Teaching at NECCA April 15-17

I’ll take almost any excuse to make a trip to Brattleboro, VT, so I’m delighted to be teaching workshops and private lessons at another edition of NECCA’s Circus Workshop Weekend, April 15-17. My workshop offerings are listed and linked to below; email Elsie Smith to book a private lesson with me (static trapeze, duo trapeze, handstands/handbalancing, or act development!). This workshop weekend also includes …

Teaching at the Atlanta Aerial Arts Festival March 31-April 3

I leave for Atlanta tomorrow to teach at the inaugural Atlanta Aerial Arts Festival! I still have a couple slots left for private lessons in trapeze and handstands, and I’m offering the following trapeze workshops (register here!): Thursday, March 31, 3pm: Innovating Sequences and Transitions on Trapeze Friday, April 1, 1pm: Beginning Adventures in Duo Trapeze Saturday, April 2, 11am: Int/Adv …

Teaching at NECCA’s Fall Circus Workshop Weekend, Nov 5-8

Lauren and I had an amazing time teaching duo trapeze, solo trapeze, and handstands workshops and giving feedback to brave, inspiring performers at the Southern Fried Circus Fest in Dallas, Texas, earlier this month. Next up, a trip back to Vermont to teach some workshops at my favorite stomping grounds, NECCA! There are so many enticing events on the calendar for their upcoming Circus …

Workshops at the Southern Fried Circus Fest

Tomorrow I head to Dallas, TX to teach workshops in handstands and solo and duo trapeze at the Southern Fried Circus Fest! Check out the links below for full workshop descriptions, and visit the SFCF Mindbody site to register. The 9-day festival kicks off with workshops this coming weekend; I’m teaching one each day:

Fall Classes at PSCA

After a year of traveling, living abroad, and teaching workshops and private lessons, I’m really exciting to return to teaching regular session classes! This fall I’m teaching six classes a week (two each on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings) at the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, starting in just a few days. Trapeze, handstands, stretching, acrobatics: basically my favorite things. Take …

Workshops at Canopy in Athens, GA, September 19 and 20

I fell in love with Canopy in Athens, Georgia when I first visited at the start of 2015, so I’m delighted to be returning there September 19 and 20 to offer workshops and private lessons! Here are the offerings; email melissa@canopystudio.org to register for a workshop or to book a private lesson with me (static trapeze, duo trapeze, handstands/handbalancing, flexibility, partner …

Handstands workshops at NECCA this weekend

Along with performing Tinder & Ash this weekend at NECCA, I’m offering three different handstands workshops as part of Circus Workshop Weekend: Friday, April 17 1:30pm – 3:30pm Intro to Inversions: Learn how to take your upside-down self to a world of control! We’ll go over the why and the how of handbalancing basics and give you the tools to …

Upcoming Workshops at NECCA!

I’m away from Brattleboro for most of the summer and early fall, but I WILL be there near the start of August to teach at NECCA’s summer workshop weekend August 8-11. Workshop weekends at NECCA are a great time for circus artists far and wide to check out our town and circus school, get training that’s hard to come by …

Innovation in Handbalancing workshop at CCCF

Join me at the Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival for a handstands master class on Thursday, January 9th, 2014, 12-3pm at the Aloft Loft (2000 W. Fulton Street, Suite F 319, Chicago, IL 60612). Workshop description: Explore uncommon handstand shapes and images, find fluidity while you’re upside down, create curved lines in contrast with the traditional right angles, and have fun …