Dec
5
8:00 pm20:00

A Winter's Night with Seamless Dance Theater

A Winter's Night with Seamless Dance Theater

Lucia Aerial Performing Arts is proud to announce a special holiday performance collaboration presented by Seamless Dance Theater. 

This event features a unique blending of flawless dance and stunning aerial featuring modern holiday and winter songs that will be sure to delight viewers of all ages.

Tickets on sale soon at www.unionstation.org.

Dec
6
8:00 pm20:00

A Winter's Night with Seamless Dance Theater

A Winter's Night with Seamless Dance Theater

Lucia Aerial Performing Arts is proud to announce a special holiday performance collaboration presented by Seamless Dance Theater. 

This event features a unique blending of flawless dance and stunning aerial featuring modern holiday and winter songs that will be sure to delight viewers of all ages.

Tickets on sale soon at www.unionstation.org.

Dec
7
2:00 pm14:00

A Winter's Night with Seamless Dance Theater

A Winter's Night with Seamless Dance Theater

Lucia Aerial Performing Arts is proud to announce a special holiday performance collaboration presented by Seamless Dance Theater. 

This event features a unique blending of flawless dance and stunning aerial featuring modern holiday and winter songs that will be sure to delight viewers of all ages.

Tickets on sale soon at www.unionstation.org.


Nov
16
3:00 pm15:00

Free Introduction to Aerial Workshop

Photo by Brandon Waldrop, 2013.

Photo by Brandon Waldrop, 2013.

Free Introduction to Aerial Workshop

Explore all the basics of aerial in this FREE WORKSHOP! After starting with a brief warm-up, you will rotate between trapeze, silks, and lyra. You will cover proper technique for getting on and off each of the apparatuses, basic poses, and even some beginner tricks!

Bring a friend and enjoy trying out aerial arts!

 

*New Students only. If you are a minor (under 18 years old) coming without your parent/gaurdian, please download, print, and sign our waiver. Waivers are also available at the studio.  

Nov
9
1:30 pm13:30

Spanish Web Workshop w/ Mariel

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Spanish Web Workshop w/ Mariel

Handloops, footloops and spinning..oh, my! Welcome to the wild world of Spanish web!

In this workshop, we will get to know one of the most old-school circus aerial apparatuses. Find out both how to set the web effectively and and how to spin with smooth transitions. We will also explore climbs and corde lisse elements to incorporate into your repertoire.

This workshop is limited to 10 participants. Please register online to reserve your spot here.

Cost: $45

Check out Mariel in action here

Oct
11
11:00 am11:00

Costume Development Workshop w/ Mariel

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Costume Development Workshop w/ Mariel

This hour long workshop is for anyone who wants to enhance their stage presence through costuming. The most amazing acts need to supported by intentional costume choices. Costuming can to give you even more power to draw from onstage! 

Have you ever wondered how to make a functional and flattering leotard? Or how to enhance your lines through costuming? What color choices will tell the story that you want to tell? How to dress for your particular body in motion?

We will explore all of this and more. This hour long workshop will cover patterning, color choices, trim and accessorizing, and various costume needs specific to circus acts. You need not be proficient at sewing! If you have any costumes costume attempts, or ideas that need help, please feel free to bring them! I will also bring some of my costume successes and failures to discuss.

Cost: $25

Sep
14
3:00 pm15:00

Act Development Workshop w/ Mariel a la Mode

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Act Development Workshop w/ Mariel a la Mode

This workshop focus on the building and putting together of ingredients to make a compelling act.

We will cover everything from musical analysis to the pacing of tricks to characterization and costume choices. It is not necessary to have an entire act prepared, but please come with an intermediate level rough draft or idea in mind.

Workshop is limited to 10 students. Register online here.

Cost: $50

Aug
10
1:30 pm13:30

Free Introduction to Aerial Workshop

Photo by Brandon Waldrop, 2013.

Photo by Brandon Waldrop, 2013.

Free Introduction to Aerial Workshop

Explore all the basics of aerial in this FREE WORKSHOP! After starting with a brief warm-up, you will rotate between trapeze, silks, and lyra. You will cover proper technique for getting on and off each of the apparatuses, basic poses, and even some beginner tricks!

Bring a friend and enjoy trying out aerial arts!

 

*New Students only. If you are a minor (under 18 years old) coming without your parent/gaurdian, please download, print, and sign our waiver. Waivers are also available at the studio.  

