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Prairie Circus Arts is a non-profit arts organization located in the St. James area of Winnipeg, MB. We aim to provide facilities, equipment, professional expertise and a supportive atmosphere for creation, training, and collaboration. We believe that the circus arts are a distinctly Canadian aspect of the performing arts world and being a publicly accessible presence for the circus arts in Winnipeg is part of fostering a healthy artistic and cultural community.


What we offer:

- Professional training space for established artists

- Classes for a variety of circus and performance based art forms

- Ongoing Workshops and travelling guest instructors

- Fun and functional circus fitness programs for adults

- One-on-one private lessons

- Accessible studios with reasonable rates

Our Board of Directors

Prairie Circus Arts is run by a Board of Directors who are professional active performers, instructors, program administrators and run the studio. They are committed to making our studio a safe and supportive space to grow as a physical artist.

Kimberly Craig has over 15 years of experience as a professional circus artist, including contracts with GOP Varieté-Theaters in Germany, Midnight Circus, Headlining Entertainer on Princess Cruises and in multiple Circus on Ice shows around the world. She currently performs in a duo show with her husband, The Street Circus” touring around the world. Kimberly Co-Founded Prairie Circus Arts in 2016 with Issac Giradin. Looking around Winnipeg, they saw the need for an affordable place for professionals and semi-professional physical artists to train and with the kind folks at St. James Anglican Church they were able to make that dream a reality. Kimberly manages the studio space and also teaches handstand and aerial classes, private lessons and workshops.

President, Co-Founder, Space Manager and Coach

Kimberly Craig

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Vice-President, Space Manager and Coach

Virginia Draghi Ranson

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