Teen Pre-Professional Aerial Program

(AGES 10-18)

Wednesdays 5pm – 8pm


April 27th – August 3rd, 2022

*September 7th-December 14th (future program dates)

  • 15 weeks
  • Wednesdays 5-8pm Sequencing & Act Creation w/ Coach Erika
  • 1 secondary class from our current schedule (of your choice)
  • Access to Open Gyms (send email to reserve spot each time)
  • Access to Virtual classes that are running
  • Video or Photoshoot

Cost: $1900*
Early bird, $1,700 two weeks prior


This program is structured to provide an advanced level of training for individuals who are eager to take their skills to the next level, with a focus on becoming a professional circus artist.

The teen pre-professional troupe receives professional caliber circus training. In addition to training their chosen apparatus at an advanced level, students continue enhancing their aerial, circus and performance skills. Our focus will be on technical development, character, act creation, movement quality, stage presence, and preparation for competitions and auditions.

There is a 7 student limit for this program.

NEW STUDENTS: To inquire if you meet the advanced level that our program offers, email afterglowpdx@gmail.com for any questions. We require a video audition for new students where you: State your name, age, show your push-ups, splits (right, left, middle), bridge or backbend, pike stretch, straddle stretch, and kick up to handstand against a wall and a few moves sequenced on your preferred aerial apparatus.

*There are 1 scholarship spot on the team, it can be applied for by a written letter stating why circus/aerial/acrobatics is important and beneficial to you. For applications email afterglowpdx@gmail.com with your scholarship entry. The cost can also be broken down into monthly payments.

REFUND POLICY: No refunds are given for cancellation requests made less than 7 days prior to program start date. Classes are non-transferable. If you need to cancel please do so in writing at afterglowpdx@gmail.com more than one week prior. Refunds are given, minus a $35 fee before 7 days of the program, or a credit may be applied to your account.