Aug
9
4:30 pm16:30

Free Introduction to Aerial Workshop

Photo by Brandon Waldrop, 2013.

Photo by Brandon Waldrop, 2013.

Free Introduction to Aerial Workshop

Explore all the basics of aerial in this FREE WORKSHOP! After starting with a brief warm-up, you will rotate between trapeze, silks, and lyra. You will cover proper technique for getting on and off each of the apparatuses, basic poses, and even some beginner tricks!

Bring a friend and enjoy trying out aerial arts!

 

*New Students only. If you are a minor (under 18 years old) coming without your parent/gaurdian, please download, print, and sign our waiver. Waivers are also available at the studio.  

Aug
9
11:00 am11:00

Free Introduction to Aerial Workshop

Photo by Brandon Waldrop, 2013

Photo by Brandon Waldrop, 2013

Free Introduction to Aerial Workshop

Explore all the basics of aerial in this FREE WORKSHOP! After starting with a brief warm-up, you will rotate between trapeze, silks, and lyra. You will cover proper technique for getting on and off each of the apparatuses, basic poses, and even some beginner tricks!

Bring a friend and enjoy trying out aerial arts!

 

*New Students only. If you are a minor (under 18 years old) coming without your parent/gaurdian, please download, print, and sign our waiver. Waivers are also available at the studio.  

Aug
3
3:00 pm15:00

Free Introduction to Aerial Workshop

Photo by Brandon Waldrop, 2013

Photo by Brandon Waldrop, 2013

Free Introduction to Aerial Workshop

Explore all the basics of aerial in this FREE WORKSHOP! After starting with a brief warm-up, you will rotate between trapeze, silks, and lyra. You will cover proper technique for getting on and off each of the apparatuses, basic poses, and even some beginner tricks!

Bring a friend and enjoy trying out aerial arts!

 

*New Students only. If you are a minor (under 18 years old) coming without your parent/gaurdian, please download, print, and sign our waiver. Waivers are also available at the studio.  

Aug
3
1:30 pm13:30

Free Introduction to Aerial Workshop

Photo by Brandon Waldrop, 2013

Photo by Brandon Waldrop, 2013

Free Introduction to Aerial Workshop

Explore all the basics of aerial in this FREE WORKSHOP! After starting with a brief warm-up, you will rotate between trapeze, silks, and lyra. You will cover proper technique for getting on and off each of the apparatuses, basic poses, and even some beginner tricks!

Bring a friend and enjoy trying out aerial arts!

 

*New Students only. If you are a minor (under 18 years old) coming without your parent/gaurdian, please download, print, and sign our waiver. Waivers are also available at the studio.  

Aug
2
4:30 pm16:30

Free Introduction to Aerial Workshop

Photo by Brandon Waldrop, 2013

Photo by Brandon Waldrop, 2013

Free Introduction to Aerial Workshop

Explore all the basics of aerial in this FREE WORKSHOP! After starting with a brief warm-up, you will rotate between trapeze, silks, and lyra. You will cover proper technique for getting on and off each of the apparatuses, basic poses, and even some beginner tricks!

Bring a friend and enjoy trying out aerial arts!

 

*New Students only. If you are a minor (under 18 years old) coming without your parent/gaurdian, please download, print, and sign our waiver. Waivers are also available at the studio.  

Aug
2
11:00 am11:00

Free Introduction to Aerial Workshop

Photo by Brandon Waldrop, 2014.

Photo by Brandon Waldrop, 2014.

Free Introduction to Aerial Workshop

Explore all the basics of aerial in this FREE WORKSHOP! After starting with a brief warm-up, you will rotate between trapeze, silks, and lyra. You will cover proper technique for getting on and off each of the apparatuses, basic poses, and even some beginner tricks!

Bring a friend and enjoy trying out aerial arts!

 

*New Students only. If you are a minor (under 18 years old) coming without your parent/gaurdian, please download, print, and sign our waiver. Waivers are also available at the studio.  

Jul
25
9:00 pm21:00

AVEM at the Kansas City Fringe Festival

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Lucia Aerial Performing Arts presents Avem, a tale about the search for happiness and the value of giving.  A beautiful peacock's pride stands in the way of her belonging to her community. Refusing to share her beauty, she winds up alone and rejected. To find the solution to her isolation, the beautiful bird is led to the wise force. Once convinced to sacrifice what sets her apart, she discovers that happiness lies in giving and beauty is at it’s best when it’s on the inside.

