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Circus Learning Pods

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

Serving Chicago, Evanston, and the greater North Shore area.

What to expect

Learning pods give students a creative outlet away from their screens, and an opportunity for safe, in-person activities with their peers.

It’s like recess for remote learning, with expert instructors who specialize in circus arts, dance, theatre, and more!



Pod classes are one hour and can accommodate up to 6 students.

  • 1 Class $120
  • 4 Classes $100/class
  • 8+ Classes $80/class

financial Aid

Need assistance participating in a pod? Please fill out this form, and we’ll be in touch to help you cover the cost!


Want to throw a circus party? We’ve got you covered for that too! Click here to check out our birthday party offering!

Want to host a learning pod?

It’s easy to get started:

Step 1

Let us know you'd like to host.

You don’t need to have all the details yet – just a desire to bring the circus to you! Simply fill out the form below, and we’ll reach out to chat about next steps.

Step 2

Gather your friends!

Reach out to friends and neighbors who might be interested in joining your pod.

Step 3

Book your pods.

Once you’ve assembled your group, we’ll finalize the dates with you, and pair you with an instructor.

Ready to get started? 👇

Fill out this form, and we’ll reach out to you within one business day (if not sooner)!


What is your cancellation policy?

Pod purchases are non-refundable. Families can cancel a scheduled circus pod class up to 24 hours before its start time and receive a credit for a future class.


What happens if the weather is bad?

Rescheduling due to weather is up to the discretion of the teacher, who will make their best effort to decide at least 8 hours before the start of class.


What about equipment?

Actors Gym can provide any equipment necessary for the planned activities.


What if a student or instructor is sick?

Students and instructor will notify all parties if they or anyone in their household are showing any symptoms, or test positive for COVID-19. They will not attend class until a negative test is confirmed or symptoms are gone for at least 48 hours.