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! You'll work with Professa Adam Realmanto 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
The Fundamentals of Sword Swallowing
Bed of Nails
Stunts with Various Traps
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.
Sideshow Skills Class
August 19, 20, 21. 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
August 22 - Students may join the cast of the Coney Island Circus Sideshow and showcase their new talents.
(Class limited to ten students)
All students must sign a "hold harmless" agreement to be distributed at the start of the first session.