Fall classes are in session! Learn more about our health and safety precautions.

At The Actors Gymnasium, people

Learn to Fly

physically, emotionally, & creatively.

Learning Pods

Small group, socially distanced circus and theatre activities from the comfort of your yard or a nearby green space.

Fall classes

New in-person and online classes are now in session! With dozens of options to choose from, there’s something for everyone.

Financial aid and payment plans 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.

Our Mission

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

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