I've often been asked for more advance notice about important events at Circus Center – the opening of class registration, auditions, shows, closures, etc. So, working with the Center's department heads, program directors, and administrators, I've compiled all of the key dates that I can think of into a single document. You can download it as a PDF by clicking on the title above (or the link below), and I've also pasted the information into the body of this blog post.

If you have questions or concerns, please get in touch with me, or send word through a member of the Student Services Team.

 

2018-19 Circus Center Key Dates

 

CLOSURES

September 3

October 17 (daytime closure only)

November 22-23

December 8-9

December 24 – January 1

April 21

May 27

July 4

 

TRAINING

Adult Recreational Program

  Fall 2018 Winter 2019 Spring 2019 Summer 2019 Fall 2019
Priority Registration for Full Session Enrollment July 31, 2018 November 13, 2018 February 26, 2019 N/A July 23, 2019
Drop-In Registration Opens August 13, 2018 November 26, 2018 March 11, 2019 May 13, 2019 August 5, 2019
Session Begins September 4, 2018 January 2, 2019 March 25, 2019 June 10, 2019 TBD
Session Ends December 23, 2018 March 24, 2019 June 9, 2019 September 1, 2019

TBD


Clown Conservatory

  • Fall Session: September 11 - December 7, 2018
  • Winter Session: January 8 - March 31, 2019

Contortion Intensive

January 6 - February 1, 2019 (Showcase on 2/1) 

 

Youth Pre-Professional Program

  • Fall Session: August 27* – December 14
         *Rising Stars start September 4
  • Winter/Spring Session: January 7 – May 24
  • Program Auditions: May 28-30
  • Advanced Camp: June 10 – August 16

Youth After-School Classes

  • Fall Session: September 4 – December 14
  • Winter Session: January 7 – March 15 (Priority Registration 11/12, Open Reg 11/19)
  • Spring Session: March 18 – May 24 (Priority Registration 2/18, Open Reg 2/25)

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

Friday Night Flights

A new 21+ event featuring flying trapeze swings, beer & wine flights, performances and more

  • October 12
  • February 8
  • July 19

Fall Family Circus Fun

Bring the kids and explore the world of circus together

November 17

 

Summer Camp Open House

March 9

 

Youth Program Open House

May 5

 

SHOWS

 

Winter Showcase

  • Auditions: October 13, 2018
  • Rehearsals: November 3, November 18, November 25, December 2
  • Tech Rehearsal: December 7
  • Final Dress Rehearsal: December 8
  • Performances: December 8 at 7:30p, December 9 at 2p

Summer Showcase

  • Auditions: March 17
  • Rehearsals: April 7, June 2, June 9, June 15
  • Tech Rehearsal: June 16
  • Final Dress Rehearsal: June 20
  • Performances: June 21 & 22 at 7:30p

Cabaret (all shows at 8p, rehearsals on immediately preceding Thursday nights)

  • Let’s Misbehave: October 19-20
  • Booty Call: November 9-10
  • Parental Discretion Advised: January 25-26
  • All Shook Up: February 22-23
  • Ringmaster Disaster: March 22-23
  • Happy Ending: April 12-13

Clown Conservatory Fall Showcase

November 29-December 1

 

Clown Conservatory Spring Show

March 28-30 

 

SF Youth Circus Spring Show

May 3-11

 

Super Novas Spring Show

May 17-18

 

Rising Stars Recital

May 18

 

CAMP 

One-Day Camps

  • October 8 (Registration Opens 9/14)
  • November 12 (Registration Opens 9/14)
  • January 21 (Registration Opens 10/1)
  • February 18 (Registration Opens (10/1)

Winter Camp (Registration Opens 10/1)

  • December 26-28
  • January 2-4

Summer Camp (Registration Opens 12/10, Early Bird Discount Ends 1/31)

June 10 – August 23

 

OTHER STUFF

Cole Valley Fair: September 30

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass: October 5-7

Daylight Savings Time Ends: November 4

SantaCon: December 8

Chinese New Year Treasure Hunt: February 23

Daylight Savings Time Begins: March 10

420: April 20 (duh)

Bay to Breakers: May 19

SF Pride Weekend: June 28-30

Outside Lands: August 9-11

Burning Man: August 25 – September 2