Online Circus Training & Events for Everyone

Circus Smirkus is now offering live online classes for circus enthusiasts of all ages and levels that you can take from home. Here you’ll find classes in a variety of circus skills, fitness and conditioning, and performance taught by circus experts including Circus Smirkus coaches and troupers. You will receive a link to the classroom in your confirmation email after you sign up.

Jump to:
Clowning | Conditioning |  Hula Hooping | Juggling | Magic | Prop Manipulation | Private Lessons | At Home Residencies | Get Supplies

Juggling  (click here for Juggling Supplies)

Beginner Juggling Classes with Mr. Josh
Director of Programming, Residency Artist and Big Top Tour trouper alumnus, Josh Shack, teaches basic juggling skills and more below!

 Intermediate & Advanced Juggling with Theo
Join 3rd year Big Top Tour trouper Theo LeBlanc in this series of higher level juggling classes. 

Hula Hooping Live with Eva Lou!
Join 5th year Big Top Tour trouper Eva Lou Rhinelander in this series of hula hooping classes. You will receive a link to the classroom in your confirmation email.

 Magic with Soleyman
Join 3rd year Big Top Tour trouper Soleyman Pierini in this series of magic classes. Amaze your friends! You will receive a link to the classroom in your confirmation email.

Circus Smirkus

★ Clowning Classes with Mr. Josh

★ Prop Manipulaton with Mr. Josh (click here for Juggling Supplies)

★ Smirkus Camp Conditioning with Doug Stewart and/or Amira Silverman
(also available individually in the links below)

★ Private Lessons
Private lessons are available in most circus disciplines by request. Please email Josh Shack for more information.

★ At Home Residency with Josh Shack

Get an at-home residency package!
Circus Smirkus is taking their residency program and delivering it to your living room. Please email Josh Shack for scheduling options.

Circus SmirkusThis package is $100 and includes an at-home residency kit (valued at $48) plus five online classes, using all of the equipment in the kit. That’s like getting one class for free!

Kit includes: peacock feather, spinning plates, juggling scarves, flower sticks, and of course, a red clown nose.

After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the online classes.

Our 5-day sessions include the following classes:

  • Make ‘Em Laugh: Intro to Clowning  
  • Balancing Peacock Feathers  
  • The Art of Spinning Plates  
  • Learning to Use Flower Sticks  
  • Intro to Juggling: Scarf Juggling

★ Resources

Need supplies?
Here’s where you can purchase or make supplies you might need for our circus classes: