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Circus & Dance
Summer Creation Lab

Circus & Dance Creation Lab

July 17 - August 6
(3 weeks)

Performance: August 6

Ages 8+

Audition Required


3-week program (no option for 1 or 2 weeks)


Session Schedule:

Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

Tuition Fee: $1,200

Deposit: $600 deposit due at registration

Full tuition due 1 month prior to first day of class

The Summer Circus & Dance Creation Lab is a two-week program that culminates in a performance.  Students will choose their technique classes in dance and circus arts such as contemporary dance, jazz, hip-hop, aerial silks, trapeze, lyra, juggling, and acrobatics. 

Sample Daily Schedule

9am - 10am: Warm-up

10am - 1pm: Classes  

1pm - 2pm: Lunch (bring your lunch or can purchase from the cafe next door)

2pm - 5pm: Classes

The Charlotte Cirque & Dance Center is looking for team-focused, emerging artists who are a minimum age of 8 and rising to Grade Level 3.  This training and performance opportunity is open to adults.  We are looking for students who want to improve their technique and dance and circus arts as well as collaborate on the creation of a show. 

In Person Auditions

March 12

11:30am - 1pm

Charlotte Dance Festival at Charlotte Ballet

Video Auditions:

Due by April 30 or until all spaces are filled.

Video Submission Checklist
Please m
ake sure the link works and it is not password protected.  We recommend YouTube or Vimeo.

____ Introduce yourself and tell us a little bit about you: 1 minute max

____ Circus Solo: 1 minute

____ Dance Solo: 1 minute

____ Other Skills: 1 minute

Audition tips
Keep your hair out of your face.
Wear form fitting clothing for safety.
Show skills that you have performed already.
Come prepared. 
Perform everything!

Accommodation Options for Out-of-Town Students

Estimated Weekly Airbnb: $400 - $600*
*Shared with other students.
We can connect you with other students and families for housing.

Estimated Hotel Daily: $75 - $125

Out-of-Town Student Housing Information Coming Soon

Refund/Cancellation Policy

2 Weeks Notice: Full Refund of Tuition

Less than 2 Weeks Notice: 25% Refund of Tuition

During Program: No refund.

2023 Circus & Dance Creation Lab Faculty
Coming Soon

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