KIDS BEGINNER AERIAL & ACROBATICS

Kids Beginning Aerial / Acrobat

These classes are designed for students 15 years old and younger who are new to aerial arts and acrobatics. Students will be offered a taste of all of the different aerial disciplines (rope, silk, and trapeze) as well tumbling and partner acrobatics in a safe and supportive environment. Classes are 1 hour long. Students should wear form fitting leggings that cover the backs of the knees, a leotard or shirt that can be tucked in. Please no jewelry and have you hair tied back. Please bring a water bottle. 

KIDS BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE HANDSTANDS & ACROBATICS

Kids Beginning Acrobatics Rose Calucchia

The class focuses on the basics of handstands, partner acrobatics, and tumbling. Open to kids 15 and under, absolute beginners welcome.

KIDS INTERMEDIATE AERIAL

Kids Intermediate Aerial

This class if for the intermediate aerialist who has a solid grasp of the basics on silks. This class will also include more rope and trapeze, building on the student's foundation with a continued focus on quality of movement and proper technique. Pre requisites: By instructor approval or email us to schedule an assessment.

KIDS INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED AERIAL

Kids Intermediate / Advanced Aerial Class

This class will contain more advanced climbs, wraps, drops, and sequencing for the intermediate/advanced aerialist on both silks and rope, with a focus on quality of movement and proper technique. Pre requisites: By instructor approval or email us to schedule an assessment. 

KIDS INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED HANDSTANDS & ACROBATICS

Kids Advanced Acrobatics Rose Calucchia

This class is for students who have a solid foundation in handstands, partner acrobatics or tumbling basics, and are ready to take their skills to the next level. Pre requisites: By instructor approval or email us to schedule an assessment.

KIDS ADVANCED AERIAL

Kids Advanced Aerial Class Allie Cooper

This class is designed for advanced aerialists who wish to work on creative sequencing of dynamic movement. An emphasis will be placed on understanding mechanics and pathways to allow for a safe expression of the movement and allow us to maintain flow in our choreography. There will be an emphasis on conditioning for strength and endurance and a review of momentum pathways as we explore flow in our technique. Pre requisites: Students should have a strong foundation in momentum. By instructor approval or email us to schedule an assessment.

COMMUNITY OPEN TRAINING

Community Training

Open Training is available for intermediate and advanced students to practice skills they've learned in class or work on creative projects. No skill-sharing is allowed. Ask your instructor to be cleared for Community Open Training or email us to schedule an assessment.

SUMMER CAMPS

Factory Summer Camp

We offer kids summer camps, as well as weekend immersion camps for students of all levels from absolute beginner to the advanced student. All camps focus on conditioning, handstands, acrobatics, and aerial in a safe and supportive environment. All week long camps culminate in a group performance. Weekend immersion camps include focus on act creation.

ADULT BEGINNER AERIAL & ACROBATICS

Beginning Aerial and Acrobatics

These classes are designed for students 16 years and older who are new to aerial arts and acrobatics. Students will be offered a taste of all of the different aerial disciplines (rope, silk, and trapeze) as well tumbling and partner acrobatics in a safe and supportive environment. Classes are 1 hour long. Students should wear form fitting leggings that cover the backs of the knees, a leotard or shirt that can be tucked in. Please no jewelry and have you hair tied back.

ADULT HANDSTANDS

Adult Handstand Rose Calucchia

Handstands build the foundation for all other circus training. This class focuses on strength, flexibility, alignment and control. From working on kicking up, balancing, to higher level skills, there is something for all levels in this class.

ADULT AERIAL & ARCO PARTNERING

Adult Partnering Rose Calucchia

Learn the basics of partner acrobatics and duo trapeze in this hybrid class. Partnering is challenging and fun, building trust through teamwork and collaboration. You do not need to have a partner with you to take this class. While there is no prerequisite for this class, it is strongly advised that you taken some of our other classes prior to dropping in.

ADULT INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED ROPE

Advanced Adult Rope Class Allie Cooper

This class is a great introduction to dynamic movement on rope. An emphasis will be placed on understanding mechanics and pathways to allow for a safe expression of the movement and allow us to maintain flow in our choreography. There will be an emphasis on conditioning for strength and endurance and a review of momentum pathways as we explore flow in our technique. Pre requisites: By instructor approval or email us to schedule an assessment.

ADULT INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED SILKS

Adult Aerial Silk Class

This class will contain more advanced climbs, wraps, drops, and sequencing for the intermediate/advanced aerialist, with a focus on quality of movement and proper technique. Pre requisites: By instructor approval or email us to schedule an assessment.

FOCUSED FLEXIBILITY

Focused Flexibility Class Rose Calucchia

Want to improve your splits or backbend, or just generally want to gain some more mobility, join us for this GMB (Gold Medal Bodies) class. GMB is a bodyweight/gymnastics training method, which includes a results-driven flexibility protocol. (For more info on GMB: gmb.io).

WORKSHOPS

Factory Workshops

The Factory hosts world renowned guest instructors in the disciplines of aerial, handbalancing and acrobatics. Find out more information about these visiting instructors and the pre requisites here (hyper link to workshop tab). Workshops are a great opportunity to gain new skills and widen our circus community.