Winter Open House!

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages…Join us for our Intro to Circus Workshop Open House!
This 1.5 hour sample class provides a fearless opportunity to try out the rope, fabric, static trapeze, tight wire, and juggling with other brand-new beginners.
$5 gets you off your feet. Ages 6 – 106, spectators welcome!

Wednesday December 28th


Ages 6-106


About PSCA

A regional center for circus arts training


We offer classes for people of all ages shapes and sizes! Whether you’re old or young, super fit or just getting back in to shape, we have the perfect class for you.

If you’ve never tried the circus arts before, check out our New Student guide!


Whether you’re planning a birthday party, team building event, school field trip or fundraiser, we’ve got you covered.

Circus makes for the perfect exciting activity, using accessible physical activities that build trust, coordination and physical literacy.

Find out more today!


We support the development of circus as a performing art through our Artist-in-Residency program. We accept applications to the program on a rolling basis and provide resources like rehearsal space, discounted classes and workout space and media support to our resident artists.

If you want to know more, check it out!

Meet the Staff

The super heroes who do it all


Shana Kennedy

Executive Director


Kitsie O'Neill

Programming Director


Adam Woolley

Head Coach

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Winter Camp 2016

The Philadelphia School of Circus Arts – Best of Philly Winner for “Kids Classes” – announces Winter Circus Camp 2016 for youth ages 7 – 14. We can’t wait to share the excitement and challenge of the circus with kids in our full-day program!
Enrollment in Youth Camp Program each session is limited to 24 children and will have a great deal of individual attention with our staff of professional circus performers and teachers.

From Our Blog


Jul 2016

2016 Adult Program Survey Responses

Posted by Adam Woolley

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Adult Student Survey! There was some really clear and valuable feedback from old and …

6 Min Read


Jun 2016

Get to know PSCA’s Artists-in-Residence

Posted by Shana Kennedy

Did you know that PSCA has a thriving Artist-in-Residence (AiR) program?  We do!  Circus, theater and dance artists can apply for project-specific …

2 Min Read


Feb 2016

Spring Session and Performance

Posted by Adam Woolley

Hi PSCA, As we get ready for the Spring session 2016, I wanted to take the opportunity to share some thoughts on …

4 Min Read