We use circus arts to teach vulnerable teens how to overcome challenging situations and develop valuable social skills.
Uprise Circus is the only social circus in Texas
Social circus is an intervention that uses circus arts as a tool for fostering personal and social development.
Every session at Uprise Circus gives kids the opportunity to:
With a focus on flying trapeze, Uprise Circus gives kids confidence and perseverance, promotes teamwork and cooperation, and builds a community of supporters who are committed to helping them rise to their true potential.
We offer unique, life-changing opportunities
Evidence suggests that kids from disadvantaged environments are more likely to commit a crime, have unplanned pregnancies, and drop out of school.
However, studies have shown that providing high-challenge, high-support circus education improves the social and emotional learning skills of participating kids, allowing them to lead more successful adult lives.