Place Details

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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Business Info


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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Past Events

  • Open House
    01:00 PM - 04/08/2017

    At Actors Gymnasium

    If you've ever been interested in circus but haven't yet given it a try, this open house is for you. Come see the space, meet our teachers, and get into the air...

  • Master Class - Trapeze: Character & Artistry with Camille Swift
    07:00 PM - 03/24/2017

    At Actors Gymnasium

    As the Caterpillar demanded of Alice, "Who are you...on the trapeze?" Explore the infinite possibilities of shape, movement and expression in the aerial discipline...

  • Family Circus Workshop
    01:00 PM - 03/18/2017

    At Actors Gymnasium

    Looking for some quality time as a family? Come try this circus class designed for moms, dads, sons, daughters, grandparents, etc. Work together to learn basic...

  • Quest
    03:00 PM - 02/26/2017

    At Actors Gymnasium

    Quest is an original circus-theater production loosely based on Leo Tolstoy's short story The Three Questions. The protagonist asks three simple (but huge) questions,...

  • Quest
    07:30 PM - 02/11/2017

    At Actors Gymnasium

    Quest is an original circus-theater production loosely based on Leo Tolstoy's short story The Three Questions. The protagonist asks three simple (but huge) questions,...

  • Broadsword: Single Weapon Certification
    10:00 AM - 01/08/2017

    At Actors Gymnasium

    Learn to fight in the style seen in the Game of Thrones and Highlander tv series. Particular attention will be paid to proper partnering and acting the fight. This...

  • Winter Break Camp Session B
    09:00 AM - 01/03/2017

    At Actors Gymnasium

    8 Days of Fun Winter Break Circus & Performing Arts Camp is perfect for young performers who want to strengthen, stretch and flex their creative muscles. Each day...

  • Winter Break Camp Session A
    09:00 AM - 12/27/2016

    At Actors Gymnasium

    8 Days of Fun Winter Break Circus & Performing Arts Camp is perfect for young performers who want to strengthen, stretch and flex their creative muscles. Each day...

  • Marvel Universe LIVE! Tour - Chicago Auditions
    09:30 AM - 11/28/2016

    At Actors Gymnasium

    Feld Entertainment is seeking male and female action performers, martial artists, gymnasts, acrobats, trickers, and aerialists for the touring arena stunt spectacular,...

  • Circus in Progress: An Evening of New Work
    04:30 PM - 11/19/2016

    At Actors Gymnasium

    Get a sneak peek at some of Chicago’s most exciting new works of circus art! This latest installation of our performance series focuses on the development of new...

  • Physical Theatre - 10 Week Course
    07:00 PM - 10/31/2016

    At Actors Gymnasium

    Molly Brennan, "Chicago's Queen of Mischief and Make Believe", explores emotional availability, physical expression, and unbridled whimsy in this class dedicated...

  • Cursed Costumes: A Spooky Circus
    04:30 PM - 10/22/2016

    At Actors Gymnasium

    Are you ever too old for Halloween? Not in this town! At the annual Halloween Block Party, everyone dresses up: grownups, kids, pets, even the mayor! But what will...

  • Open House
    01:00 PM - 10/22/2016

    At Actors Gymnasium

    If you've ever been interested in circus but haven't yet given it a try, this open house is for you. Come see the space, meet our teachers, and get into the air...

  • Fall Youth Circus Auditions
    03:00 PM - 08/27/2016

    At Actors Gymnasium

    We are pleased to announce auditions for the Fall Youth Circus are August 27, 12:00-6:00 pm and August 31, 5:00-7:300 pm. Students in 5th grade or higher are eligible...

  • Circus Under the Stars Summer Salon
    07:00 PM - 07/30/2016

    At Actors Gymnasium

    You're invited to Actors Gymnasium's popular SUMMER SALON Acclaimed Evanston artist Joe Taylor and wife Patt are once again graciously hosting our popular "Circus...

  • Summer Circus Intensive Showcase 2016
    04:30 PM - 07/23/2016

    At Actors Gymnasium

    The Actors Gymnasium Summer Circus Intensive is an innovative six-week intensive workshop for adults, dedicated to the development of high-level physical performance...

  • Ascend: The 2015/16 Professional Circus Training Showcase
    07:30 PM - 05/28/2016

    At Actors Gymnasium

    Saturday, May 28 at 7:30 pm Sunday, May 29 at 3:00 pm Tickets are $15 At The Actors Gymnasium in Evanston The Actors Gymnasium always grows a unique pool of talent,...

  • Regular Application Deadline - Professional Circus Training Program
    01:00 AM - 04/19/2016

    At Actors Gymnasium

    For more information about the Program, go to actorsgymnasium.org/classes-camps/professional-training/professional-circus-training-program/program-information/ . To...

  • Family Circus Workshop
    12:00 PM - 03/20/2016

    At Actors Gymnasium

    Looking for some quality time as a family? Come try this circus class designed for moms, dads, sons, daughters, grandparents, etc. Work together to learn basic...

  • Marnie & Phil: A Circus Love Letter
    07:30 PM - 03/11/2016

    At Actors Gymnasium

    Through the spectacular circus wizardry of The Actors Gymnasium, Marnie & Phil: A Circus Love Letter tells a time-spanning, multi-generational story that explores...

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