Chapel Street School, Stratford, CT
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To Whom it May Concern,

It is without reservation that we recommend Cirque du Jour for your event. Chris and Gina are true professionals that have a love for their craft which is evident in everything they do. Chris and a colleague were at our school for the one week in service; they worked with each of our 600 K-6 students and were amazing with every grade level. Each lesson was age appropriate, engaging, challenging and fun for the students.
During the course of the week they focused on our 5th and 6th grade students as the performers in an end of week circus staged for the school and at an evening event for parents and the community at large. Students were proud of the new circus skills they had learned during the week and were eager to perform. The circus performance was amazing!
This is the first year that we had the week long in service, though we have utilized Cirque du Jour’s services in the past and would not hesitate to do so in the future. We look forward to our continued relationship with this excellent group of professionals. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us at 203-385-4192 or grigasg@stratfordk12.org or genuariom@stratford k12.org.

Vanderbilt Elementary School, Dix Hills, NY
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To Whom It May Concern,

It has been both a privilege and pleasure to have the opportunity to work with Chris and Gina Allison from Cirque Du Jour for the past few years.
This is my fourth year working on the Arts In Education Committee for our school. Three years ago, our Committee wanted to bring in something different to the kids. The CDJ brochures peaked our interest and fit the bill. Needless to say, their interaction with our kids and the performances that they worked on so hard with our 5th graders won the hearts of everyone. This June marked their third annual tour at Vanderbilt Elementary.It is with great anticipation that our school ( kids and staff ) welcomes Bucky and his sidekick for a week of fun. We have already booked next year as we have promised the up and coming 5th graders that we will have Cirque Du Jour back so that they can do the stilts and the Chinese Yo-Yo’s too!
I must add that I have been approached by other circus programs and have instantly turned them away without hesitation. From booking the program to the contract/invoice all the way through to the final performance, it is always a pleasant and easy experience with Cirque Du Jour. They are professional while still having fun. They clearly love what they do and it shows. They are very passionate about their work and it comes through loud and clear to those that matter most, the children. We love having them at our school and look forward to many more years with them in the future!

Tamarac Elementary School, Holtsville, NY
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To Whom It May Concern,

We are a K-5 elementary school in Holtsville, NY, while visiting a cultural arts showcase four years ago my children were fascinated with the talents of, Cirque du Jour. I felt this would be a great program for our students’ during their physical activity classes. Four years later our teachers’ and gym teachers’ still praise the efforts and expertise of Cirque du Jour and their company. Cirque du Jour has been a breath of fresh air with a whole new spin on the circus. Our student’s look forward to the, Cirque du Jour team as soon as the school doors open in September to instruct them and help bring out talents many did not know they had. With great pleasure our school has once again booked this team of professional experts to bring the circus to the students of Tamarac Elementary School.

South Country Elementary School, Bay Shore, NY
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Dear Chris and staff from Cirque du Jour,

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your staff for another exceptional job at this year’s South Country circus. For the past three years, you and your team of professionals have delivered a dynamite circus experience for all of our fifth grade students. Our parents, administrators, staff and students all gave rave reviews after this year’s outstanding performance.

As usual, your professionalism and passion for teaching circus arts and working with young children is remarkable and it is apparent during each day’s preparation for the show. We also appreciate your willingness to share our ideas and graciously work with our entire student body while creating a safe, fun and enjoyable learning environment.

We truly enjoy having Cirque du Jour come in to compliment our physical education curriculum. With your assistance, our student’s circus arts skills reach new heights each year and we look forward to the new and innovative challenges you will bring to our students.

Thank you for helping us “Walk the Red Carpet” this year and for providing our students with and experience that will last a lifetime!