I love this place; I want to live here! I could sleep on the trapeze!"
Stella Hu, birthday girl
Moody Street Circus is the family-run professional studio home of Sacha and Melinda Pavlata’s Cirque Passion School of Circus Arts and Melina ofDaughters of Rhea’s Belly Dance School. At Moody Street Circus we teach the joy of life through circus arts and belly dance to people of all ages and levels. We welcome absolute beginners! Helping students build skills, artistry and strength with heart, humor and inclusive community spirit are at the core of our teaching.
Melina's Belly Dance Class at Moody Street Circus. J. Tlumacki Boston Globe Photo.
Warm up at Moody Street Circus. Boston Globe photo by J. Tlumacki.
Aerial Class at Moody Street Circus with Sacha and Melinda Pavlata.
The Pavlata's circus tent in Nyack, N.Y. Photo by Patty Wright-Ferrini.
Ivy with our mascot monkey!
Orange, assisted by Melinda Pavlata, fuses Circus Arts with Belly Dance!
Owen in gorgeous split on static trapeze!
Audrey hangs out on the lyra.
Our fantastic silly circus kids!
Sacha Pavlata on the high wire in South Korea.
Want to schedule a semi-private group lesson in belly dance or circus arts? We can custom-create a lesson for your event or group, designed for brand-new beginners. Email us for more information or to book a time.
Who we are
At Moody Street Circus we are moody in name only! We joyfully share our multi-generational family legacies in circus arts and belly dance with you.
397 Moody Street, 2nd Floor Waltham, MA 02453 Telephone: (781) 893-2491 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Students: the studio opens 20 minutes before class time. All others: visits and private lessons by appointment only.
What we do
We offer introductory clinics, ongoing classes, summer programs, after-school programs, special workshops, private lessons and special-event parties for students of all ages and levels in Circus Arts and Belly Dance. We also can perform at your events!