Strengthening Our Circles of Support

Our Mission

At NECCA, the transformative power of circus arts enables a diverse and inclusive community of artists, teachers and students to realize their dreams.

Your dollars help build our local community, thousands of people we serve each year, and the movement of American circus.

Strengthening Our Circles of Support

Our Mission

At NECCA, the transformative power of circus arts enables a diverse and inclusive community of artists, teachers and students to realize their dreams.

Your dollars help build our local community, thousands of people we serve each year, and the movement of American circus.

What We Do

How we deliver on our mission.

Our Areas of
Focus & Impact

Contribution to the American Circus

NECCA is an incubator for the next generation of circus performers in the U.S., a leader in teacher training and innovating dynamic curriculum.

  • 40 full time professional students audition each year.
  • Circus professionals are born here.
  • New coaches are trained in teaching safely and their skillset is highly valued.
  • Professional artists and companies create their work here.

Since professional training began at NECCA, 211 graduates have gone on to perform for Cirque
du Soleil, Big Apple, 7 Fingers of the Hand and more. They have also gone on to teach,
direct and create all over the nation.

Health and Wellness

Participation in circus arts at any level empowers everyone to develop a lifelong passion, while creating community, building physical and mental longevity, and resilience.

  • During the pandemic, 862 adults were empowered to connect in 1,000+ classes experiencing the importance of human connection and community.

Economic Impact

NECCA has played a critical role in the Southern Vermont economy and community for over 15 years.

  • NECCA employs 80 permanent and seasonal staff.
  • 100s of students, guest artists, and audience members flock to our area annually for classes and shows.
  • Over 100 students reside here from one month up to nine months.

Youth Development

Committed to the health and joy of our local community, our youth and teen programs are focused on developing confidence, exploration, inclusion, problem solving, collaboration, healthy habits, and a sense of belonging from caring adults.

  • 505 youth have moved and connected in over 250 online and in-person classes, and 13 weeks of in-person camps and outreach.

Our Areas of
Focus & Impact

Contribution to the American Circus

NECCA is an incubator for the next generation of circus performers in the U.S., a leader in teacher training and innovating dynamic curriculum.

  • 40 full time professional students audition each year.
  • Circus professionals are born here.
  • New coaches are trained in teaching safely and their skillset is highly valued.
  • Professional artists and companies create their work here.

Since professional training began at NECCA, 211 graduates have gone on to perform for Cirque
du Soleil, Big Apple, 7 Fingers of the Hand and more. They have also gone on to teach,
direct and create all over the nation.

Health and Wellness

Participation in circus arts at any level empowers everyone to develop a lifelong passion, while creating community, building physical and mental longevity, and resilience.

  • During the pandemic, 862 adults were empowered to connect in 1,000+ classes experiencing the importance of human connection and community.

Economic Impact

NECCA has played a critical role in the Southern Vermont economy and community for over 15 years.

  • NECCA employs 80 permanent and seasonal staff.
  • 100s of students, guest artists, and audience members flock to our area annually for classes and shows.
  • Over 100 students reside here from one month up to nine months.

Youth Development

Committed to the health and joy of our local community, our youth and teen programs are focused on developing confidence, exploration, inclusion, problem solving, collaboration, healthy habits, and a sense of belonging from caring adults.

  • 505 youth have moved and connected in over 250 online and in-person classes, and 13 weeks of in-person camps and outreach.

Our Impact

Your dollars help build our community, the people we serve and the movement of American Circus.

Adult Students

Empowered to connect in 1,000+ classes.

Youth Students

Have connected in over 250 online and in- person classes.

Years

Playing a critical role in the Southern Vermont economy.

Graduates

Contributing to the future of American Circus.

Why You Should Give to NECCA

We are more than a circus center.
We are a community. 

  • We care about our students and their families.
  • We contribute to the local community in multiple ways.
  • We have impacted the economy since 2006.
  • We have influenced American Circus since 2007.
  • Circus is collaborative, inclusive, ever evolving and an essential part of our artistic and social fabric.

You have the opportunity to help us build not only NECCA, but the next great wave of American circus.

How You Can Give

Your gift done your way.

Donate Online

Click below to donate today!

Snail Mail

Send a check to NECCA at:
10 Town Crier Drive
Brattleboro, Vermont 05301

Gift of Stock

To Charles Schwab & Company, Inc., New England Center for Circus Arts, Inc.
Receiving #: 2949-4316, DTC Number: 0164

Donor Advised Funds

Have your financial institution issue the check directly to New England Center for Circus Arts, Inc. You’ll need to make the gift by December 31st, 2021.

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10 Town Crier Dr
Brattleboro VT 05301

802-254-9780

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