Circus Classes for Adults

For workshops & classes in the upstairs Studio G, please use the door at 1298 Gerrard St. East, just west of the main entrance

Open Gym

Open Gym is for experienced circus artists only - acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, clowns & all manner of professional circus artists are welcome to come train at The Circus Academy during open gym hours.

Main Studio

$10.00 drop-in fee from September 1, 2017

Please note that Open Gym is cancelled until further notice

Adult Aerial Class

Learn aerial hoop, silks, static trapeze &/or corde lisse while gaining strength, flexibility & confidence. We work with each student individually according to their athletic ability, flexibility, stamina & skill level. No experience necessary. Please call 647-551-9156 or email for information.

Main Studio

Tuesdays & Thursdays
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

SESSION 1: September 5 - December 22, 2017 (16 weeks)
$400 + HST ($452) for 1 class/week
$736 + HST ($831.68) for 2 classes/week
$29 + HST drop-in ($32.48)

SESSION 2: January 8 - March 9, 2018 (9 weeks)
$225 + HST ($254.25) for 1 class/week
$414 + HST ($467.82) for 2 classes/week
$29 + HST drop-in ($32.48)

SESSION 3: March 19 - June 29, 2018 (15 weeks)
$375 + HST ($423.75) for 1 class/week
$690 + HST ($779.70) for 2 classes/week
$29 + HST drop-in ($32.48)

Tuesdays only: 6:30 - 8:00 pm

July 2 - August 31, 2018 (9 weeks)
$225 + HST ($254.25) for 1 class/week
$29 + HST drop-in ($32.48)

Hoopersonic Hula Hoop Class

Hoopercise is an awesome, high-energy hula hoop class focusing on outlining the fundamentals of core hooping while engaging the rest of your body. It is a fun and effective workout like no other! Students participate in specially designed drills and activities to strengthen their existing hoop dance skills or learn them for the first time. At times we will incorporate weights or mix hoop dance with other forms of exercise, so every class feels like a fresh and enjoyable experience!

Perfect for beginners who just want to give it a try, or for experienced hoopers looking to get in a fabulously fun workout! Beginners may drop in at any week. Hoops provided! Also available for purchase but contact Amy in advance.

Studio G

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm - Hoop Dance Fitness
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm - Hoop Flow 101

For info:

Sketchy & Fesso’s Crash Course in Vaudeville

NEW SESSION! 7 week course where Lunacy Cabaret’s inimitable clown duo Sketchy & Fesso introduce you to various Vaudevillian disciplines including clown, character, buffoon and slapstick. An accessible course in physical theatre for the Vaudeville stage for the novice or the experienced. Expand your performance toolbox, build on your comedic repertoire, and kill on stage! Only 12 spots available, book yours now!

Studio G

September 11 - October 23, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

To register join the facebook group and send an email to

Clown Through Mask with Sue Morrison

Based on the pioneering work of Richard Pochinko, this workshop synthesizes Native American and European clowning traditions in the discovery of the clown. Explore colour, innocence and experience using six clay masks to create your own personal mythology. As the masks are explored, various characters emerge leading you to your clown. Taught by Sue Morrison, Artistic Director of the Theatre Resource Centre.

Studio G

January 8 - February 9, 2018
Monday through Friday, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Soiree: February 10, 8:00 pm

Register HERE

Tai Chi & Qi Gong

Internal Harmony Kung Fu teaches skills that will enhance your life by maximizing vitality, internal power and cultivating qi (chi). This class provides Taoist martial, wellness and relaxation techniques to add to your toolbox for dealing with inner and outer conflicts. Your strength and resilience will be enhanced and you will experience a greater sense of well-being. What could be better than that!

Studio G

Mondays & Wednesdays: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To register call 416-616-6803 or send an email to
Or just show up! New students welcome at any class.

Poi with Nick Woolsey

The art of swinging things! Poi is a form of dance, where weights on the ends of tethers are swung through rhythmical patterns, with movements often borrowed from other disciplines such as juggling, club swinging, dance, and rhythmic gymnastics. Poi appeals to those who are looking for a dynamic activity that engages both the mind and body. It’s meditative. It’s addictive. Try it!

Studio G

Beginner Poi
Join world-renowned poi instructor Nick Woolsey for an 8-class poi course! This is your chance to learn all the fundamental moves of poi, along with the theory and techniques that will set you on the road to poi mastery.

Intermediate & Advanced Poi
Take your poi spinning skills to a new level! This 8-class course will progress through a proven system of exercises, towards the goal of complete freedom of movement and expression with poi.

Next session to be announced
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