Hammock Creative Workshop with Jennifer Lottes
May
5
6:00 pm18:00

Hammock Creative Workshop with Jennifer Lottes

Hammock Creative Workshop with Jennifer Lottes

•We will explore pathways to the hammock, opening the hammock and sequences. Working in pairs, trios while spinning.

•We will be creating individual solos from typical moves exploring different ways to move through them than the original ways.

Length: 2 hours

Cost: $80

Hammock Drop Refresher Workshop with Jennifer Lottes 
May
6
10:00 am10:00

Hammock Drop Refresher Workshop with Jennifer Lottes 

Hammock Drop Refresher Workshop with Jennifer Lottes 

•We will focus on drops, working on opposite sides, and sequencing.

•We will work in pairs and trios (students who take the creative workshop will combine their creations in this workshop, building their own unique sequence).

Length: 2 hours

Cost: $80

Cyclone
May
12
May 13

Cyclone

CYCLONE

Presented by the Lucia Aerial Performance Company Student and Apprentice Divisions

Dorothy lands in Oz, tumbling through cornfields and poppy stems.  When confronted with high flying witches she finds that mischief, love, self doubt and courage were all inside her from the start.  With the help of her friends, she peeks behind the green curtain and finds home.

Friday, May 12 @ 7pm
Saturday, May 13 @ 7pm

Tickets available at the Union Station Box Office and Lucia Aerial
$15 General Admission
$10 Children (seven and under)

Online tickets available here 

Featured at the H&R Block City Stage at Union Station
30 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108

Silks Drop Development with Charlie Faraday
May
27
4:30 pm16:30

Silks Drop Development with Charlie Faraday

Silks Drop Development with Charlie Faraday

Designed for the advanced student, this workshop guides advanced students through the development of new drops and new drop variations on fabric or rope. Body position is studied in detail to learn how it affects speed and quality of drops and how one knot/wrap can yield a variety of drop variations. Methods for creating and safely testing drops are presented while students are first tasked with developing their own variations on common drops, then advance to creating brand new drops that are uniquely theirs.

Skill Prerequisite: Knowledge of 5+ drops by memory (including double star), and instructor recommendation

Required Materials: Notebook, pen/pencil

Length: 2 hours

Cost: $80

Static Fabric Technique with Charlie Faraday
May
28
10:00 am10:00

Static Fabric Technique with Charlie Faraday

Static Fabric Technique with Charlie Faraday

Designed for the beginning/intermediate student and for studios with low ceilings, this workshop explores fine details of body position, body orientation, momentum, strength efficiency, and counterbalance as they relate to static maneuvers on the fabric or rope. In it balance, strength, and flow skills are dissected to study the universal pitfalls most students face and provide practical means of eliminating them and improving overall facility on the apparatus.

Skill Prerequisite: Ability to climb to the middle of the fabric, ability to invert

Length: 2 hours

Cost: $80

Optional Materials: Phone/other video recording device

3-Day Rope Intensive with Emiliano Ron
Jun
23
Jun 25

3-Day Rope Intensive with Emiliano Ron

3 hours x 3 days (9 hours total)
The Rope material of Emiliano Ron is focused on dynamic movement, such as beats, tempos and releases; and power movement requiring coordinated core strength. Many of the movements are unique and Emiliano is a leading contributor to the art of Corde Lisse. During the course, Emiliano will provide ample demonstration physically in addition to verbal instruction and correction. The three days of work will build on one another. There will be multiple ropes available at the course, lots of opportunity for one-on-one instruction from Emiliano and also plenty of time to practice the movements on your own. Videos of his work, both training and performance are included in the links below.
https://www.emilianoron.com
https://vimeo.com/149104885

Emiliano Ron has traveled the world on his rope. Tireless spirit, Emiliano’s particular lifestyle has taken him to teach and perform in places as diverse as India, Sweden, Palestine, Israel, USA, Mexico, Austria, Argentina, Germany, Colombia, UK, Italy, Hungary, France, China, Costa Rica, Greece, Belgium, Brazil, Iceland, etc. With an academic background in Cinematography Arts (Editor and Director of Photography) and great passion for martial arts, punk rock, books and skateboarding, he decided to give up everything and become a circus performer. He has become a living legend of the Rope, and divides his profession as an artist and teacher; The creation of new movements and the development of an eccentric, unique and particular style.

