Introducing our academy

If you want to study circus with physical theatre and develop as a new kind of circus performer, then you will want to be part of the UK's centre for research and production of transformational experiences arising from circus. You will want to be part of an academy that encourages you to discover the fullness of your physical, emotional and creative potential.

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Our programme

We run a vibrant programme of events, showcasing some of the most exciting circus and physical theatre acts from the UK and around the world.

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Finding your class

We have classes for all ages and all abilities. Have a browse through our classes and choose the skill and level that best suits you. Our classes run at both our sites, and take place in evenings and weekends. If you’re not sure what circus skill you want to learn, then you can check out one of our taster sessions and try your hand at a whole range of activities.

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Artist support

We provide opportunities for residencies, rehearsal and training space and mentoring. These are available to alumni, or artists who didn’t train at Circomedia, but who share our principles of the artist as creator, combining of artforms and using the body to convey meaning.

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Why support us?

Circomedia believes that everyone should have access to the arts and performance. We believe everyone deserves the chance to unleash their creative potential.

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What's on

  • CABARET PARADISO

    Come for an evening of Cabaret Paradise with some divinely talented, sexy and bizarre circus cabaret artistes in the heavenly surroundings of the Church at Portland Square. Read more

  • TESTING GROUND

    THU 23 NOV, 7:30pm, £5, 12+ TESTING GROUND is a chance for dancers and choreographers to show you some new ideas. Each dance artist or company will present a short extract of a show they are currently working on. Read more

  • Origins

    THU 16 - FRI 17 NOV, 7:30pm, After murdering his brother, in cold blood, we meet Cain living out his life exiled from his homeland. Afflicted by his memories and haunted by figures from the past, Cain must retrace his steps back to Eden in pursuit of answers. Read more