Weight: 110 lbs/52 kg
Hair: Dark brown
Best Artistic Performance
Best Aerial Hoop Performance
at the 2011 Aerial Acrobatic Arts Festival in Denver, CO, judged by Marshall Garfield, Tanya Burka, and Tracy Trotter.
Selected Public Performance Highlights
(full list here)
|JAX Brewery: New Year’s Eve (New Orleans, LA)||Esh Aerial Arts||Aerial Hoop, Aerial Fabric, Partner Acrobatics, Poi Spinning||2012|
|Vaudevillainy: A Diabolical Evening of Circus (Boston)||with the Boston Circus Guild||Aerial Hoop, Aerial Rope Duet||2011|
|Valve: Antique Vaudeville Circus (Boston)||with SHOW Circus Studio||Aerial Hoop||2011|
|Meeting Planner Showcase at the Hilton Los Cabos (Los Cabos, Mexico) (Boston)||with Cirque Imagination||Aerial Fabric||2011|
|Reign of Revelry (Boston)||with the Boston Circus Guild||Aerial Lyra, Aerial Fabric||2011|
|2011 Aerial Acrobatic Arts Festival (Denver, CO)||with Aerial Fabric Acrobatics||Aerial Lyra: Awarded Best Artistic Act and Best Lyra Act||2011|
|Casino Carnivale at Casino Nova Scotia (Halifax, Nova Scotia)||Esh Aerial Arts||Aerial Silks, Aerial Lyra, Fire Performance||2011|
|Traniwreck at Club Oberon(Boston)||Esh Aerial Arts with Truth Serum Productions||Aerial Silks, Corde Lisse||2011|
|Royale Nightclub (Boston)||Esh Aerial Arts and the Boston Circus Guild||Aerial Silks, Aerial Lyra||Ongoing, Friday and Saturday nights, 2011|
|Tonya and Nancy: The Rock Opera (Boston)||Esh Aerial Arts||Aerial Silks||2011|
|Bohemian Bacchanalia||with the Boston Circus Guild||Corde Lisset||2011|
|America Remixed: Art of the Americas Opening Gala at the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston)||with the Boston Circus Guild||Aerial Silks Quartet||2010|
|Harvest Fest at Arts at the Armory (Somerville)||with Aircraft Aerial Arts and Somerville Local First||Aerial Lyra||2010|
|Abbey Road at Club Oberon (Boston)||With The Babes in Boinkland and Sugar Coated Productions||Aerial Silks||2010|
|Summer Saturnalia at Club Oberon (Boston)||With The Boston Circus Guild||Aerial Lyra and Aerial Rope||2010|
|Breathe (Brattleboro, VT)||With the New England Center for Circus Arts||Aerial Lyra and Aerial Rope||2010|
|Artists For Humanity Gala (Boston)||With The Boston Circus Guild||Aerial Lyra||2010|
|Aircraft Aerial Arts Opening Gala (Boston)||Esh Aerial Arts||Aerial Lyra||2010|
|The Flying Nut (Brattleboro, VT)||With the New England Center for Circus Arts||Aerial Rectangle Quartet||2009|
|The Quicksilver Cabaret (Jamaica Plain, MA)||Esh Aerial Arts||Aerial Lyra||2009|
|Wake Up the Earth (Jamaica Plain, MA)||With The Silkworms||Aerial Lyra||2009|
|The Charm City Kitty Club (Baltimore, MD)||Esh Aerial Arts||Aerial Lyra and Fire Fans||2009|
|New Designers’ Fashion Show (Providence, RI)||With The Silkworms||Aerial Lyra||2009|
Training and Education
-New England Center for Circus Arts, 2011-ongoing: private instruction in aerials, partner acrobatics, and handbalancing.
-Off the Ground Circus, Jan. 2011-present: private instruction in hand-to-hand, hand-to-foot, and advanced partner acrobatics, as well as handbalancing.
-Susan Murphy, Feb. 2011, March 2011: private and group instruction in Laban Movement Technique for Aerialists and choreography.
-Rebecca Rice Dance, Nov. 2010-present: Private instruction in contemporary ballet and modern dance.
-New England Center for Circus Arts, 2010: Completed the Trapeze Teacher Training with Elsie Smith, Serenity Smith-Forchion, and Jamie Hodgson.
-New England Center for Circus Arts, 2009-2010: Completed the 9-month Professional Track Training Program with a focus in Lyra (Aerial Hoop) and Corde Lisse (Aerial Rope).
-Corde Lisse (Aerial Rope): Five months of training under Serenity Smith-Forchion, Elsie Smith, and Deena Marcum-Frank in Brattleboro, VT.
-Lyra (Aerial Hoop): Five months of training under Elsie Smith and Deena Marcum Frank in Brattleboro, VT.
-Additional training in physical theater, static trapeze, aerial fabric, aerial rectangle, duo trapeze, duo lyra, tumbling, and partner acrobatics at NECCA under Elsie Smith, Serenity Smith-Forchion, Aimee Hancock, Deena Marcum-Frank, and Bill Forchion in Brattleboro, VT.
-Mara Neimanis, 2008: Two months of trapeze and physical theater under Mara Neimanis in Baltimore, MD.
Lyra, silks, rope, Spanish web, static trapeze, duo trapeze, partner acrobalance, fire spinning, fire eating, fire fleshing, horseback riding, whip-cracking, singing.
Circus Saturdays @ Royale Nightclub every other Saturday night, Feb. 2011-ongoing
The Tardis Tease with Geek Girl Productions, Boston 2011
Valve: Antique Vaudeville Circus with SHOW Circus Studio, Boston 2011
Meeting Planner Showcase with Cirque Imagination at the Hilton Los Cabos, Mexico 2011
Artisans’ Asylum Grand Opening in Boston 2011
Firefly Arts Collective in Bethel, VT 2011
Temple at Caprice Nightclub in Boston 2011
Traniwreck: KINK in Boston 2011
Reign of Revelry with the Boston Circus Guild 2011
Traniwreck: GOLD in Boston 2011
2011 Aerial Acrobatic Arts Fesitval in Denver, CO 2011 (awarded Best Hoop and Best Artistic Act)
Casino Carnivale at Casino Nova Scotia, NS, Canada 2011
Tonya and Nancy; The Rock Opera in Boston 2011
Bohemian Bacchanalia with the Boston Circus Guild 2011
The Quest for the Golden Pasties with Rogue Burlesque, Boston 2010
America Remixed: Art of the Americas Opening Gala at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 2010
Harvest Festival at Arts at the Armory, Boston 2010
Abbey Road with Sugar Coated Productions, Boston 2010
Breathe with the New England Center for Circus Arts, Vermont 2010
Artists for Humanity Gala in Boston 2010
Aircraft Grand Opening in Boston 2010
The Flying Nut with the New England Center for Circus Arts, Vermont 2009
The Quicksilver Cabaret in Boston 2009
Wake Up the Earth in Boston 2009
The Charm City Kitty Club in Baltimore 2009
The New Designers’ Fashion Show in Providence, Rhode Island 2009
Arisia in Boston 2008
Mischief in the Machine with the Madcap Rumpus Society 2008
The Fluff Festival with the Madcap Rumpus Society 2008