Dates: June 23 at 6:00-9:00pm, June 24 at 4:00-7:00pm, June 25 at 10:00-1:00pm

Price: $375
Max enrollment: 12
(waitlist available as needed)


Acrobatics & Partner Acro Workshop w/Guest Artist Sellam Ouahabi
Mar
25
5:00 pm17:00

Acrobatics & Partner Acro Workshop w/Guest Artist Sellam Ouahabi

The Acrobatics and Partner Acro workshop focuses on the fundamentals of circus acrobatics. Students explore traditional circus tumbling technique, building strength and flexibility, while progressing in tumbling skill levels. The workshop will focus on floor acrobatics, with an introduction to human pyramids, mini-trampoline and adagio. Workshop time alternates between full-group activities, and small-group skill building. During partner acro instruction, class participants pair off and learn how to build trust and confidence as they explore ‘basing’ and ‘flying’. Please keep in mind that partner acro technique often involves significant height from the ground, and may involve use of a body harness for spotting. This is a good class to increase your knowledge of safety-first in circus.

$80.00 per person

Flexibility & Beginning Contortion w/Guest Artist Sellam Ouahabi
Mar
25
10:00 am10:00

Flexibility & Beginning Contortion w/Guest Artist Sellam Ouahabi

In this Flexibility intensive, students learn techniques to quickly build a supple, strong body, and significantly increase flexibility. This workshop is highly recommended for students of all abilities – from those who are simply hoping to increase range of movement and deepen their muscle development, to those who are interested in exploring foundation approaches in contortion. Participants are encouraged to dress in many warm layers, and bring plenty of drinking water.

$80.00 per person

Hand Balance Intensive  w/Guest Artist Sellam Ouahabi
Mar
24
7:00 pm19:00

Hand Balance Intensive w/Guest Artist Sellam Ouahabi

The Hand Balance workshop is geared toward handstand and hand balance development for students of varying ability level. “Hollow body” is the building block of this course: Through a series of drills and partner exercises, students develop a stronger core, increase coordination and control, and work toward ‘stacking’. Participants work both individually, and with a partner, on exercises that focus on rapid core strength-building. This class will benefit both beginning and more experienced hand balance students. Bring your partner, best friend - or just yourself!

$80.00 per person

Rigging 102: Practical Applications and Dynamic Rigging w/ Brett Copes
Mar
19
9:00 am09:00

Rigging 102: Practical Applications and Dynamic Rigging w/ Brett Copes

Practical Applications and DYNAMIC RIGGING
-Shock Load testing
-Knots
-Counterweight, Mechanical Advantage and Complex Systems
-Systems Analysis
-Risk Assessment
-Performer Lifting, flying and Operations
-Proof Loading

There will be a 1hr lunch break from Noon-1pm.

Prerequisite: must take Rigging 101, or previous Rigging for Aerialists workshop to attend or approved experience

$150 per person
($250 bundle deal available for both Rigging 101 + Rigging 102, contact us for registration details) 50% due to hold reservation, balance due day of workshop

Rigging 101: Rigging for Aerialists, Coaches, and Crew w/ Brett Copes
Mar
18
9:00 am09:00

Rigging 101: Rigging for Aerialists, Coaches, and Crew w/ Brett Copes

RIGGING 101: RIGGING FOR AERIALISTS, COACHES AND CREW
~Common Dangers and Myths
~Choosing Overhead Anchors
~Equipment Preferences
~Load & Lifting Limits
~Your Tech Rider
~Standards and Certifications
~Rescue Plans

There will be a 1 hr lunch break from Noon-1pm.

$150 per person
($250 bundle deal available for both Rigging 101 + Rigging 102, contact us for registration details) 50% due at time of reservation, balance due day of workshop.

