Local circus gyms and studios continue to offer great classes to keep you flying, moving and flipping through the end of summer. Check out the options below to discover your new circus obsession — or indulge an existing muse even further.
Where are the classes listed below?
Make a guess, then find out by clicking the link. Be sure to check out each company’s vaccination and mask policy before registering.
- Intro to Soft Apparatus: Silks and Sling
- Beginner Spin Pole
- Poletry — Intermediate Pole Dancing
- Parkour Open Gym
- Adult Gymnastics
- Intermediate Modern Dance
- Gentle Flow Yoga
- Cyr Wheel
September 13 – November 29
- The Center for Movement Theatre will host Dody DiSanto’s Comprehensive 1 Program, with classes happening on Mondays from 7-10 p.m. This class covers neutral mask work and creation, helping to broaden your sense of play, heighten spatial awareness, and help your body respond without the control of the mind. Register for the class at this link.
- The Baltimore Jugglers are scheduled to meet up from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Locus Point Recreation Center. Assuming good weather, the gathering will begin outside and then head indoors when it gets dark. Join the Baltimore Jugglers page on Facebook for the most up-to-date information about future meetings.
August 28 – October 24
- The Maryland Renaissance Festival returns on Saturdays and Sundays, with the line-up of performers as stellar as always. Enjoy Fools O & LaLa, London Broil, George Street Circus, the Hoop Enchantress, the Danger Committee and more at this completely outdoor event in Crownsville/Annapolis. Masks are recommended, and some independently owned vendors may require them at their stalls. Get tickets and check out this weekend’s schedule at this link.
- DC Art All Night is scheduled from 7 p.m.-Midnight. Enjoy live art activations in various neighborhoods of D.C. including Tenleytown, Dupont Circle, Shaw and more! The schedule is pending, but you can find your listserv author juggling in Tenleytown from 8-10 p.m. 😉 See the schedule here, or keep an eye on the website for updates.
- Connecting Circus Students Around the World is fundraising for its second year of micro-grants for circus artists of color. Donate to this organization so they can continue to support the creative and educational circus work we desperately need in the coming year.
- Local aerialist Kate Gero can use your support to help her recover and return to aerial arts after suffering a serious injury. Donate at this link.
Photo from the Arlington County Fair by M.V. Jantzen © 2021 https://flic.kr/p/2mj6bn1