Swinging Trapeze & Duo Straps Workshops!

May 16, 2018

We're excited to confirm two new workshops at the Circus Hub, from visiting performers and instructors Lyah Gusmão and Marcelo Foca / Trupe Caiu do Céu (Brazil)


Saturday 26th May 2018

  • Swinging Trapeze - Basic timings and tricks (Intermediate and advanced level trapeze)

    • ​Maximum 6 students, 120 minutes, $60 per person.  2pm- 4pm

    • You should be at least Level 4 trapeze.  Please confirm with your teacher before enrolling.

  • Duo Aerial Straps - Creative exploration of pace (Intermediate and advanced level aerialists)

    • ​Maximum 10 students, 90 minutes, $50 per person.  4:30pm - 6pm

BOOK NOW VIA MINDBODY  (and bring cash on the day)







Join Us:

Marcelo and Lyah fresh from the sold out show Silver Circle: Our Story in Auckland for a high energy

exploration of The Aerial Arts. Experience the sensation and exhilaration of dancing in mid air with skill and precision. We will explore the utilization of the stage as a three dimensional space opening new creative possibilities for your aerial acts.


Aerial Straps Duo:

Come join us intermediate/advanced aerial strap artists and explore different uses of space on stage using aerial straps and safely employing pulley systems to enhance your acts. This workshop is designed for duos, but solo artists can also participate and get some surprising insights about the act creation process. You may even meet your next duos partner.  Minimum Intermediate Level Aerials experience.


Swinging Trapeze:

Join me, Marcelo in the swinging trapeze, it is one of most exciting aerial apparatus I’ve trained on. The strive to be one with the trapeze in its tempo makes this the most challenging and engaging acrobatic experience you’ll try. A healthy dose of courage is required to allow the artist to fully experience and express a fluid dance in the sky, floating and flying in smooth synchronized movements. This workshop will explore the basics of swing timing and tricks, and is designed for trapeze artists with intermediate/advanced levels who want to expand their knowledge of the apparatus.  Minimum intermediate level Aerials Experience and 16 years of age.


About Us:

Marcelo Foca and Lyah Gusmão are Brazilian aerialists and founders of the circus troupe, “Trupe Caiu do Céu”. Since 2007 we are creating innovative performances that cross the boundaries of circus, theater and dance. We aim to explore new creative frontiers and mesmerize New Zealand audience with our own vision of contemporary circus.










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