Classes for Every Ability
How to Register
You can now register for cirque classes online from the comfort of your home! Click the top button below to be taken to the registration site. We have also included videos below to help you get started with registration in our new system.
If you were enrolled in Cirque anytime from Sept. 2022 - Aug. 2023, you are a returning student, and we have already created an account for you in the new system, which you can access with the help of the video below. If you were not enrolled during that period, you are a new student, and will need to create an account in the system — using the video below — in order to register. All students will need to sign a new registration form and a new smart waiver form for Sept. 2023 - Aug. 2024.
If you need assistance with online registration, stop by the studio any time Monday - Friday 2:15-6:00 PM to speak with our front desk assistant. You can also call the front desk for assistance during those hours at (907) 623-0751, or email us anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Please don't forget to sign a new smart waiver form. You can find the form through your online portal or fill it out at this link.
Level Placement for Students
Sitka Cirque offers classes for all ages and levels.
If you would like to try a class before committing, or if you're wondering which class is right for you, you can arrange a FREE trial/placement class with Sitka Cirque's staff by emailing us at email@example.com.
If you are a new student, please register for a level 1 class in your age group.
If you were registered with us any time between Aug. 2022 and Aug. 2023, please check your email for your level placement.
If you are a returning student but were not enrolled with us from Aug 2022-Aug 2023, please email us.
You can start your aerial acrobatic experience at any time in the year. Classes will be pro-rated from your start date.
Enrollment for Fall & Spring
At Sitka Cirque, class enrollment is organized around the school year. When you register for Fall circus classes, you are registering for both the Fall and Spring semesters. However, if you would like to unenroll for the spring semester, you can do so by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org anytime before December 8th 2023.
2023 Fall Semester: Sept. 4th - Dec. 16th (Sat)
Winter Break: Dec. 17th - Jan. 7th
2024 Spring Semester: Jan. 8th (Mon) - May 18th (Sat)
Enrollment for Summer
If you would like to enroll for summer 2024 classes, please email us at email@example.com.
Prices are based on the number of hours of class per/week for each student. Payments are due at the beginning of each month.
Aerial Technique Classes
Hours per student:
1 hr/week: $70/month
1.5 hr/week: $100/month
2 hr/week: $135/month
2.5 hr/week: $170/month
3 hr/week: $190/month
Youth Troupe: $45/month
Teen/Adult Troupe: $60/month
Youth Partnering & Clowning: $45/month
Teen/Adult Partnering: $60/Month
Payment & Fees
You will need to register a credit card when you sign up for classes. Monthly payments will be withdrawn during the first week of the new month.
Registration fees are due at the beginning of each school year. Please be sure to indicate on your registration forms if you are eligible for an individual or family registration fee.
$50 Family registration fee Sept. 2023-Aug. 2024
$30 Individual registration fee Sept. 2023- Aug. 2024
If you have two or more family members enrolled in class twice a week or more, you are eligible for a 10% discount on second, third, etc. family members. To receive your family discount, just register as usual & we will apply your discount.
Please remember that all sales are final and that mid-semester cancellations are accepted only in case of medical emergency or a sudden move away from Sitka.
Sitka Cirque Offers Work Study Opportunities!
In exchange for 1 hr of studio cleaning/week, you receive $40 off monthly tuition. If you would like to apply for a work study position, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOSCA Financial Aid
The Friends of Sitka Circus Arts offer financial aid for cirque classes Sept - May. If you would like to know more about FOSCA's Scholarships, please visit our FOSCA and Scholarships page.
Why do Aerial classes cost what they do?
Aerial classes incur a lot of additional safety expenses. At Sitka Cirque we take safety very seriously. It is our number one priority.
To ensure safety, classes are limited to a maximum number of students per/teacher. In addition, we spend thousands every semester on replacing aerial equipment, aerial insurance, rigging and safety inspections. There is no cheap way to ensure safety.
Summer Time Cirque
Summer Classes, Performances, Travel & Outdoor Fun
Sitka Cirque is always looking for sunny days to take aerial classes outside to fly in the sun. Join us over the summer to be inspired by the aerial arts, and to enjoy the relaxing pace of summer cirque.