A cast of fifteen guides you through the story by way of aerial acrobatics on daring and beautiful apparatuses.

 

Tickets available online at:
http://kc-fringe.ticketleap.com/avem/

More information about the Fringe Festival:
http://www.kcfringe.org/#

Jul
24
6:00 pm18:00

AVEM at the Kansas City Fringe Festival

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Lucia Aerial Performing Arts presents Avem, a tale about the search for happiness and the value of giving.  A beautiful peacock's pride stands in the way of her belonging to her community. Refusing to share her beauty, she winds up alone and rejected. To find the solution to her isolation, the beautiful bird is led to the wise force. Once convinced to sacrifice what sets her apart, she discovers that happiness lies in giving and beauty is at it’s best when it’s on the inside.

A cast of fifteen guides you through the story by way of aerial acrobatics on daring and beautiful apparatuses.

 

Tickets available online at:
http://kc-fringe.ticketleap.com/avem/

More information about the Fringe Festival:
http://www.kcfringe.org/#

Jul
22
6:00 pm18:00

AVEM at the Kansas City Fringe Festival

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Lucia Aerial Performing Arts presents Avem, a tale about the search for happiness and the value of giving.  A beautiful peacock's pride stands in the way of her belonging to her community. Refusing to share her beauty, she winds up alone and rejected. To find the solution to her isolation, the beautiful bird is led to the wise force. Once convinced to sacrifice what sets her apart, she discovers that happiness lies in giving and beauty is at it’s best when it’s on the inside.

A cast of fifteen guides you through the story by way of aerial acrobatics on daring and beautiful apparatuses.

 

Tickets available online at:
http://kc-fringe.ticketleap.com/avem/

More information about the Fringe Festival:
http://www.kcfringe.org/#

Jul
21
9:00 pm21:00

AVEM at the Kansas City Fringe Festival

avem

Lucia Aerial Performing Arts presents Avem, a tale about the search for happiness and the value of giving.  A beautiful peacock's pride stands in the way of her belonging to her community. Refusing to share her beauty, she winds up alone and rejected. To find the solution to her isolation, the beautiful bird is led to the wise force. Once convinced to sacrifice what sets her apart, she discovers that happiness lies in giving and beauty is at it’s best when it’s on the inside.

A cast of fifteen guides you through the story by way of aerial acrobatics on daring and beautiful apparatuses.

 

Tickets available online at:
http://kc-fringe.ticketleap.com/avem/

More information about the Fringe Festival:
http://www.kcfringe.org/#

Jul
20
3:00 pm15:00

AVEM at the Kansas City Fringe Festival

avem

Lucia Aerial Performing Arts presents Avem, a tale about the search for happiness and the value of giving.  A beautiful peacock's pride stands in the way of her belonging to her community. Refusing to share her beauty, she winds up alone and rejected. To find the solution to her isolation, the beautiful bird is led to the wise force. Once convinced to sacrifice what sets her apart, she discovers that happiness lies in giving and beauty is at it’s best when it’s on the inside.

A cast of fifteen guides you through the story by way of aerial acrobatics on daring and beautiful apparatuses.

 

Tickets available online at:
http://kc-fringe.ticketleap.com/avem/

More information about the Fringe Festival:
http://www.kcfringe.org/#

Jul
19
7:30 pm19:30

AVEM at the Kansas City Fringe Festival

avem

Lucia Aerial Performing Arts presents Avem, a tale about the search for happiness and the value of giving.  A beautiful peacock's pride stands in the way of her belonging to her community. Refusing to share her beauty, she winds up alone and rejected. To find the solution to her isolation, the beautiful bird is led to the wise force. Once convinced to sacrifice what sets her apart, she discovers that happiness lies in giving and beauty is at it’s best when it’s on the inside.


A cast of fifteen guides you through the story by way of aerial acrobatics on daring and beautiful apparatuses.

 

Tickets available online at:
http://kc-fringe.ticketleap.com/avem/

More information about the Fringe Festival:
http://www.kcfringe.org/#
 

Jun
22
12:00 pm12:00

Future Stages at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Future Stages at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Join Lucia Aerial Performing Arts on June 22nd from 12:00-5:00pm for an exciting event showcasing the talents of Kansas City area youth. Performers of all types will share the stages of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts including singers, dancers, musicians, aerialists, and other variety acts. 

Lucia's young aerialists will be taking the Muriel Kauffman stage right at Noon so don't be late to this FREE community event!

