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Circus Workshops

Philadelphia School of Circus Arts

Circus, Dance, Workshop


You'll love it if you try it! Each week we're is offering different workshops to get your body moving & your mind expanding. Experience the great community of Circus Campus by learning a new skill with our experienced coaches.

Dance Trapeze: Ground to Air w Kyle Patrick (CANCELED)

Intro to Chinese Pole w Charlie Collins
Sat, Sep 9, 4 - 5
You'll have a great time learning the basics of how to climb, flip, & spin on the rubberized vertical bar. This is an upper body and core intensive apparatus so it’s an awesome way to build strength while having fun! All levels welcome. 

Roller Skating Workshop & Disco w Cottoncandy Circus
Fri, Sep 15, 5 - 6:15
All levels welcome. This short, fun workshop is designed to get you familiar with the roll and followed by a 45-min free-skate roller disco.

Lollipop Lyra w Watermelon Bathtub
Sat, Sep 16, 5 - 6
Part lyra, part pole, all fun! Learn the basics of this apparatus, including mounts & poses. Please note that due to the nature of the apparatus, this workshop will involve spinning. All levels welcome.

Intro to Dance Pole w PSCA
Fri, Sep 22, 5 - 6

This Intro to Pole workshop is designed with the complete beginner in mind and made for all fitness levels. No previous experience required. Students will learn beginner pole tricks, spins, low flow and floorwork. By the end of the class, we will incorporate these movements into a flowy mini-routine with fun shapes and transitions.

Join the vibrant community at Circus Campus! We foster a tight-knit group of creators showcasing incredible skills. We invite you to experience the excitement at our workshops & shows. Circus Campus is an educational headquarters & home to unique talent. Be a part of this extraordinary community!

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Run Time: 60 mins, 75 mins
Ticket Price: $20
Venue: Circus Campus Dates: September 9, 2023 - September 22, 2023

September 9, 2023 4.00pm

REQUIREMENTS: ?The poles are covered with friction tape, so students should wear full coverage pants (no exposed skin on legs/feet) and flexible athletic shoes.

6452 Greene St

General Admission: $20

September 15, 2023 5.00pm

REQUIREMENTS: Provide your own skates - helmet and padding suggested but not required.

6452 Greene St

General Admission: $20

September 16, 2023 5.00pm

6452 Greene St

General Admission: $20

September 22, 2023 5.00pm

CLOTHING REQUIREMENTS: The poles are made of chrome, so the more skin, the better. Shorts and a sports bra are suggested, please don't wear lotion or jewelry to this workshop.

6452 Greene St

General Admission: $20

About the Artist

The Philadelphia School of Circus Arts (PSCA) was founded in 2008 and is the premier Recreational Circus School in Philadelphia. Currently located in a 30, 000 sq/ft facility in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia, our offerings include both Youth and Adult programming in circus arts.

Creating joyful and challenging circus experiences for EVERY body

  • Kyle PatrickInstructor
  • Charlie CollinsInstructor
  • Erin FlaniganInstructor
  • Melissa MellonInstructor
  • Victoria PirenogluInstructor
  • PSCAInstructor

Accessibility & Content Considerations

Contact the Fringe Festival Box Office for up to date accessibility information.

This event is appropriate for ages 18+

Audience Interaction

Each workshop is different, ensure that you buy tickets for the specific workshop(s) of your choice. Many circus skills involve spinning or heights.

Covid-19 Safety policy

This event does not require proof of vaccination to attend or masks to be worn


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