An aerial act: the creation process

I am once again deep into the process of creating a new aerial act. This happens about four or five times a year. I am not one to recycle choreographies, and often create new aerial pieces for shows and commissions where I get given loose guidelines of performing requirements. Some clients have a clear idea of the […]

New Complete Beginners Aerial Hoop class

The NEW Complete Beginners aerial hoop class is now up and running!! It has been a long time since I’ve wanted to start up a class for absolute first timers on aerial equipment. I am really excited to have finally found an available slot to run this class, every Wednesday 8:15-9:15pm at the Albany Centre […]

NOT A CIRCUS MUM

Before I decided to become a circus artist (or to become a mum), I worked at a number of “proper jobs”. These were full time, demanding,  heavily female led jobs. A lot of my co-workers were mums. None of them were referred to as their *job title* followed by ‘mum’. Because this would have been irrelevant […]

Cirque de Lumiére | Christmas at ACC Liverpool

“Cirque de Lumiére” pays tribute to the skill and innovative displays of a superbly talented cast, seamlessly supported by a spectacular light show… welcome to Cirque!” I am working here at ACC Liverpool, an outstanding events venue in an iconic location all throughout December. Vivid experience’s run of world-class Christmas parties that take place with […]

Fundamentals of Rigging for Aerial Performance course

This weekend I have completed a two day course on the fundamentals of rigging for aerial performance delivered by Bryan Donaldson of High Performance Productions. The course comprises theory and practice content comprehensibly put together in a 31 page manual, with the all important load calculations and how to evaluate the different types of dynamic […]

Exciting times ahead!

Phew! What a couple of months it’s been with full on performance and teaching work. This summer I have performed at beautiful woodland weddings, hen do’s and corporate awards, and got to show again our recently created vintage circus silks duo with fellow aerialist Justine Squire.  Now, after a well deserved break in my homeland […]

It’s performing season!

After some time focusing almost entirely on teaching my aerial hoop and silks classes, and keeping my fitness level up to scratch by doing some creative training, performance time is here! I am delighted to be back on the silks rehearsing my 1920’s aerial silks duo with lovely fellow aerialist Justine Squire, ready to be […]

New Aerial Circus classes in Bristol

New Year, new classes! My aerial circus classes in Bristol are expanding! I am so proud of my existing students and the ones that have been with me for a while learning all aerial circus disciplines: silks, aerial hoop, rope and aerial hammock. The classes are a great fitness workout for all levels beginners to […]

New Years Eve Circus Spectacular

I will be drawing an end to a busy year doing aerial performance at Tramps Worcester’ Cirque du Soleil New Years Eve. Located in a beautiful listed building in the center of town, the classy night club will be giving 2016 a spectacular send off- circus style!