Workshops and Events at C3

At C3 we work hard to bring skilled coaches from around the world of circus to Boston to share their unique skills and styles. If you are interested in offering a workshop at the Commonwealth Circus Center, we'd love to here from you! Email us at to inquire about this possibility.

We also periodically host Taster Classes for circus newcomers! Come visit C3 and try a one-off circus class! Check for our our next round of Taster Class dates below.

Upcoming Taster Classes and Workshops at the Commonwealth Circus Center

Upcoming Events


Announcing the 2019 Boston Region AYCO Festival!

Festival Information:
Date: Saturday June 22nd
Time: 9:00am - 7:30pm
Details and Registration Here!

It is an honor to be co-hosting the 2019 American Youth Circus Organization Boston Regional Festival with our social circus partner, Circus Up! The festival is an opportunity for circus youth from around the region to meet new friends and participate in workshops in a wide range of circus arts. The event is open to all youth, from circus newbies to experienced circus students. In order to increase accessibility, we are offering a tiered pricing structure.

C3 Youth are encouraged to apply to perform in the showcase that closes the festival! Click the APPLY link below for details.

Sign Up for a Taster Circus Class!

Periodically C3 will host adult aerial, adult ground acrobatics, and mixed youth circus taster classes at our studio in Jamaica Plain. If you want to try out some circus but are unsure if you can commit to a full session  of weekly classes this is the perfect time to come try it all at a discounted rate!

Announcing the Upcoming Aerial Theater Workshop with StoryUp!

StoryUp!'s workshop is designed for students who are interested in aerial storytelling for younger audiences. The workshop is also designed to teach strategies for integrating educational standards and literacy skills into circus performance and creation.

Workshop participants will explore the ground, air, and the space between to tell engaging stories that support literacy and learning. Participants can expect to collaborate with others through ground and aerial movement during the workshop.

Workshop Information:
Date: Saturday 6/1
Time: 4-6pm

Prerequisites: Adults and children ages 6 and older are invited to this workshop. Beginning aerialists are welcome!

About StoryUp!:

StoryUp! is an aerial children's theater troupe based in Durham, North Carolina run by Amy Godfrey and Katie Rebich. Amy is an aerialist, illustrator, and librarian extraordinaire.  Combining her years of experience as a Children's Librarian and storyteller with her experience as an aerialist, Amy creates a unique and engaging relationship with her audience. Katie is a dynamic creator and teacher of all things circus and theater. Internationally educating students and audiences for over five years, Katie ignites a sense of wonder and empowerment in those that work with her.

Announcing June 2019 Workshop Week!

Between sessions at C3, we host workshop weeks! These weeks are designed for circus beginners and experienced students alike! Try a new discipline or further your skills in a discipline you already love!

Workshop Week Information:
Dates: Monday 6/17—Sunday 6/23

This year we’ll be welcoming an all star group of coaches from around New England to our studio for an exciting week of circus fun. These coaches include T Lawrence-Simon, Lizzy Linsmayer, Mary Langlois, Jeremy Fein, Sophie Kaufman, Laura Hanley (“Little L”), and Anne Marple! Join us for this week of circus between our Spring and Summer session!