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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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Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
CircusWest performs at the 75th anniversary soiree of Vancouver’s Vantage Point in a circus tribute to the 1940’s. The Vantage Point organization builds leadership in the social profit sector through training and strategic planning with organization development professionals. CircusWest is honoured to be part of the festivities.
Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11:00 am
CircusWest is honoured to help open Vancouver’s newest park on the Concord Pacific Lands. Nestled between the Stadium and Science World, this new urban pop-up park will soon be the city’s newest place to enjoy the outdoors. CircusWest will perform on the new wooden stage at the grassy amphitheatre and have roving circus performers sprinkled[...]
Concord Pacific Place
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
11:00 am
Ghouls and goblins beware! CircusWest is back (by popular demand) at the Hallowe’en Parade for 2018. Cheer on our spook-tacular performers as they take to the streets and scare up some circus fun in the annual parade. Come see what surprise theme CircusWest has in store for this year’s festivities. Can you keep a secret?[...]
Downtown Vancouver
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 – A 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 premier of ‘Precipice’ debuts on the 40 foot climbing[...]
Richmond Olympic Oval
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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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You just need some space and equipment? CircusWest welcomes circus professionals at the PNE Garden Auditorium!


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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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Happy First Day of Fall from CircusWest! CirKids students Bria and Emi say goodbye to Summer and Hello to Fall with some handstands and a fun photo shoot in Momiji Gardens . How are you celebrating the change of seasons? Photo Credit Michele Roger . #circuswest #cirkids #dreambig #pushlimits #defygravity ... See MoreSee Less

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It's not too late to JOIN THE CIRCUS & JOIN THE FUN! There's still room in lots of classes and registration continues and will be pro-rated as sign-ups happen. For the younger kids why not check out our Tigers Program for ages 6&7? There's room in both the Wednesday afternoon and Saturday morning classes. For students that are ready for more be sure to find out more about the Ringmaster Plus program on Saturday from 9am-1pm. With a 4 hour class for ages 7-14 you'll get more intense training and be able to work on a wider range of skills. Our website www.circuswest.com/ has all the details on these and many other classes. Hope to see you in the gym soon 🙂 #cirkids #circuswest ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago


We're hiring! CircusWest is currently looking, in particular, for Primary Program staff. If you know of anyone who likes working with kids in a circus setting, please send them our way! (Info@circuswest.com).

And we are always looking for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our team. The following positions are accepting applications immediately. Visit our website for more details www.circuswest.com/about-us/jobs/

Advanced Aerial Hoop & Trapeze Coach

Advanced Silks Coach

Tumbling Coach

Trampoline Coach

If you or someone you know would be a good fit for our team we'd love to hear from you! Join the Circus! Join the Fun! #circuswest #cirkids
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