Questions & Answers on the Contemporary Circus Upper Secondary School (High School)

How do I apply to the Circus Upper Secondary School (high school)?

Information regarding the admission process is available at St Botvids Gymnasium (high school). Admission is based on both grades and an entrance exam.

Must I have previous training or experience in circus arts to be admitted to the program? 

Some students who enroll in the Circus Upper Secondary School (high school) have previous training in the circus arts, others have practiced parkour, figure skating, gymnastics or theater. Prior to admission, an entrance exam takes place, to give us a clearer picture of you and your potential. This program entails a great deal of training, so it’s essential that you enjoy this. Which is not to say you need to have hung from a trapeze before you apply.

What are my prospects once my studies are completed? 

When you have completed the Contemporary Circus Upper Secondary School program, you are free to either continue to higher education or to pursue a career as a circus artist. Many former students currently work professionally with circus and performing arts, others have become firefighters, dentists and academics. Regardless of whether you want to become a doctor or a juggler, the Circus Upper Secondary School for Circus may be the place for you.