Emerald City Trapeze Arts

Emerald City Trapeze Arts in Seattle - Circus SchoolEmerald City Trapeze Arts, located in Seattle, is the Pacific Northwest’s premiere destination for Flying Trapeze, Aerial Arts, and Circus classes. No experience is required for our introductory Flying Trapeze and Aerial classes! Located just south of downtown Seattle, Emerald City Trapeze is housed in the former Canal Boiler Works building in SODO. Rustic charm shines through in its wood-beam construction and funky décor, but the real magic is up in the air. In addition to offering the widest range of circus classes in Seattle, we are proud to be one of Seattle’s most unique special event venues. We host weddings, corporate events, special occasions, and birthday parties! Featuring a full-sized flying trapeze rig, a professional theatrical performance stage and a stunning aerial studio, Emerald City Trapeze students and guests enjoy nearly 20,000 square feet of vibrant, historic space in which to learn circus and acrobatic arts from world-class instructors. Emerald City Trapeze’s world-class circus performances make for a truly memorable evening. Throughout the year, Emerald City Trapeze Arts gathers circus artists from around the world for a circus spectacular! These seasonal shows are sell-out events with High Flying Trapeze, dazzling Aerial performances, and sensational Circus acts! Part of life’s mystery is about figuring out what makes you happiest, and discovering a community around you in which you can thrive. At Emerald City Trapeze Arts, we think family is a group of people who believe in the same imaginary place… Are you ready for your first class?

Beginners are welcome!

Celestial Circus | Beyond the Moon
July 20-21, 2024

Join SANCA’s youth troupe, Celestial Circus, in “Beyond the Moon,” a circus extravaganza where ancient legend meets contemporary spectacle. Inspired by the legend of Chang’e, the Moon Goddess, this breathtaking show blends awe-inspiring acrobatics, ethereal aerial arts, and graceful dance to illuminate her journey through love, loss, and enchantment. “Beyond the Moon” invites audiences to embark on a celestial odyssey where the boundaries between myth and reality blur, leaving spirits touched by the magic of the moon.

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Circus Etc. Cabaret | Hip Hop Circus
July 27, 2024

Join us on July 27, 2024 for Circus Etc. Cabaret! Get ready for a Hip Hop takeover. Experience a thrilling fusion of circus arts and hip hop as talented performers flip, spin, and drop to the beats that have defined a generation. Featuring Aerial Straps and Lyra, Partner Acrobatics, Dance Pole, and Tightwire all to the different sounds Hip Hop has to offer. Immerse yourself in the powerful lyrics and electrifying rhythms that make this cabaret-style show both fun and meaningful. Don’t miss this unique celebration of hip hop’s influence, blending high-energy music and awe-inspiring acrobatics for an unforgettable night of entertainment!

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Student Etc. Cabaret | Summer Vibes
August 10, 2024

Summer is in full swing and so are artists performing Students Etc! A combination of flying trapeze paired with stage acts including partner acrobatics and aerial performed by Sanca and ECTA’s intermediate to advanced students! Enjoy an evening of Cabaret that celebrates summer and circus to the fullest!

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Beginner Flying Trapeze Classes in Seattle
Flying Trapeze, Circus and Aerial Shows in Seattle at Emerald City Trapeze
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