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    Fall Session Classes

    Fall Session 1 runs September 6 – October 16 and Fall Session 2 runs October 17 – December 11. Register Today!

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  • SEPTEMBER 3

    OPEN HOUSE & REGISTRATION FAIR

    Celebrating 15 years of circus in Brattleboro! Everyone is welcome to visit NECCA’s custom built Trapezium and join in the fun!

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  • October 22 - 25

    RIGGING WORKSHOPS

    Join Jonathan Duell in this workshop series all about aerial rigging. Sign up for both and receive a discount!

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    Thank you for your generous support as our $10K sponsor!

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    SUPPORT UKRAINIAN CIRCUS STUDENTS

    Please consider contributing to help these students strive to pursue the circus arts in the midst of this tragedy.

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Move Your Body, Ease Your Mind

WELCOME TO THE
NEW ENGLAND CENTER FOR CIRCUS ARTS

NECCA is the premiere circus training school in the US. We offer a world class professional program for aspiring performers, along with workshops and recreational classes for youth and adult students of all ages, levels, and abilities.

Our Mission:

To empower a community of artists, students, and staff to strengthen their skills and achieve their goals through the joyful and transformative power of circus arts.

Important Information

COVID policies as of July 15, 2022

Updated 7/15/2022

  • Masking is mandatory. You may wear a surgical paper mask, a surgical mask under a cloth mask, or these approved masks inside NECCA based on best fit: KN95, KF94, N95.
  • Indoor drinking permitted for all persons at any time inside NECCA facilities for ages 5 and up. No indoor eating permitted at this time.
  • Unvaccinated students of all ages that have been approved for a medical or religious exemption should test prior to class, and test weekly if enrolled in all day long and multi-day workshops and camps. Unvaccinated staff must also test weekly. Proof of testing can be sent to covid@necenterforcircusarts.org or shown at check in.
  • Proof of up to date vaccination (vaccinations 6 months prior to present date) for staff and students is required upon entering NECCA. Visitors and audience may show proof of vaccination or negative test. If you wish to request a medical or religious exemption, please fill out these forms and send to covid@necenterforcircusarts.org at least 72 business hours in advance of your class. NOTE: If forms are filled out on a Friday, they will not be reviewed until the following Monday afternoon.
  • If you are not feeling well or have a fever, please stay home. For more details check here.

HUGE THANKS TO OUR SHOWMAN SPONSOR!

Deepest gratitude to our Showman Sponsor who allows for NECCA to deliver circus arts programming to everyone, regardless of their background and abilities.

 
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Adult & Youth

Session Classes

Do you see something that looks thrilling? Graceful? Impossible? Chances are, each of those moments started here. These weekly classes are the foundation of learning and the core of training for students at every level.

Please note: Classes are subject to change or cancellation at any time.

Adult & Youth

Session Classes

Do you see something that looks thrilling? Graceful? Impossible? Chances are, each of those moments started here. These weekly classes are the foundation of learning and the core of training for students at every level.

Please note: Classes are subject to change or cancellation at any time.

Workshops

Stop in for an afternoon, spend a full weekend, or dive into six weeks of intensive training alongside fellow circus lovers from all over. Our workshops are your opportunity for laser-focused training, exploration, and creation under the instruction of our world-class coaches and visiting instructors.

Pro Training

The ProTrack Program

ProTrack is our full-time, three-year professional training program. With graduates teaching and touring all over the world, it’s the premier way to turn your passion for circus into your career.

Pro Training

The ProTrack Program

ProTrack is our full-time, three-year professional training program. With graduates teaching and touring all over the world, it’s the premier way to turn your passion for circus into your career.

DONATE TO NECCA!

NECCA is a nonprofit that’s committed to the people it serves and the community within which it thrives. We rely on our many generous donors to continue to be a place that’s accessible to everyone, where creativity and artistry soar, and where the seemingly impossible becomes possible—every single day. Please consider joining others in supporting our work. Thank you!

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Many Thanks To

The New England Center for Circus Arts is supported by the New England Foundation for the Arts through the New England Arts Resilience Fund, part of the United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund, an initiative of the U.S. Regional Arts Organizations and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with major funding from the federal CARES Act from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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