Programs of Study
We offer a range of intensive full-time and part-time programs.
What People Are Saying
“Finding The Circus has been nothing short of life changing. I found two educations: one on advertising and the other on life.
I found some life long friends and I found myself.”
Alumn, Copywriter, R/GA
“My Circus network is global. The opportunity we get as creatives to give a voice to a brand and have the chance to do so with such talented people from all over is thrilling.”
Alumn, Creative Director, Microsoft
“The Circus gave me the skills and confidence that allowed me to write my own ticket in advertising. It gave me control to take myself where I wanted and not wait for things to happen to me.”
Alumn, Creative Director, Google Creative Lab
“There’s one Circus for a reason. No where else will you find the hunger, drive, and passion it takes to be in advertising so alive. If you want to go far,
go to The Circus.”
Alumna, Art Director, 72andSunny
“Advertising without The Creative Circus is like a grilled cheese sandwich without the cheese.”
Chief Digital Officer, David&Goliath
“Circus alums always have the right balance of work ethics, craftsmanship and passion. That’s why we have 10 of them here.”
Chief Creative Officer, Pereira & O’Dell
“The Creative Circus doesn’t just make great portfolios, it makes great thinkers who are able to hit the ground running in the real world of advertising.”
VP Creative Recruiting, Arnold Worldwide
“We count on The Circus to put sparkle in our work and a bounce in our workplace.”
VP Creative, Sapient Nitro
“If you want to go into the industry ready to do great ads, run away to The Circus.”
Chief Creative Officer, Fitzgerald+Co
“Our Circus alums are easy to spot. They’re the ones Creative Directors fight to get on their teams during staffing meetings”
SVP Technology, Firstborn
Our graduates get hired at some of the top agencies in the country.
Creative Circus Blog
The Circus is happy to give you access to great speakers every Friday of the quarter at 1:30pm for our #CircusForum series. Take a peek at our Spring 2015 Schedule. These events are open to the public (mandatory for students, of course) so if you’re in the neighborhood, come by and enjoy what industry leaders have […]
We are proud to say Circus alumna Pam Mufson, Executive Creative Director at Y&R Chicago, was listed in Business Insider’s Most Creative Women in Advertising!
As yellow I am one of the first hues to appear in the spring. I arrive as a more acid green tinged yellow which alerts tentative beginnings but as I age I become more human by adding a tiny bit of orange. You cannot help but look at me for I am wider than other […]
Podcast: Don’t Get Me Started
Every two weeks, Circus Department Head Dan Balser gets into the heads of some of the industry’s legends and future stars. Hear here.
Student Portfolio Pieces
View some of our recent student portfolio work.
Get In Touch
Communication Art school based in Atlanta, Georgia. The Creative Circus is the leading creative arts school for those studying advertising, copywriting, art direction, design, photography & interactive design/development.