Who We Are:

Dragonfly Aerial Arts Studio is run by artists and trained instructors who both teach and perform. Started in 2010 by 6 local aerialists, Dragonfly offers the Knoxville area classes in the circus arts for everyone of any fitness level AS WELL AS the opportunity to book trained and passionate professional performers for festivals and special events!

At Dragonfly, you will increase physical fitness and self-confidence through an activity normally found only in larger metropolitan areas. We offer you the perks of big-city circus fun right in your home town!

What We Do:

Dragonfly offers classes for anyone from beginners with no previous experience to advanced students seeking to perform. We provide classes for ages 6 through adult on:

Aerial Fabrics

Aerial Fitness



Kids Circus

Kids Circus Camps


Adult Ground Circus, including stilts and juggling

Through these circus activities, Dragonfly helps you improve your body, mind, and spirit in a safe, encouraging, and fun environment!

In addition to classes, Dragonfly offers:

Student workshops with visiting aerials experts

Training for advanced students wanting to teach aerials

An annual Circus Extravaganza

Regular performances in the community at festivals, performing arts shows, private parties, corporate events and fundraisers

What We Value:

Dragonfly Aerial Arts Studio is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is committed to improving the lives of those in the Knoxville community. We share the health and wellness benefits of circus arts with at-risk and underprivileged youth through our community outreach programs, tuition scholarships, children’s circus camp and classes, and annual circus extravaganza.

We believe that the circus is a home for everyone. Dragonfly creates a space where every student is celebrated for their uniqueness and can express their creativity.

We are always seeking partnerships with community groups and clients who wish to benefit from the unique creativity and discipline learned through the circus arts!

Where we Are:

4506 Fennel Road

Knoxville, Tennessee


​We're located around the back of the building!

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