The Actors Gymnasium 
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Evanston's Only Circus School Teaches Students to Fly
EVANSTON, IL The Actors Gymnasium Circus & Performing Arts School starts registration today for their Summer session beginning on June 9. Classes include unique offerings in subjects such as Circus & Aerial Arts, Parkour & Art du Deplacement, and more for both youth and adults. 

The Actors Gymnasium is dedicated to teaching circus and aerials arts, physical theatre and multi-disciplinary performance. Their highly-skilled faculty teach classes for all ages, as well as extremely popular and innovative skill building camps and workshops throughout the year.

To take advantage of the warm weather, Parkour & Art du Deplacement classes for adults and youth ages 11 to 15 will be offered on Saturdays. Students learn the disciplines in which practitioners use their bodies to interact with and traverse all type of environments while simultaneously focusing on mental and spiritual development.
Further class offerings for kids and adults of all ages and skill levels include Circus Arts, Contortion, Gymnastics, and Imaginastics. 
The new session of classes in Circus and Performing Arts begins June 9 and runs through August 3, 2014. There are no classes July 4.

Due to popular demand, The Actors Gymnasium has also expanded its Summer Circus Intensive Workshop to provide options for both afternoon and evening classes. More information on this high level performance ready workshop can be found here. Additional evening and weekend classes are available for adult students here.

Registration for all Summer classes are now open at Classes fill quickly and limited space is available. Financial aid and payment plans available. For more information, contact our office by email or by phone (847)328-2795.  
The Actors Gymnasium is located at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes Street, Evanston - just off of the Noyes purple line 'L' stop. The Noyes Cultural Arts Center is owned by the City of Evanston and home to over 20 artists and arts organizations offering music, theater, and visual arts programs and studios. The galleries exhibit local artists, with exhibitions changing every two months.

Actors Gymnasium classes are taught in a 3,000 sq/ft gymnasium space that features a 1,600 sq/ft sprung 

floor and a fully rigged 17 foot ceiling. All aerial equipment such as the Aerial Hoop, Spanish Web, 

aerial silks, static trapeze and more are provided, as well as the equipment for ground skills such as unicycling, juggling, tight wire and gymnastics. Classes such as dance, or drama may take place in other studios within the Noyes Cultural Arts Center that feature tiled/wooden floors. Padded gymnastic mats and other equipment will be added if necessary.


About The Actors Gymnasium:

The Actors Gymnasium is dedicated to bringing a new physicality to the American Theatre. Encouraging ground-breaking theatrical exploration, The Actors Gymnasium teaches circus arts, physical theatre and multi-disciplinary performance to children and adults; produces original, daring works of circus-theatre; and serves as a talent resource, providing performance opportunities to our students and innovative professional event entertainment for a wider audience. At The Actors Gymnasium, people Learn To Fly - physically, emotionally, and creatively. For additional information on The Actors Gymnasium's innovative classes, class descriptions, and performances, and more, please visit or call 847-328-2795.