Summer Student Show – FREE Flying Trapeze and Aerial Show! July 13, 2019!

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  Emerald City Trapeze Arts is excited to announce our Summer Student Show of 2019! If you love Trapeze, Aerial Arts, and Circus Acts, don’t miss this show! Our Student Show will feature Emerald City Trapeze students of all ages performing fully choreographed acts. Get ready for high-flying fun on the ground and in the air! See some of our more »

Floor Work & Low Pole Flow – With Alesia!

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Saturdays at 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM This class focuses on movement on the floor and transitions around the pole. Emphasis is placed on fluidity, dance, and transitioning through the tricks learned in the leveled classes. Students will need kneepads. Pants, legwarmers, and/or heals are all optional but encouraged. Pre-requisites: Students must have taken at least 5 level one classes more »

NEW Aerial Loop Master Class | Workshop Series with Terry Crane!

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The aerial loop threaded through 2 pulleys has many different configurations, each with their own possibilities for interaction. The apparatus is by nature a partnered form, as there is no inherently fixed point, and everything that occurs on one side must be counterbalanced on the opposite side. With a small group of aerialists, we will explore several modes of operation more »

NEW Classes with Duo Madrona!

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ABOUT DUO MADRONA: Ben Wendel and Rachel Nehmer met as biology students at Haverford College. After a successful stint as lab partners, the couple decided to test out their chemistry on a trapeze! Duo Madrona created their duet at Seattle’s School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts (SANCA), and made their debut at the 2006 Moisture Festival. In the years more »

WIN Tickets to See: Baggage Claim: New Contemporary Circus by Unfiction Works

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ABOUT THE SHOW  We are all about celebrating and supporting our circus family and neighbors. Our circus friends are debuting their inaugural production! Baggage Claim: New Contemporary Circus by Unfiction Works is a full-length circus exploration of how strangers navigate close quarters when their flights are cancelled. Baggage Claim will run May 17-18, 2019 at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. The show more »

NEW Just the Swing Workshop with Lisa Jackson!

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Get back to the basics as we focus on breaking down the fundamentals of the swing in this workshop. Each class will begin with 30 minutes of stretching and light conditioning exercises to help warm-up the back and shoulders. An hour on the rig will follow, where we will focus on form, and analyzing the dynamic movements to help build more »

“Dumbo” at Emerald City Trapeze Arts!

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Dumbo! This week, Emerald City Trapeze Arts was sprinkled with a little bit of Disney magic! Did you know that Walt Disney’s classic animated tale “Dumbo,” which opened Oct. 23, 1941, won an Oscar® for best scoring of a musical picture and was nominated for best original song for “Baby Mine!” We are so excited for the launch of the newest, more »

Self-Myofascial Release and Mobility Workshops with Tiffany Rivera

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  NEW Workshop with Tiffany Rivera! With the use of therapy balls and peanuts “torture toys” you will learn how to release tight muscles via pin and stretch, improve your range of motion, and relieve sore muscles. Emphasis will be on tight shoulders, pecs, and thoracic mobility…every aerialist’s problem zone. The second portion of class will focus on mobility drills, more »

NEW Aerial Silks Workshops with Thai Lam!

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Thai Lam Workshops

Fri., 3/29 – 4:00p – 5:30p – Day 1 – Dynamic movement Sat., 3/30 – 11:00a – 12:30p – Day 2 – Spinning 2-Day Dynamic Movement + Spinning Aerial Tissu Series with Thai Lam Day 1 – Dynamic Movements and Transitions This workshop will focus on transitions through momentum, beats, catch and release movements. Thai will break down timing for more »

NEW Classes with Melissa Knowles! Starting March 4th!

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About Melissa: Melissa K. Knowles is “professionally tiny” and can often be found hiding in your locker or being thrown high into the air by pretty much anyone. She has toured across the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia performing with Acrobatic Conundrum, C!RCA, Nimble Arts, Aerial Angels, Infinity Circus Productions, The Boston Circus Guild, and Wunderle’s Big Top Adventures. more »