When Serenity Smith Forchion is training a student to perform on the trapeze she knows you have to start with both feet on the ground and mark your progress in small steps.
Smith Forchion, a co-founder of The New England Center for Circus Arts, or NECCA, understands that if you are persistent, creative and focused, before long you will be flying through the air. For the past four years the board members and staff of NECCA have been looking for a location for a new home, and the search has required a similar degree of patience and optimism. Now, after at least four other potential sites created excitement, but ultimately, disappointment, NECCA’s feet are off the ground in their long quest to build a state-of-the-art circus education center.
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