there is quite a buzz among certain fedec school juggling teachers to get an independent juggling school going, outside of any other institution. i have been trying to imagine what the ideal curriculum is for a juggling program that is not directly attached to a circus school. i think there would of course be some benefit here and there to collaborate with a circus school for some classes (tightwire as cross training for jugglers for example), but i find juggling in the academic institution more closely related to art school in many ways. i’m personally trying to decide if a pure juggling school is a goal to try and achieve, or if i shouldn’t just go ahead and open up a creation/director studio where you can hire me directly to create acts/shows. i’ve looked into the idea of a juggling school, how it would be formed, what it would contain, where it could be… and the challenges sometimes seem almost impossible to pull off.