Our Program

Creating Tomorrow’s Circus Today

Building upon the strong foundations of the successful Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, Circadium is a full-time, 3-year, professional training program for circus artists. We are the first school in the United States to be state-licensed, granting a Diploma of Circus Arts.

As a non-profit vocational college, we have the mission of cultivating, inspiring, and innovating contemporary circus performance in America.

Program Overview

At Circadium, students train intensively in core circus disciplines: Acrobatics, Aerials, Juggling and Equilibristics, as well as Conditioning and Flexibility. The other major part of the curriculum is Theatre, Dance, and Friday Presentations. In addition to these classes, students will also take the following academic courses: History of Circus, Dramaturgy, Somatic Practice, and Industry Seminars. View our full Course Catalog.

The goal of this extensive curriculum is to create well-rounded artists with exceptional physical skills, performance skills, and tools to build their professional careers.