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For more details and to apply, click here. The Teen Assistant Counselor (TAC) program is a work-experience opportunity for teens aged 15 and older during PSCA’s Summer Circus Camp. The TAC would work under the direction of the full-time staff of PSCA’s summer circus camp with the Camp Director as primary supervisor. The TAC’s primary job responsibility will be assisting camp staff with the youngest group of Youth Campers …

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6-week position from mid-January through the end of February, 2018. Beginner-level classes for kids & teens ages 10-18. Three times / week – Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Ideal candidates must have, at minimum: – experience teaching beginning ballet to ages 10-18. We would also value: – good communication skills with kids and teens – interest in working with circus kids -interest in learning circus skills Inquiries: adam@phillycircus.com

 

Part-time position beginning Spring 2018 (5-10 hours per week). Hours projected to increase to 15 hours per week within 1 year. Ideal candidates must have, at minimum: – expertise in Cyr Wheel and ability to demonstrate high-level technique – experience teaching teens and adults – willingness to relocate to, or weekly commute to, Philadelphia We would also value: – Cyr Wheel teaching certification – other circus disciplines (if you have …

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Part-time position beginning in Fall 2018 for a top-notch acrobatics coach. This position could grow to full-time. Ideal candidates must have, at minimum: – expertise in group acrobatics or cheer and trampoline – 5+ years teaching kids and teens at high levels – live in, or willingness to relocate to Philadelphia We would also value: – dance, gymnastics or circus background – experience and interest in teaching adult students Inquiries: …

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Full-time position available beginning in Fall 2018 for a top-notch aerial coach. Ideal candidates must have, at minimum: – expertise in rope and fabric – 5+ years experience teaching teens and adult students at high levels – willingness to relocate to Philadelphia We would also value: – straps, lyra, and acrobatic skills – experience teaching adult students in a full-time professional course – past experience as a student in a …

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Today I had the great pleasure of being able to bring 25 of our Circadium students, PSCA students and their family members to a free preview screening of The Greatest Showman. In exchange, we were asked to do a little pre-show juggling and acrobatics in the theater, which the students happily obliged. I have mixed feelings about the film, which I’ll detail here. But first – definitely see the …

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Many thanks to all our parents and students for a fantastic 2016-17 year here at PSCA! We saw some amazing growth, not only in our students and their skills, but also in the community as a whole. All our teachers are inspired by their students, and the entire Youth Program is on a really exciting track. Last summer was the first time we ever offered any regular youth classes …

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Dear circus community, I woke this morning to the shocking news that the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus is shutting down. This, following so closely on the heels of the Big Apple Circus’s closure, is huge, and terribly sad for the directors, artists, and support staff who have invested their lives into the show. Saddest of all is the ending of the biggest chapter of American circus performance …

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Thanks to everyone who participated in the Adult Student Survey! There was some really clear and valuable feedback from old and new students alike. Class cards are awesome Pretty much everyone agrees that they love the class card system, the warm-up system and 1 hour long classes! So we won’t be changing any of those things. In the fall session, to keep up with everyone’s cost of living, you’ll …

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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 residencies and receive space, training, feedback and other types of support from PSCA. Right now we have a full house, with SIX resident companies and individual artists developing work here. Let’s get to know them! Renzuko DanceWorks Renzuko Website Ren Williams is developing a new dance piece, MUSE, that …

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