Summer Blockbusters – Protege Show!

Emerald City TrapezeNews

Emerald City Trapeze Arts is excited to announce our annual “Proteges Take Stage” Show!

If you love movies, don’t miss this show! Summer Blockbusters is a tribute to all of our favorite action-packed films and will feature High Flying Trapeze, Aerial Arts, and Circus Acts. Get ready for high-flying fun on the ground and in the air! See some of our very best amp up the tricks, the air, and the style with their powerful and genius skills! This is going to be a night of new heights and records!

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Time: Doors open at 7:00pm – Show starts at 7:30pm

Tickets: Free Admissions. Concessions will be available.

Ready to Perform?

Flying Trapeze:

Step 1 – Sign up at the front desk if you are able to return to the platform (or with the goal of being able to do so by September 1). Must sign up at front desk by July 28, 2017.
Step 2 – Fly Auditions – Monday, July 31, 2017 – 8:00pm
Step 3 – Team selection and rehearsal schedule and will be posted on Tuesday, August 1st.
Pre-requisites: Must have at least 2 tricks out of lines and be returning to the board off the catcher.
Aerial Artists:

Performance requirements: Act theme must in some way be touched by a Summer Blockbuster Movie. Performance must be under 5 minutes in length. Up to 10 Aerial/Group/Pole/Acrobatics/Cyr Wheel acts will be selected for the Protege Show. Duplicate apparatus is okay. Must be Open Gym Certified.

Step 1 – Apparatus and Theme Selection. Must sign up at front desk by July 14th.
Step 2 – Apparatus Approval Process (artists will be contacted by July 17th with approval for their act).
Step 3 – Unedited video submission (80% act completed with costume and makeup). Please your submission send to: [email protected] Deadline: August 25th.
Step 4 – 1st round of Artist selection – August 28.
Step 5 – FINAL SHOW SELECTION – September 1st.
Step 5 – Show Order and Dress Rehearsal and Practice Schedule – details will be emailed to participants.
Tech/dress rehearsal will take place on Friday, September 15th from 6pm – 8pm
Pre-requisites: must be a current ECTA student who takes at least one Aerial/Acrobatic/Circus class per week.

If selected for the Protege Show, the aerial artist must accept within 24 hours by email. If you haven’t replied within 24 hours, we will send out a second wave of notifications with the alternate selections.

Show prep Privates on stage with/out winch – $100 per hour per Instructor

Video submission guidelines: Must submit 80% complete, unedited act, contact info, and a Hi Res copy of your music file in mp3, mp4 or AIFF format. Music will be tested for level and quality.

Props or special considerations? Name ALL props, special rigging requirements in video proposal.

ECTA will produce the show. You do not need to provide a rigger.

Direct any questions to: our staff at [email protected]