What is the American Circus Alliance?

A service and advocacy organization dedicated to circus performance and production in the United States

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  • Attend our online monthly meeting
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  • Engage through free and discounted events and workshops
  • Become eligible for Board and Committee positions

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To Achieve This Vision, The Entire Ecosystem Of American Circus Needs To Be Supported And Nurtured.
  • Recognition of circus as an art form – by funders, presenters, audiences.

  • Funding for the creation and continuation of new and existing circus companies and productions.

  • Circus training and employment that is accessible, equitable, inclusive, and looking to say clearly and effectively: free of harassment, abuse, inequality.

  • A clear and tangible bridge between the study of circus performance and production and the profession.

  • Cooperative programs that directly benefit the American circus industry, such as reasonably priced group insurance plans.

  • A network of presenters dedicated to creating a touring circuit for American circus companies and productions.

  • A service and advocacy organization that has a seat at the table for the formation of cultural policy at the national, regional, and local level.


The American Circus Alliance is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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