Państwowa Szkoła Sztuki Cyrkowej - PSSC w Julinku

PSSC - Panstwowa Szkola Sztuki Cyrkowej

State School of Circus Art in Julinek, Poland


Are you interested in circus arts or performances in the arena or stage?

Test your abilities - enroll at PSSC - the only circus school in Poland. Just click Enrollment tab - you will find there all important informations about recrutation.

PSSC is a long-traditioned (50 years) artistic college. Studying at our school is free of charge. When you pass all the exams, you get a circus actor diploma entitling you to work not only in the circus, but also on stage, in film, cabaret, variette, etc. Your career opportunities are very large and forward-looking.

Our evening classes are conducted 4-5 times a week: Monday to Friday, between 4 PM and 9.15 PM.

Our students can live in 'Julinek' Hotel (double and triple rooms; 300 PLN per month).

Currently we provide bus transport to school and homecoming after classes for student living in Warsaw (Mercedes Sprinter bus with 24 seats).

In the year of enrollment, candidate must have at least 13 years of age but and no more than 23.

School has a 3-year curriculum (we do not provide general high school education, but only vocational training).

During the first year students learn the basic circus techniques:

  • acrobatics (solo and with partner),
  • gymnastics (on a trapeze),
  • juggling (solo and with partner),
  • equilibristics (rolla-bolla, tumbling, free ladder,
    perch pole, monocycle),

and in the further two years, students attend specialization, characterization and the circus history classes. During the curriculum, students also learn the elements of the acting, pantomime and dance techniques.

PSSC educates in the following specializations

  • acrobat,
  • gymnast, 
  • equilibrist,
  • juggler,
  • mime,
  • clown.

We will suggest you which specialization will be the most appropriate for your predispositions, skills and abilities.

Our teachers are fully qualified, have pedagogical skills, and also have a lot of proffesional experience.

You are cordially invited,
School Principal,
Piotr Tomczak




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