Half-Time Circus Spectacular for a premier league SFU Basketball game (against an American Rival) on February 2nd. CircusWest will dazzle the hometown crowd with our unique & exciting blend of acrobatics, unicycle and acrobalance. Trek up Burnaby Mountain for some Grade A basketball and an energetic circus[...]
Simon Fraser University West Gym
Feb 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
8:00 pm
Ever wanted to run away and join the Circus? Now is your chance! For one night only on February 11th, we will be running an Intro to Circus night! We are running a variety of classes from 8:00pm – 9:30pm — including Intro to Aerial Hoop, Intro to Tissu/Silks & Intro to Unicycle! Join the[...]
PNE Garden Auditorium
12:00 am
CircusWest is back for a 7th year at the annual Richmond Children’s Arts Festival. Catch us as we bring circus excitement to the festival grounds and amaze and delight festival goers with our Unicyclists, Stilt Walkers, and Acrobats. This year, we bring circus outside and interact with the crowds and spread our passion of circus[...]
Richmond Art Gallery
Mar 24 @ 12:21 am – 1:21 am
12:21 am
CircusWest is excited to lead some circus workshops at Canada’s largest food & health event at the Vancouver Convention Centre this March. This all-day Expo in a high energy full day celebration designed for BC families. Come on down and learn to walk on a tight wire, hand stilts and have some circus fun with[...]
Vancouver Convention Centre - East Building
May 9 @ 12:30 pm – May 12 @ 9:00 pm
12:30 pm
James and the Giant CIRCUS Peach is the circus adaptation of the famous children’s book by Roald Dhal. It is the story of a young boy who befriends a colony of eccentric giant bugs who live inside a gigantic peach, and chronicles their travels around the world. The show is filled with surreal challenges as[...]
PNE Garden Auditorium
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – Jun 23 @ 11:00 am
10:00 am
For the 8th year, CircusWest animates Creekside Park with a series of circus performances and dynamic roving characters throughout the Dragon Boat fairgrounds. Catch our feature shows twice daily and keep you eyes peeled for a cadre of circus artists, magicians, acrobats, stilt walkers and unicyclists as they bring added excitement to the Dragon Boat[...]
Creekside Park
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Silks/Tissu is always popular among the Circus community, so what are you waiting for!? Come and give it a try at our one night only event! February 11th is the date, mark it in your calendar and be sure to register online to hold your spot! Spots are limited and will fill up fast! ... See MoreSee Less

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Join the Circus for one night and try out our "Intro to Aerial Hoop" class running on February 11th from 8:00pm - 9:30pm! Spaces are limited so ensure your spot is held by registering online! ... See MoreSee Less

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Ever wanted to run away and join the Circus? Now is your chance! For one night only on February 11th we will be running an Intro night! We are running a variety of classes from 8:00pm - 9:30pm, so make sure to sign up online to hold your spot! ... See MoreSee Less

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