Residencies give artists time and space, and allows them to develop their artistic practice.
Are you a performer, artist or event producer needing space for events, workshops, performances, or rehearsals? Get discounts on space rental for your events, access to space during unbooked time, wifi access, and other benefits!
How residencies can benefit you: inspire you creatively, sustain you professionally, generate possibilities artistically and professionally, build international connections and networks, expose you to international trends in your art form, build your confidence and pride, and a sense of being taken seriously, and provide career boosts that come from our community support.
All residencies include:
Easy event/space scheduling (contract not always required)
Discounted resident artist rates for rentals
Free use of space during available hours for practice
Coach lounge access
Weekly Open Studio times for residents
Profile featured on Cirque Wonderland website
Promotional campaigns, including Artist Spotlight feature
Access to exclusive online network of artists to support, collaborate, and build professional relationship
Month-to-Month! No commitment. Cancel anytime.
Resident Artist $25/month
Everything but aerial. Resident Artists have all the same benefits as Resident Aerialists, but are prohibited from utilizing the aerial equipment or rigging in any fashion.
Resident Aerialist $40/month
Must be approved and may require proof of ability. Aerialists must have at least one year of aerial training experience. Aerialists may rig their own equipment with approval.
Resident Group $65/month
Must be an established (or establishing) performing, teaching, or production troupe. Hobbyists are encouraged to get individual residencies. Aerialists permitted per Resident Aerialist guidelines. Groups get all the same benefits as the resident artist, with a few modifications:
Free use of space by group during available time slots (requires at least one Group Leader be present)
Members must all be pre-registered with the group
Only Group Leaders have WiFi and Coaches Lobby access
105 S. 11th st West Des Moines, Iowa 50265 Next door to Fox Brewing in the Valley Junction neighborhood