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Hi everyone! This is Adam; I came to PSCA in April as the new Head Coach. Part of my job coming in was to help guide PSCA through a time of transformation and growth, and help usher this community towards its goals. This means that our Youth and Adult programs will be changing as we find the right balance of what students need and want. In this post I’m going …

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I saw this on a T-shirt at the American Circus Educators Conference in Montreal this summer, and it has stayed with me. What a fortunate thing it is to walk into the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts every day, and be surrounded by women who compete with how many pullups they can do, not with how few calories they can consume. Circus has taught me that the important thing …

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Since we were kids, September has always been the start of new things. New teachers, never-used pencils, shiny shoes and warm sweaters. We reinvented ourselves every fall. PSCA has a similar vibe this September, especially thanks to our NEW WEBSITE! This has been a long time coming, and we are grateful to BadCat Design for taking the cluttered dysfunction of phillycircus.com and turning it into this streamlined beauty. We’re all …

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A few times this past month, I’ve been able to stay late at the circus school, being the last one to mop up and lock up. I treasure these moments alone here. The place is so still. I can hear the hum of the lift on its charger, or sometimes the barely-audible buzz of the lights. I reflect on all of the excitement and joy that took place during …

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This is what Baz, Ayla, and Isa do now. A lot.