Circus IS... fitness and creativity combined

Upcoming Events and News:

EQUINOX Circus Show

  • Saturday March 2nd, Doors 6:30pm, Show at 7pm

  • PRESALE Tickets Here

  • Adult Submission Form HERE

    Celebrate the coming of spring with this student and teacher showcase from the Birds Eye View Circus adult and youth programs.  Performers create acts that explore their connections to the natural world using aerial arts such as silks and trapeze, with partner acrobatics, juggling, tightwire, and dance.  An evening of movement that will inspire!

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New Adult Intro Class

Intro to Silks and Trapeze

  • Mondays 5:30-6:45pm starting Feb 4th, 2019

  • SIGN UP

Learn the foundations of two apparatuses for the price of one. This combo class is “new to aerial” students and will familiarize you with how to climb, put on a foot knot, wrap yourself in the silks AND how to mount and stand on a trapeze, hang from your knees, and hit a power pose perfect for a photo opportunity.

Intro to silks and trapeze will set you up for success in the other beginner classes Birds Eye View has to offer. No experience required, just a willing attitude. 

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New Youth Class!

Youth/Teen Balance

In this mixed age class (8-17) students will learn tightwire, walking globe, various juggling sequences, object balancing and a whole lot of clowning around!  Some sessions, students will also have the opportunity to work on stilt walking too! Students wishing to work aerial should join the Youth or Teen circus classes.

  • Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm starting March 5th

  • SIGN UP

Bring a Friend for FREE Cirque Sampler

  • Saturday March 2nd

  • 3:30-4:30pm

  • SIGN UP

This intro beginner sampler class is BRING A FRIEND FOR FREE! You sign up, and your friend can come for free, there will be limited space so sign up early, show up 15min early so we can get your friend's waiver taken care of before the class starts.

We also have our Equinox show that night (doors at 6:30pm), come to the class, grab dinner and stay for the show!

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May 19th Workshops with Sara Duhaime!

  • DUO LYRA: COUNTERWEIGHT

  • HAMMOCK: TWISTS AND TURNS

  • Sign Up and Learn More

    Sara Duhaime has been teaching and performing in and around Detroit since 2014. Her distinctive choreography is the result of many hours spent adapting skills from one apparatus to another. It is her intention as a performer to find the balance between dynamic technique and musicality. 

Summer Camp Registration OPEN!

Regular Weekly Circus Classes for Youth and Adults

New to circus?  All regular classes can be booked by clicking SIGN UP and choosing the class you want to attend.  You can sign up via our site or by using the Mind Body app on your phone and searching for "Birds Eye View Circus."

We are Toledo's Premier circus training and performance space offering classes in aerial and ground acrobatics for youth and adults.  Our classes offer a unique fitness program that improves strength, flexibility and confidence for anyone.  You do not need to be an athlete to make this your home, just a desire to try something new and work for it.

We produce circus shows inside our home building, The Collingwood Art Center which houses a beautiful domed theater that seats 560 people.  You can also see our instructors and students performing at many local events, theaters and festivals around Toledo.

Gift Certificates

Give the best gift, a circus experience! We recommend a series class for your friend, loved one, or child in our adult or youth program. We offer series classes in Aerial, Partner Acro, Yoga, and Dance.

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