Say goodbye to the average workstudy program! At The Muse Brooklyn, our hearts beat circus and our workstudy students are the backbone of our community. From being the face of our front desk, to transforming our studio into whatever fun event we happen to be hosting, this program promises to utilize the skills and interests of every individual, while giving opportunities to build and refine professional circus skills in our state-of-the-art studio in Brooklyn.

The Work Study Program is a six-month commitment, consisting of two, 4.5 hour shifts each week. In exchange for hours worked on site, workstudies receive unlimited open work out training time, class credits to drop-in to any circus or fitness class offered with The Muse, discounted prices on events and merchandise, free entry into professionally-focused community workshops, and more! This program is flexible enough to meet the needs of students, performers, dreamers with a day job, and anyone else with other commitments, while still being structured enough to give hands-on, professional experience in administration, performing arts, and the circus industry overall. Our Work Study Program is designed to encourage the creative side of each individual while allowing them to explore new heights (literally!)

No circus experience required! We're proud to have been a home to everyone from dancers to actors, scientists to engineers, and everything in between. If you love and support the arts, The Muse community is for you!

Email us at to learn how to apply.



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Maks Turner

"When I first came to the Muse Brooklyn, it was for a job interview. To this day, I don't know what they thought of me during those beginning months, but I know that they gave me a chance. I did everything I could to prove myself: I came in early, I stayed late. I volunteered for everything. I took every single beginner class I could fit into my schedule. I talked to the teachers, the performers, the other interns. I soaked up everything I could. The Muse gave me opportunities to network, to work variety shows, to train and perform and perfect my craft. It gave me access to a world that had been nothing more than a daydream to me my entire life. It was a space that let me exist the way I wanted to. It gave me room to grow as an artist and as a person. It was the first real community I was ever a part of, and it became a home. No matter where I go, I know that The Muse will always be there for me.  And I know that I am who I am today, because of The Muse."