About

Male aerialist performing on silks

Mission

The Actors Gymnasium [an Illinois Not-For-Profit 501(c)(3) corporation] is dedicated to bringing a new physicality to the American Theatre. Encouraging ground-breaking theatrical exploration, The Actors Gymnasium:

  • Teaches circus arts, physical theatre and multi-disciplinary performance to children and adults;
  • Produces original, daring works of circus-theatre;
  • Serves as a talent resource, providing performance opportunities for our students and innovative professional event entertainment for a wider audience.

At The Actors Gymnasium people Learn To Fly –  physically, emotionally, and creatively.