Entrance exam


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, multiple travel restrictions and sanitary measures in place, the National Circus School has decided to cancel all in-person auditions for the winter of 2021. Exceptionally this year, participation in the entrance exam will be entirely online and a video must be submitted. 

We recommend that you take the time to watch the video and carefully read the instructions mentioned in our preparation guide which will be sent to you in order to accompany you step by step in the creation of your video audition.



  1. Select the program for which you wish to apply. Learn more about our programs and admission criteria. 
  2. Register on the Omnivox platform 
  3. Pay the $55 non-refundable registration fee 
  4. Attach the following documents*: 
  • One passport-sized photo (JPEG format) 
  • Copy of your birth certificate both parents first and last names’ 
  • Copy of any certificate or transcript relating to an artistic training or competitive sports practice 
  • Copy of transcript establishing the last successful year of schooling to apply for the higher education DEC-DEE program
  • Copy of transcripts establishing the last two years of successful schooling to apply for the Circus and High School or Preparatory programs 
  1. All applications are evaluated within approximately 72 business hours. If your application meets the admission criteria, you will receive an invitation to participate in the entrance exam as well as our preparation guide to accompany you step by step in creating your video. 

*All documents in a language othe than French or English must be accompanied by a translation.

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Registrations are closed.

To learn more about the exercices needed for your participation video, please visit the Higher Education or the Circus and High School admission webpages.


The deadline to register for the entrance exam is February 1, 2021. 


Make sure your video has all of the items requested in our prep guide. An incomplete application will not be eligible for the entrance exam. The deadline to submit a video is February 7, 2021. 


The selection committee will analyze the video auditions during the month of February 2021. The results of the auditions will be sent to the candidates in March 2021. 

For any questions regarding the entrance exam, you can contact us by email at [email protected]

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Registrations are closed.

Next school year begins: 
August 2021

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