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At The Actors Gymnasium, people

Learn to Fly

physically, emotionally, & creatively.

Winter Camp

Six days of circus, juggling, tumbling, trapeze, tightwire, stilts, and more in small, socially distanced groups.

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.

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