Duo Trapeze Workshop w/Guest Artist BJ Erdmann
Feb
25
5:00 pm17:00

Duo Trapeze Workshop w/Guest Artist BJ Erdmann

The goal of this workshop is to clarify and apply the techniques used to create efficient and safe movement between two artists within the realm of duo trapeze. It will include warm up techniques for the hands, shoulders, back, arms and core to prepare the participants for proper focus and connection while working in the air with a partner. Clarification of proper duo techniques focusing on hand/foot placement, alignment, catcher’s lock, tempo, and control of the trapeze bar. Some of the vocabulary covered will include the mounting and lowering of a flyer to the bar, spin combinations, as well as more complex duo shapes, movements and the use of counterbalance.

Prerequisites: Students should have some trapeze experience, and feel comfortable working closely with others.

Class size limited to 8 students
$80.00 per person

Straps Workshop #2 w/ Guest Artist BJ Erdmann
Feb
25
1:30 pm13:30

Straps Workshop #2 w/ Guest Artist BJ Erdmann

The goal of this workshop will be to further each individuals understanding and application of proper straps technique, based on the skills they are currently performing and developing. It will include a warm up for the shoulders, back, arms and core to prepare the body for the physical trials of training aerial straps technique. Conditioning for the shoulders, chest, back and core to strengthen and awaken the necessary muscles to achieve full muscular control through all movements. Clear and specific practice of proper straps technique aimed at finding the efficiency of movement that is necessary for an artist's body to perform advanced aerial choreography, while keeping the body healthy, safe and strong. Specific stretches geared towards the bodily demands of an aerial straps artist. Additional techniques to properly keep the body safe and healthy when training to become a professional aerialist in any discipline.

Class level will be based on each individual’s own personal skill level.

$80.00 per person
Class size is limited to 6 students

Straps Workshop #1 w/Guest Artist BJ Erdmann
Feb
25
11:00 am11:00

Straps Workshop #1 w/Guest Artist BJ Erdmann

The goal of this workshop will be to further each individuals understanding and application of proper straps technique, based on the skills they are currently performing and developing. It will include a warm up for the shoulders, back, arms and core to prepare the body for the physical trials of training aerial straps technique. Conditioning for the shoulders, chest, back and core to strengthen and awaken the necessary muscles to achieve full muscular control through all movements. Clear and specific practice of proper straps technique aimed at finding the efficiency of movement that is necessary for an artist's body to perform advanced aerial choreography, while keeping the body healthy, safe and strong. Specific stretches geared towards the bodily demands of an aerial straps artist. Additional techniques to properly keep the body safe and healthy when training to become a professional aerialist in any discipline.

Class level will be based on each individual’s own personal skill level.

$80.00 per person
Class size is limited to 6 students

Feb
24
7:00 pm19:00

Act Development w/Guest Artist BJ Erdmann

This workshop will be dedicated to applying different creative techniques in order to help an artist use their current aerial vocabulary in finding their own artistic voice. The goal is to give each individual, tool’s that enable them to apply their vocabulary on their own, in the creation of a new piece. Each student should arrive already warm and with 30 seconds of material that they are very familiar with and comfortable executing in front of a group. This workshop will involve working together as a group, and observing others in addition to using one’s own material.

Prerequisites: All levels are welcome, as long at the material the student intends to use in class is clean and safe. Duo or group material is also welcome in addition to solo, and can include both aerial and ground acts.

$60.00 per person
Class size is limited to 20 students

Duo Trapeze Workshop w/Guest Artist Jason Mejias
Jan
28
5:00 pm17:00

Duo Trapeze Workshop w/Guest Artist Jason Mejias

  • Lucia Aerial Performing Arts

This workshop will focus on the foundation and basic of partnering and how you will be able to adapt and translate what you learn into different apparatus.

Requirements: No physical requirement other than have taken more than 3 aerial classes of any kind in the past. Must be willing fly and base.

All participants must be at least 14 years of age.

