CLASSES

REGULAR CLASSES ARE SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY, ALTHOUGH WE HOPE TO RETURN IN THE FALL. PLEASE JOIN US THIS SUMMER FOR CAMP!

 Schedule 

Jr. Co

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Empyrean

4:30 - 6:30 PM

MONDAY

TUESDAY

Aerial I

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Aerial II

4:30 - 5:30 PM

CirqueFit

5:45 - 7:00 PM

 

Adult Aerial

7:00 - 8:30 PM

WEDNESDAY

Pro Co

3:30 - 5:30 PM

Elite Co

5:30 - 7:30 PM

THURSDAY

Aerial II

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Jr Apprentice Co

4:30 - 6:00 PM

Straps and Aerial Conditioning

6:00 - 7:30 PM

Open Gym

7:30 - 9:00 PM

FRIDAY

Teen Aerial

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Aerial Drops and Flair

5:00 - 6:30 PM

PWYC Friday Night Flights

(Pay What You Can)

6:30 - 7:30 PM

SATURDAY

3rd Saturday

Date Night

5:00 - 9:00 PM

SUNDAY

 
 

Tuition 

Purchase a punch card for $120

 

1 Hour

1.5 Hour

2 Hour

Open Gym

 

$75

$112.50

$150

7 Week Session

 

$15

$22

$32

$8

Drop-in

 

$12 (2 Punches)

$18 (3 Punches

$24 (4 Punches)

$6   (1 Punch)

Punch Card

 

Beginner

 

AERIAL I

Tuesday 3:30 - 4:30

Aerial I is strictly for the young beginner 5-7yrs old. Students begin the class series through play, movement exploration, storytelling and skill development on equipment made appropriate for their age . Class is structured with a soft intention and play in mind.

 

AERIAL II

Tuesday 4:30-5:30

Thursday 3:30 - 4:30

Aerial II is one step above our introductory class to circus training for the 5-7 yr old. Aerial II is planned for the beginner and can be an introductory class for some 6-9 yr olds. Creative movement, skill introduction, sequence training on silks, trapeze, rope, and hoop are emphasized. 

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JR COMPANY

Monday 3:30 - 4:30

Junior Company students have now graduated from fabric knots to unknotted fabric. Climbing, simple inversions, short sequences, basic body wraps, holds, short and playful image sequences on fabric, hoop, trapeze and rope provide for steady progress toward developing confidence, skill and artistry.

 

TEEN AERIAL

Friday 4:00 - 5:00

It is never too late to start! Teen Aerial is an introductory class for those teens interested in joining Le Cirque Centre. Students will learn a variety of apparatus like silks, lyra, and corde lisse in a supportive environment that

encourages individual expression. ​

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Intermediate

 

JR APPRENTICE CO

Thursday 4:30 - 6:30

Jr. Apprentice Company students have graduated from learning basic wraps, climbs, poses, and qualities of movement. Strength and flexibility exercises are repeated throughout their training as aerialists and circus artists. Confidence is developed through skills performed on silks, trapeze, hoop, and rope while performing at greater heights with longer sequences. Students also begin to learn the art of physical acting and character projection.

 

AERIAL DROPS AND FLAIR

Friday 5:00 - 6:30

This class for experienced teens and adults will focus on learning new drops, tricks and sequences on silk, rope, lyra, trapeze and more. Finding the transitions in choreography will challenge students to expand their vocabulary! 

With Flora Chipowsky. 

Advanced

 
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PRO COMPANY

Wednesday 3:30 - 5:30

Pro Company includes students that are both advanced and intermediate in physical acting, aerial circus, strength, flexibility, artistry and performance professionalism. Pro students train once a week in silks, hoop, dance trapeze, fixed trapeze and acrobatics. Each year Pro Company students audition for the lead roles in Le Cirque Centre’s end of the year productions.

 

ELITE COMPANY

Wednesday 5:30 - 7:30

Elite Aerialists is the an advanced performance class. Students at this level excel in strength, skill, flexibility, acrobatics, artistry, and professionalism both on the floor and in the air. Elite Students are selected for lead rolls in our end of the year production. Elite students are encouraged to perform on a number of pieces of equipment such as:  silks, hoop, dance trapeze, fixed trapeze, corde lease, and cloud swing.  The E.A. team has the ability to refine, clarify and articulate characters to strongly support a storyline. (Students at this level are required to take

Cirquefit as well as their elite class)

EMPYREAN

Monday 4:30 - 6:30

Empyrean Aerialists is the most advanced performance class at Le Cirque Centre, and a touring company. Students at this level excel in strength, skill, flexibility, skill development, acrobatics, artistry, and professionalism on the floor and in the air. Most students select a specialty but Empyrean Aerialists have acquired the skill to perform on a number of pieces of equipment such as: silks, hoop, dance trapeze, fixed trapeze, spanish web, and rope. Their physical acting skills are also being developed to a professional level and refined through performance. (Students at this level are required to take cirquefit

as well as their elite class)

 

CIRQUEFIT

Tuesday 5:45 - 7:00

Cirquefit is a conditioning class at the Centre that provides a complete workout for the circus performer and athlete. The class includes cardio, circuit strength training, aerial equipment, hand balancing, and flexibility.

 

Adult Classes

 

ADULT AERIAL

Tuesday 7:00 - 9:30

Do you wish to be in the air? Adult Aerial is an all levels class for those adults keen to learn new skills at Le Cirque Centre. Students will learn a variety of apparatus like silks, lyra, and corde lisse in a supportive environment that encourages individual expression. With Wiloe Leonardo and Sonya Smith. 

 

OPEN GYM

Thursday 7:15 - 8:30 PM

Time to practice!  This is a supervised open space to review material learned in class at Le Cirque Centre. There will be NO INSTRUCTION, only safety supervision during this time. Experienced aerialists who would like to train may have access by contacting LeCirqueAshland@gmail.com

 

STRAPS AND AERIAL CONDITIONING

Thursday 6:00 - 7:30

Dive into your aerial body! We will work on flexibility, injury prevention, technique and most of all strength building. Focused on the basics, so if you're a beginner or a conditioned aerialist looking to get back the the roots, come check it out!

 

FRIDAY NIGHT FLIGHTS

Friday 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Awaken your inner child! Fly through the air whit colorful lighting and fun music in a  relaxed atmosphere. This class includes a light instruction period followed by improvisation, play and dancing in the air. teens, adults and all ability levels welcome.

With Flora Chipowsky. 

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