GACS Vision Statement
The Global Alliance of Circus Schools is an exclusive, web-based, international network. It supports the efforts of professional circus schools, circus centres and emerging artists to reach their full potential in creation, performance and production through collaboration, sharing of ideas and industry contacts.
GACS Mission Statement
The Global Alliance of Circus Schools seeks to empower, support, and connect top professional circus schools worldwide to create, provide, and share opportunities for the new generation of circus artists through its network and exchange of information and experience in order to secure the future of professional circus.
Equal Opportunity Statement
The Global Alliance of Circus Schools supports equal opportunity and mutual respect among all students, coaches and staff; and prohibits discrimination and/or harassment of any type regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender or sexual orientation. Furthermore, the Alliance recognizes that diversity is one of the greatest strengths of circus, and that all individuals within the Alliance may enjoy a sense of belonging, understanding and equal opportunity. The Global Alliance of Circus Schools has adopted a Code of Best Practice that can provide guidance for maintaining the highest industry standards and behaviours for each school.