Learning the circus arts in New Jersey

    A new kind of school opened in New Jersey, but it’s not the one that includes your typical chalkboard, text books or lesson plans.

    The Star-Ledger reports the state’s first circus arts school, Circus Place, is now open to students with ambitions of mastering tightrope walking, juggling and other arts.

    According to the report, the school occupies a 900-square-foot space inside a Hillsborough office park on Jill Court.

    Aside from it being the first school of this type in the state, Circus Place serves the purpose of providing students with a place to learn the circus arts locally.  The Star-Ledger says before now, students had to choose between schools in Philadelphia or New York.

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