Registration for fall classes is live! Learn more about our COVID protocols.

At The Actors Gymnasium, people

Learn to Fly

physically, emotionally, & creatively.

Our Commitments

Over the past year, 36 members of our staff, board, and faculty developed a diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging strategic plan.

In order to provide visibility and invite community feedback, we’ve published our commitments here.

Fly into fall classes!

From old classics to new favorites, there’s something for everyone this fall. All ages, all levels. No experience necessary.

Financial aid available.

Take your career to new heights!

In addition to acrobatics, our pro training program has an all-new clown concentration that will help you fly onto Chicago stages and beyond.

Financial aid available.

Our Mission

As one of the nation’s premiere circus and performing arts training centers, the Actors Gym provides programs are focused around three areas:

  • Teaching circus arts and performance skills
  • Producing original and daring circus-theatre productions
  • Providing award-winning entertainment at special events