2018 Sideshow School - Fundamental Skills

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  • Regular price $1,500.00

Learn Ancient Skills from the Very Best in the Business! Have you ever dreamed of running away with the circus? Did anyone ever call you a freak? Well, now's your chance to become one! At Coney Island USA's Sideshow School, you can learn how to hammer a 20-penny nail right into your skull and then paint a banner trumpeting your new career! 

Sideshow Skills - You'll work with Professa Adam Realman to learn the ins and outs of the working acts of the sideshow. 
The complete list of acts taught: 
The Basics of Fire Eating and Breathing and Fire Safety
Human Blockhead
The Fundamentals of Sword Swallowing 
Bed of Nails
Stunts with Various Traps
Glass Walking
Blade Box
Electric Chair
Snake Care

2018 classes:

Monday, August 20,  9:00am - 3:00pm
Tuesday, August 21, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Wednesday, August 22, 9:00am - 3:00pm
***NEW FOR 2018***Thursday, August 23, Graduates from the 2018 session will have the opportunity to perform on stage as part of the show! We welcome the recent graduates to present an act on stage during regular show hours. Sideshow school officially ends on Wednesday. Thursday's stage time is optional. 

Tuition: $1500

For inquiries about the class, email adam(at)coneyisland.com

YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO ATTEND THE SIDESHOW SKILLS SESSION. This class is limited to 10 students to ensure proper student to instructor ratio. Deadline for registration is August 1. The Coney Island Sideshow School reserves the right to cancel this session if a minimum of five students are not registered by the deadline. Registered students will be notified if the session is cancelled and a full refund will be issued. 

Classes in individual skills will not be offered. You must sign up for the entire session.