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Spring 2024 Performances

In all our classes, whether they last a day or a year, we stress that circus is a performing art and is meant to be shared with an audience. With the school year coming to a close, our after-school circus

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Tuesday, April 2 offers friends of Phoenix Youth Circus Arts a rare opportunity to join thousands of Arizonans in supporting causes they believe in. And you don’t even need to wait until April 2 – early giving has begun! This

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Show at the Herberger Theater on January 20, 2024

Phoenix Youth Circus Arts has been invited to do a performance outdoors at the Herberger Theater Center on Saturday January 20th! Students from all the different circus clubs will be able to join in. To participate, a student would need

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2023: Year in Review for PYCA

Phoenix Youth Circus Arts has had another great year! We had more classes, events, camps, and students than ever before. I want to take this time as the year draws to a close to thank everyone that has made this

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Herberger Theater Festival of the Arts

On November 18, 2023 twenty students from five different PYCA circus clubs and classes converged on downtown Phoenix and did a show at the Herberger Theater Center Festival of the Arts. The kids did a great job by effortlessly blending

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Arizona Roller Derby Halftime show

On November 11, 2023 twelve PYCA students from several different schools journeyed to Mesa to perform a 10 minute halftime show at the Arizona Roller Derby! We had a record 8 unicyclists in a mock race around the roller derby

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2022: Year in Review for PYCA

PYCA has had a fabulous year and we hope you have, too! But first I will get right to an important point – if you are planning your end-of-year giving, I hope you will be able to contribute to Phoenix

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New Circus Arts club at Emerson School – Help us make our matching grant!

Phoenix Youth Circus Arts and Emerson Elementary School were awarded an Arts Learning Collaboration Grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts for the circus arts after-school program that began in September. Twenty-five kids in grades 3 – 8 and

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MOAB, UTAH Youth/Adult Circus Arts Classes in July, 2020

Everyone age 16 and up can join the circus, too! While our coaches are in town for the kids circus day camp, we will also be offering classes in the evening. Learn juggling, balancing, acrobatics, and aerial arts at Phoenix

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MOAB, Utah Circus Summer Camp 2020

SUMMER CAMP STATUS (under the always-evolving situation caused by the COVID19 pandemic) – PYCA is moving ahead with our Moab, Utah summer camp! The city gym is reopened and the recreation department sees no obstacle to hosting the camp in

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