Your journey into the world of circus starts here

Circa Academy offers exceptional training programs with one of the world’s leading circus companies.

Spanning from early childhood play to pre-professional development, Circa Academy’s programs build physical and creative skills in a safe, non-competitive environment with some of Australia’s best trainers.

By asking “what is possible in circus?” Circa has created a suite of award-winning productions seen by over 1.5 million people across 42 countries. They bring this curiosity, expertise and daredevilry to Circa Academy – making circus experiences available to everyone.

With a program covering foundational circus skills, aerials, creative development and physical fitness, young people will learn how to navigate physical challenges, improvisation, choreography, imagination, emotional intelligence and communication skills.

Circa Academy’s Programs for Children & Young People

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Adventure Time Circus (Aged 18 months – 5 years)

Physical creativity for young children starts with Adventure Time Circus.

It’s time for your little acrobat’s next big adventure! With games, obstacle courses, storytelling, creativity and fun movement activities, Adventure Time Circus is the perfect introduction to circus for young people. Adventure Time Circus celebrates your child’s individuality and fosters creativity, expression and acceptance. 

Youth Circus (Aged 4 – 18 years)

Circus skills and fun starts here with cartwheels, backflips, trapeze, acrobatics, mini-tramp, juggling, hula-hoops and silks. Discover your superpowers in Circa Academy’s Saturday program. Designed for every level of experience, Circa Academy’s Youth Circus provides a supportive, non-competitive environment.

Learning great skills, making new friends” – Parent of a Youth Circus participant.


Your circus career starts here. Circa Academy’s Performance takes your circus as seriously as you do. At the home of the world-renowned Circa Ensemble, you will learn acrobatics, aerial skills, improvisation and four-space theory technologies. Performance will form ensembles that create and present live works around Brisbane and beyond.

The trainers were amazing at positively motivating the young people at their individual ability levels….they lead by example and were talented at creating a cohesive, collaborative group atmosphere.” – Parent of a Youth Circus participant.

Why Circa?

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Circa Contemporary Circus is one of the world’s leading performance companies – since 2004 from their base in Brisbane they’ve toured the world performing in more than 40 countries to over 1.5 million people.

Circa is at the forefront of the new wave of contemporary Australian circus. Circa Academy provides a platform for aspiring young acrobats to work toward achieving their personal goals in a fun, supportive and non-competitive environment.

Through sharing Circa’s knowledge and skills, Circa Academy is committed to developing a new generation of acrobats, ready to stand on the shoulders of the giants who have preceded them, and create circus at the cutting edge of the artform. Circa Academy is where your young person won’t just be learning circus, they will develop and grow physically, emotionally, socially and mentally.

It starts here with Circa Academy!

Book now on the Circa Academy website.

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