The Ecole Nationale de Cirque de Châtellerault educational project considers the student's singularity and promotes the development of his autonomy to lead him to find his own artistic path. It implements a multidisciplinary pedagogy with times of exploration while keeping in mind complete and flourishing circus excellence.


For the recruitment of our 25th promotion specializing in circus arts at a end-of-high-school level:

  • 1 – withdrawal of application packs: from January 31, 2022
  • 2 – closing of applications: April 4, 2022
  • 3 – Selection Day: Monday May 2 or Tuesday May 3, 2022

All the dates for the recruitment of our competition preparation class should be known soon.

Recruitment of our next promotion of the Preparation Class for Higher Education - CPES circus arts:

  • Applications open: from January 31, 2022
  • 1st stage - Pre-selection on file: to be returned by Friday April 29, 2022 at the latest
  • Stage 2 - Selection: Thursday June 9 and Friday June 10, 2022