Serious Training in Circus Theatre Kinetic Theory's Performance Program is designed to nurture the talents of aspiring circus artists by offering intensive skill and theatrical training as well as performance opportunities. Our performance program is unique, the only in the US that combines high-level circus training and physical theatre training . Our alumni are performing with professional circus troupes around the world (George Carden Circus, Circo Atayde Hermanos, Cirque du Soleil), showcasing their acts at festivals and competitions (Denver Aerial Acrobatics Festival 2011& 2012, Pole Art 2010 Stockholm, Sweden) and continuing education (Ecole Nationale de Cirque de Montreal). Youth Circus Troupe - Ages 8-15 The Kinetic Theory Youth Circus is designed to help young and aspiring circus performers ages 8-15 develop a passion for performing that will enrich their whole life. The students learn a wide range of circus and performance skills including: acrobatics, aerial arts, hand-balancing, contortion, juggling and object manipulation, stilts and equilibristics as well as mime and clown. The Youth Circus trains year-round and performs two productions per year.
Pre-Professional Troupe - Ages 12-Adult (no age limit) Kinetic Theory's Pre-professional Troupe is a high-level circus training and performance program designed for serious students that are ready to commit to their training. The troupe trains as an ensemble, working to further develop their acrobatic, dance and theatrical skills while specializing in a focus discipline: trapeze, tissue, hoop or other apparatus, hand-balancing, contortion, object manipulation or clown. They perform regularly at events around Los Angeles and in two full-length Kinetic Theory productions per year.