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Akademiet For Utaemmet Kreativitet

Preparatory school

FEDEC member since 2008

AFUK- provides a framework for untraditional training in an environment full of life, laughter, playfulness, seriousness and contemplation.

The basic idea of AFUK activities is to let individual creativity flourish in an unbiased community. About 35 students are on the Circus Programme. The school also offers courses in visual arts, acting, design.

AFUK- offers 1 programme: Circus & Performanceart is a preparatory program aimed at those who want to work in the entertainment industry, with contemporary circus, events, music halls, physical and visual theatre, as a circus teacher etc. It is a good starting point from which to apply for admission to Vocational and Higher Education Circus Schools, work as a circus teacher or start your own company.

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Training offered

  • Circus and Perormanceart:

1-2 years. Participation in the programme requires concentration, cooperation and motivation. It starts with basic training in Acrobatics and then covers different circus disciplines allowing students to make decisions about how to specialize. In addition the syllabus also covers training in theatrical work, idea development, improvisation, dance and movement.

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Applicants should be 18 or turn 18 during the course and be in good physical condition. To assess your chances of being admitted, please contact AFUK.

Tuition fees may be funded according to your situation: to be assessed with the school.

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Disciplines taught

  • Floor acrobatics 
  • Acro dance
  • Aerial acrobatics
  • Trampoline
  • Bascule/Teeterboard
  • Slackrope
  • Cyr wheel
  • Static trapeze
  • Rope
  • Silks
  • Aerial straps
  • Chinese pole
  • Juggling - Object manipulation
  • Clowning

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Founded in 1986


School year

From mid-August to late June.

Teaching language

The teaching is in Danish, Swedish, English and “mixed circus language”. It is a requirement to understand, speak and write in either one of the Scandinavian languages (Danish, Swedish and Norwegian) or in English.


Akatemiet for Utaemmet Kreativitet – AFUK
Enghavevej 82B
2450 SV Copenhague

School year

From mid-August to late June.

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