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From the Kauffman Center's website:

 

"Since opening in September of 2011, more than one million visitors have experienced an event at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. To celebrate this milestone, Kauffman Center is hosting a new, free community event: Future Stages Festival."

The Future Stages Festival will be held at the Kauffman Center on Sunday, June 22, 2014 from 12 pm – 5pm. The festival invites youth and families to experience a diverse range of performance and interactive arts activities. The one-day festival, an extension of the Kauffman Center’s Open Doors Spotlight on Youth program, will also provide opportunities for youth and community arts organizations to perform on stage at Kauffman Center."

Additional information can be found on their website: http://www.kauffmancenter.org/2014/04/06/futurestagesfestival/

Jun
5
7:30 pm19:30

Flexibility and Balance with Danielle Butler

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Flexibility: Where Bendiness and Balance meet

This all level workshop will give you a good stretch and give you techniques for efficient and safe ways to increase your flexibility and balance.  We will play with fun ways to use your growing range of motion- paths in and out of classic poses, Y-scales, elbow and handstands and the strength training that goes along with achieving these skills. 

Cost: $35

Bio:

Danielle Isadora Butler is a vertical story teller.  She is a performer, teacher and circus theorist.  She discovered this in 2008 when her passion for creating surreal art, movement and stories converged in circus.  Since then Danielle has bent her body and will to the study of aerials, hand balancing, partner acrobatics, physical theater and dance.  As an accomplished aerialist Danielle combines brutish strength, seamless transitions and unique choreography in the creation of her solo tissue, rope, lyra and ladder acts.   Danielle is an avid collaborator, lending her body and brain to dance, circus and photography projects, including Christine Germaine's The Cloud Factory, Willy Woggle Circus, The Vespertine Circus and Ceilo Vertical Arts.  She teaches kids and adults in the San Francisco Bay area and gives workshops across the country.  

Jun
2
7:30 pm19:30

Rope: Fundamentals of Creative Choreography

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Rope: Fundamentals of Creative Choreography 

This workshop will teach concepts of creating unique and seamless transitions through a variety of sequences on the rope.  We will explore the relationship between common movements and the multitude of ways we can transition between them.  We will work on the fundamentals of using momentum to roll up and to beat into different places and positions.  Although these sequences were derived on rope these ideas translate easily to tissue.  If you feel comfortable doing basic wraps in the air and enjoy aerial geekery this workshop is for you. 

Cost: $55

Bio:

Danielle Isadora Butler is a vertical story teller.  She is a performer, teacher and circus theorist.  She discovered this in 2008 when her passion for creating surreal art, movement and stories converged in circus.  Since then Danielle has bent her body and will to the study of aerials, hand balancing, partner acrobatics, physical theater and dance.  As an accomplished aerialist Danielle combines brutish strength, seamless transitions and unique choreography in the creation of her solo tissue, rope, lyra and ladder acts.   Danielle is an avid collaborator, lending her body and brain to dance, circus and photography projects, including Christine Germaine's The Cloud Factory, Willy Woggle Circus, The Vespertine Circus and Ceilo Vertical Arts.  She teaches kids and adults in the San Francisco Bay area and gives workshops across the country. 

May
11
3:30 pm15:30

Strength and Flexibility with Duo Volta

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This stretching and conditioning workshop is designed to help you progress to a new level of performance and ability, no matter what apparatus you train on. We will cover exercises and training techniques to improve your aerial strength and endurance as well as active and passive flexibility training both on your own and with a partner.

Pre-requisites:  Open to all levels, as long as you’re prepared to work hard!

Price: $40

Class is limited to 10 students total. Register Here.

May
11
1:00 pm13:00

Continuing Duo Trapeze with Duo Volta

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Further your trapeze partnering knowledge, working to expand your technical vocabulary with more difficult duo skills. We will build on the basics workshop and move towards dynamic combinations, with a special focus on transitions between skills and developing your own style. Please come with a partner to ensure maximum development. 

Pre-requisites: Basic to intermediate trapeze knowledge, body awareness in the air, pull-ups and clean pull-overs. Must have attended Intro workshop, or have instructor permission.

Price: $100 per pair

Class is limited to 5 pairs (10 students total). Register Here.

May
10
6:00 pm18:00

Beginner Straps with Adrienne

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This workshop introduces straps technique to students already familiar with other aerial apparatuses. After a shoulder-mobility warm-up, students will do a complete straps workout focusing on pikes, meathooks and flags. We will then cover spinning and translating silks skills to straps.

