Actors Gymnasium

927 Noyes St
Evanston IL  60201

Phone: (847) 328-2795

Actors Gymnasium

The Actors Gymnasium is... A School for Circus and Performing Arts; A Producer of daring works of Physical Theatre; A Talent Resource providing unique event entertainment.

Since 1995, The Actors Gymnasium has been guided by the vision of a revitalized American theatre: one with performances as thrilling as a rock concert, and as mesmerizing as the circus. To that end, we have dedicated ourselves to the education and development of multi-skilled, physical-theatre artists.

Best known for our circus and aerial classes, The Actors Gymnasium is really much more. We produce original works of physical theatre, offer special workshops and provide event entertainment.

At The Actors Gymnasium people Learn To Fly – physically, emotionally and creatively.

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 adul

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Founded: 1995
Parking: Street, Parking Lot

Categories: Circus, Entertainment Service, Event Venue, Non-Profit Organization, Performing Arts Education, Theatre

Hours

Mon: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tue: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm



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Events

Circus Camp Session Two

Circus Camp Session Two
09:00 am - 07/09/2019

At Actors Gymnasium

Young circus stars learn acting, improv, and dance – all while flying in the air! A summer day camp for incoming 4th graders and older, The Actors Gymnasium Circus...

Past Events

Summer Circus Intensive, 18+

Summer Circus Intensive, 18+
06:15 pm - 06/11/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

The Summer Circus Intensive provides performers the opportunity to work with amazing faculty and committed peers who motivate you to push yourself physically and...

Summer Circus Intensive, 16+

Summer Circus Intensive, 16+
04:15 pm - 06/11/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

The Summer Circus Intensive provides performers the opportunity to work with amazing faculty and committed peers who motivate you to push yourself physically and...

Circus Camp Session One

Circus Camp Session One
09:00 am - 06/11/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

Young circus stars learn acting, improv, and dance – all while flying in the air! A summer day camp for incoming 4th graders and older, The Actors Gymnasium Circus...

The Odyssey

The Odyssey
04:30 pm - 05/12/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

Actors Gymnasium Spring Youth Circus Presents The Odyssey by Homer Adapted by Mary Zimmerman Adapted and directed for the circus by Kerry Catlin Circus Choreography...

Small Sword

Small Sword
10:00 am - 04/01/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

Requiring a light touch and great precision this quick and beautiful weapon style is considered by many to be the pinnacle of European swordplay. This class will...

SYC Auditions

SYC Auditions
11:00 am - 03/11/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

Auditions for the 2018 Spring Youth Circus are fast approaching and we're searching for some fabulous talent to join the cast! AND the best part ... no experience...

Aerial Straps & Chinese Pole

Aerial Straps & Chinese Pole
06:30 pm - 03/01/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

Split your training time on these two challenging apparatuses! Push your limits and gain strength with aerial straps and Chinese pole. Gym/Wrestling Shoes required....

Circus Training Program

Circus Training Program
12:00 am - 03/01/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE ---> March 1, 2018 Apply here ---> bit.ly/ProTrainer2018 Our 9-month professional circus training program is for artists taking their...

Actors Gym CTW Performance

Actors Gym CTW Performance
03:00 pm - 02/18/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

We're participating in #CTW18 through League of Chicago Theatres and Choose Chicago! We have special discount to our Sunday, February 18 matinee performance at 3:00PM!...

Journey for the Sun Press and Opening!

Journey for the Sun Press and Opening!
07:30 pm - 02/17/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

Written by Seth Bockley and Co-directed by Redmoon Theatre and Cabinet of Curiosity Events Frank Maugeri, and Lindsey Noel Whiting – Journey for the Sun is a cosmic...

Journey for the Sun

Journey for the Sun
07:30 pm - 02/17/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

A cosmic adventure featuring astonishing aerialists and acrobats, unearthly retro-futuristic sounds and songs and a enormous intergalactic robot! It’s 1964 and...

Cocktails for Actors Gym

Cocktails for Actors Gym
07:00 pm - 02/01/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

Join us at Few Spirits on Thursday, February 1 from 7PM - 9PM as we celebrate all things #Circus and #ActorsGym! Every beverage purchased = $5 for Actors Gym!...

SAFD Single Sword

SAFD Single Sword
10:00 am - 01/21/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

Love classic action movies like Errol Flynn’s “Robin Hood” or “The Princess Bride”? Learn Single Sword, a theatrical style of sword play dating back to...

Unarmed Combat

Unarmed Combat
11:00 am - 01/20/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

This class will cover basic techniques needed to create a safe and effective fight for the stage. Students learn the basics of all aspects of unarmed stage combat,...

Adult Rec Aerial Arts

Adult Rec Aerial Arts
10:00 am - 01/13/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

Join Actors Gymnasium Circus School & Theatre Company Education Manager, Scott Dare for some highflying adventure in this ALL LEVELS Aerial Arts Class beginning...

Contortion & Flexibility

Contortion & Flexibility
06:00 pm - 01/11/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

Dear Adults, Not as flexible as you want to be? Increase flexibility, strength, and healthy circulation while you prevent injuries! This advanced class is an additional...

Advanced Silks

Advanced Silks
08:30 pm - 01/09/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

Silks is for students who took at least one aerial arts class at the Actors Gym and have received permission from their teacher to progress. Participants master...

Aerial Arts Beginning and Intermediate

Aerial Arts Beginning and Intermediate
07:30 pm - 01/08/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

Take your skills to the next level and combine aerial sequences to create performance routines! Adult Rec Class: Tuition: $375 (5% discount if tuition is paid...

CLOWN with Molly Brennan

CLOWN with Molly Brennan
07:00 pm - 01/08/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

Move hard! Make bold choices! Celebrate whimsy! Learn to devise expressive performance using Clown, improvisation, and object partnering. Adult Advanced Tuition:...

Inversion Immersion

Inversion Immersion
06:00 pm - 01/08/2018

At Actors Gymnasium

Start from scratch to learn the fundamentals of flight in inversions training. Gain access to your strength and confidence to de-mystify headstands, forearm stands...

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