See the stars of tomorrow today at NECCA
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These two take a spin around the German wheel. 
Photo by Jeffrey M. Lewis
These two take a spin around the German wheel. Photo by Jeffrey M. Lewis
BRATTLEBORO- Come see NECCAs Youth Troupes in “CircusNEXT: Once Upon a Time” on Sunday, April 9, at 12 and 4 pm, as they gather in the castle to flip, fly, juggle and tumble in an attempt to inspire laughter and joy in the royal childs heart. The king and queen will go to any lengths to find someone who can help, and offer great rewards to the winner.

Members of the New England Center for Circus Arts’ Youth Performance Troupe share their talents in this end-of-year showcase. Trapeze, acrobatics, tumbling and more will be presented by youth age 7 to 18. Students in the program train with elite coaches to prepare for a path in circus training through more demanding skills, rigorous strength and flexibility training, and act creation.

New England Center for the Circus Arts is located at 74 Cotton Mill Hill #300.

Ticket sales benefit NECCA student scholarships. To purchase tickets visit For more information call (802) 254-9780 or email

NECCA is delighted to announce that Jeffrey M. Lewis has generously donated a stunning collection of 20 framed black and white photographs of NECCA graduates and students in action. The photos will be for sale throughout the exhibit, which runs from April 7 to June 6, at Vermont Artisan Designs, Main Street. Proceeds will benefit NECCA’s new building fund.

This year NECCA will move into its own custom-designed “trapezium building” in Brattleboro, the newest custom-designed circus arts trapezium in the country. Plans are to be in the new building at 10 Town Crier Drive by July 2017. The trapezium will allow year-round, indoor flying trapeze training, as well as fabric/silk, juggling, contortion, unicycle, partner acrobatics, German wheel, teeterboard, and more.

Lewis has been photographing NECCA performers and performances for the last five years. He has also photographed Southern Vermont dance festivals, SOBO studio, and African dance. In addition to his 45 years of honing his photography skills, Lewis has managed careers from ministry to economic development and is now in quasi-retirement.

For information on the new building, other cicus classes, or events visit, call (802) 254-9780, or email

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