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“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.
Of course, I’m biased– the Circus (sort of) competes with the developer bootcamps. But I’m also keenly aware of what’s happening in the for-profit education sector, and the developer job market. And what I’ve been seeing recently is pretty troubling. Since 2012, the number of web developer bootcamps in the US skyrocketed from 0 to about 90. Many of […]
Enter the 1st Annual Creative Circus T-Shirt Design Competition for a chance to win cash and to have your design featured on official Creative Circus apparel! The winning design will be printed on a limited edition run of t-shirts that will be available to purchase on campus and online. Current students (including Summer @ the Circus students) […]
We’re happy to share that Vann Graves, Chief Creative Officer of J. Walter Thompson Atlanta, will be speaking on July 21st. Take a look at Vann’s bio below: Vann Graves was appointed Chief Creative Officer of J. Walter Thompson Atlanta in December 2016. He brings 20+ years of creative and executive leadership experience to the […]
Attention current students & alumni: What better way to show friends that are interested in attending The Circus what The Creative Circus is all about than to show them. Join us for an informal evening of hors d’oeuvres & mingling with Circus faculty, students, & alumni. Students & alumni, this is your chance to bring […]
The June 2017 Orientation just wrapped up – it’s time to get to know the new Creative Circus students! They are from all over the US, have lived all over the world, and are increasingly multicultural. One student has lived in Japan while studying Japanese. One student was born in Trinidad. Another student was hit by a […]
This week we invited David Littlejohn of Humanaut, in Chattanooga Tennessee to visit the school and speak to the students. He blew us away with an incredible presentation, covering his philosophies on creativity, work, work/life balance, and the state of the marketing communication industry. Best #circusforum ever?
Every two weeks, Circus Department Head Dan Balser gets into the heads of some of the industry’s legends and future stars. Hear here.
View some of our recent student portfolio work.
We offer classes in design, commercial photography, web design, art direction, & copywriting here at our campus in Atlanta, Georgia. Our two year portfolio building program has helped thousands of aspiring creatives land a career using their talents.