Nashville Circus Center

Step Right Up to the Art of Circus!

Circus arts are so unique and have such a passionate following they truly do stand alone at Expression City in our Nashville Circus Center. As proud members of American Circus Educators and American Youth Circus Organization, we offer an integrated course schedule from beginner to professional with circus education, outreach, performance opportunities and elite training.

Meet Our Talented Instructors

Ileen Gruchot

Ileen Gruchot

Aerial Silks Instructor

Ileen Gruchot

Ally Ashman

Aerial & Circus Arts Instructor

Ileen Gruchot

Jessica Webster

Aerial Instructor

Ileen Gruchot

Rebecca Hellemans

Aerial Instructor

Ileen Gruchot

Madison Weiss

Aerial Silks Instructor

Ileen Gruchot

Ashley Smith

Circus Artist and Coach

Circus Camp

For ages 6 to 12, learn real circus skills from professional performers including aerial silks, trapeze, hooping and more.

Youth Aerial Arts

Learn varying circus skills such as aerial silks, trapeze, juggling, hooping, balancing and plate spinning in these weekly group classes. Our instructors engage and encourage you while providing the opportunity to have fun, get fit and expand your horizons by learning something new.

Adult Aerial Arts

Take part in a fun and unique learning experience in these weekly group classes guided by qualified, skilled instructors. No experience necessary for beginner classes. Gain strength as you learn!

Private Lessons

If you’re ready to dive right in, consider weekly, private lessons with one of our expert instructors. Our goal is to spur your curiosity and allow students to learn at their own pace in aerial silks, trapeze or lyra!

Class Registration Schedule

Check back on Dec. 1, 2021 for our upcoming January – May 2022 class schedule