Pre-requisites: Intermediate aerial knowledge; straddle-ups, skin-the-cats, leg-ups and body awareness.

Price: $40

Class is limited to 9 students total. Register Here.

May
10
3:00 pm15:00

Continuing Duo Trapeze with Duo Volta

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Further your trapeze partnering knowledge, working to expand your technical vocabulary with more difficult duo skills. We will build on the basics workshop and move towards dynamic combinations, with a special focus on transitions between skills and developing your own style. Please come with a partner to ensure maximum development. 

Pre-requisites: Basic to intermediate trapeze knowledge, body awareness in the air, pull-ups and clean pull-overs. Must have attended Intro workshop, or have instructor permission.

Price: $100 per pair

Class is limited to 5 pairs (10 students total). Register Here.

May
10
11:00 am11:00

Basics of Duo Trapeze with Duo Volta

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Learn the essentials of partnering on static trapeze. We will introduce basic duo skills with an emphasis on proper technique, including body position, tempos, basic mounts, holds and catches. Please come with a partner to ensure maximum development. 

Pre-requisites: Basic to intermediate trapeze knowledge, body awareness in the air, pull-ups and clean pull-overs.

Price: $100 per pair

Class is limited to 5 pairs (10 students total). Register Here.

May
9
6:00 pm18:00

Basics of Duo Trapeze with Duo Volta

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Learn the essentials of partnering on static trapeze. We will introduce basic duo skills with an emphasis on proper technique, including body position, tempos, basic mounts, holds and catches. Please come with a partner to ensure maximum development. 

Pre-requisites: Basic to intermediate trapeze knowledge, body awareness in the air, pull-ups and clean pull-overs.

Price: $100 per pair

Class is limited to 5 pairs (10 students total). Register Here

Mar
8
8:00 pm20:00

ARIA CODA

  • Kansas City Ballet Bolender Center

On March 7th and 8th, Lucia Aerial Performing Arts will proudly present Aria Coda - our inaugural, solo show with two evening performances at the Kansas City Ballet Bolender Center. Aria Coda, features eighteen company members with solo, duo and group performances in Aerial Silks, Rope, Trapeze, Lyra, Contortion, Dance, and Hand Loop.

Tickets available online at: http://luciaaerial.ticketleap.com/aria-coda/

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Mar
7
8:00 pm20:00

ARIA CODA

  • Kansas City Ballet Bolender Center

On March 7th and 8th, Lucia Aerial Performing Arts will proudly present Aria Coda - our inaugural, solo show with two evening performances at the Kansas City Ballet Bolender Center. Aria Coda, features eighteen company members with solo, duo and group performances in Aerial Silks, Rope, Trapeze, Lyra, Contortion, Dance, and Hand Loop.

Tickets available online at http://luciaaerial.ticketleap.com/aria-coda/

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Jan
25
10:00 am10:00

Community Circus Week - Beginner Aerial Workshops

MoonDrop Circus is hosting a Circus Week at Just Off Broadway Theatre and has invited Lucia Aerial Performing Arts to teach workshops for kids and adults of all ages the basics of Aerial Silks, Lyra, and Trapeze.

Kids Circus Workshop: 10:00-12:30

Appropriate level for Ages from 8 - 13. Over two hours of circus skills presented by various groups in Kansas City and covering 3 skill sets. Introducing aerial arts, hula hooping, and juggling in a small group setting where learning has room to thrive. The kids will be talking about this for weeks! Limited class size so buy your tickets soon! 

http://moondropcircus.bigcartel.com/product/kids-circus-workshop 

Adult Circus Workshop: 1:00-3:30

For ages 14 on up! Have you always wanted to try aerial fabrics, or learn a new hula hoop trick, or think of juggling in a new way? This is the workshop for you. Introducing various circus skills in small groups to gain a better understanding of circus and learn from experts in the KC Community! No better way to be active and explore a new art.

http://moondropcircus.bigcartel.com/product/adult-circus-workshop

Dec
21
11:00 am11:00

Trapeze Partnering Workshop w/ Oliver Parkinson

Learn the basics of partnering on a static trapeze bar! Whether you’re a base or a flyer, or you go both ways, you’ll learn various basing positions as well as techniques to make you a lighter, tighter flyer. Both individuals and pairs are welcome.

Cost: $40


Oliver will also be available for private instruction on Sunday, December 22 from 12:00-5pm. Contact Jennifer Prohaska or Ashley Prohaska for availability.

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