Afterschool at the Penasco Theater

Peñasco Theatre Collective operates a Wise Fool New Mexico funded circus-based after-school arts program providing unique opportunities for self-discovery, physical development, personal and collective empowerment, and youth visibility through the mediums of aerials, physical theater, writing, stilt-walking and visual art. Engaged, creative and professional mentorship at low-cost fosters skills necessary for a healthy, creative, successful society rich with deep cultural and community connections.

For information about classes in Santa Fe at Wise Fool:

For more information about afterschool classes

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Artist Residency!

Did you know, that the Peñasco Theater offers a live-in Artist Residency Program?, as well as rents the theater for personal and group retreats?


“Art as Resistance”
Penasco Theatre is seeking performances based artists who’s work incorporates, dialogues with or is in some way inspired by the struggle for transformation and justice.

Peñasco Theater offers short and long term retreats for Individuals and Groups. Come stay in a historic theater house and explore the beautiful landscapes of Northern New Mexico

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2017 fall Session Classes

Winter and Spring classes at the Penasco Theatre

Starts Monday January 8th.

4pm-5 pm Ages 3 – 6 Pre-school gymnastics and circus

5pm-6pm Ages 7 – 10 CIRCUS: aerial, gymnastics and stilts

6pm-7pm Ages 10 – up Teen and Adult Aerials

This is a donation based program: That means, the Peñasco Theatre Collective feels that access to quality arts programs should not be limited by the ability to pay with money. We value all the other ways that people can contribute to help keep our programs going; we accept payments in; wood, produce, volunteer time and labor, and anything else you want to offer!

If you want to pay money for the classes it is $10 a class. Sibling discount 1/2 off for each sibling.


in case you are in Taos……

Alessandra will be teaching in Taos in January

Thursdays in Taos at the Taos Aerial Gym

starts January 18th

4-5 PM ages 5-8 10 week session ( $150) ( drop in $20 a class)

5-6 PM ages 9-16 10 week session ( $150) ( drop in $20 a class)