$80.00 per person

If you are coming from out of town, we highly recommend Aloft Hotel - http://www.aloftleawoodoverlandpark.com/

Hammock Workshop w/Guest Artist Jason Mejias
Jan
28
10:00 am10:00

Hammock Workshop w/Guest Artist Jason Mejias

  • Lucia Aerial Performing Arts

Hammock fluidity, learning how move and connect moves in the apparatus.

Requirements - No physical requirement other than have taken more than 3 aerial classes of any kind in the past.

All participants must be at least 14 years of age.

$80.00 per person

If you are coming from out of town, we highly recommend Aloft Hotel - http://www.aloftleawoodoverlandpark.com/

Rope Workshop w/Guest Artist Jason Mejias
Jan
27
7:00 pm19:00

Rope Workshop w/Guest Artist Jason Mejias

  • Lucia Aerial Performing Arts

In this workshop we will be working on combining dynamic movement with static poses as well as transitions between poses.

Requirements - Must be able to invert a minimum of 3 times in a row. Know how to properly do a hip key and be in the air for at least 1 minute.

All participants must be at least 14 years of age.

$80.00 per person

If you are coming from out of town, we highly recommend Aloft Hotel - http://www.aloftleawoodoverlandpark.com/

2017 Student Showcase
Jan
21
Jan 22

2017 Student Showcase

  • Lucia Aerial Performing Arts

Lucia Aerial Performing Arts is proud to present our third Student Showcase.

Saturday, January 21, and Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.

Free Admission

Aerial Hammock Workshop
Dec
17
10:30 am10:30

Aerial Hammock Workshop

Hammock workshop will consist of warm-up, learning of sequence, ways to move to music in pairs or trios. Stretching and cool down at end of class. Partner is not required. New people/beginners are welcomed. Instructor will cater to each person's needs, as far as skill level.

$60 per person
Class size is limited to 8

Black Friday Special
Nov
25
11:00 am11:00

Black Friday Special

  • Lucia Aerial Performing Arts

Black Friday Special!

Buy a 4pk of classes, get one class free!

Purchase must be in studio only

Cirque Summer Camp *Ages 13-18* Week 4
Aug
1
Aug 5

Cirque Summer Camp *Ages 13-18* Week 4

Each week will cover various Trapeze, Lyra, Silks, Tumbling, Acro, and Flexibility skills differently. Our staffing can accommodate the utmost beginner while also challenging the serious dancer/cheerleader/gymnast on our safety-rated equipment in our insured facility. Drop-in on any week, or stay for all four!

$250 per week, per child for 15 hours of instruction
10% discount for additional weeks and siblings.

Registration is limited to 20

Cirque Summer Camp *Ages 7-12* Week 4
Aug
1
Aug 5

Cirque Summer Camp *Ages 7-12* Week 4

Each week will cover various Trapeze, Lyra, Silks, Tumbling, Acro, and Flexibility skills differently. Our staffing can accommodate the utmost beginner while also challenging the serious dancer/cheerleader/gymnast on our safety-rated equipment in our insured facility. Drop-in on any week, or stay for all four!

$250 per week, per child for 15 hours of instruction
10% discount for additional weeks and siblings.

Registration is limited to 20

Cirque Summer Camp *Ages 13-18* Week 3
Jul
25
Jul 29

Cirque Summer Camp *Ages 13-18* Week 3

Each week will cover various Trapeze, Lyra, Silks, Tumbling, Acro, and Flexibility skills differently. Our staffing can accommodate the utmost beginner while also challenging the serious dancer/cheerleader/gymnast on our safety-rated equipment in our insured facility. Drop-in on any week, or stay for all four!

$250 per week, per child for 15 hours of instruction
10% discount for additional weeks and siblings.

Registration is limited to 20

Cirque Summer Camp *Ages 7-12* Week 3
Jul
25
Jul 29

Cirque Summer Camp *Ages 7-12* Week 3

Each week will cover various Trapeze, Lyra, Silks, Tumbling, Acro, and Flexibility skills differently. Our staffing can accommodate the utmost beginner while also challenging the serious dancer/cheerleader/gymnast on our safety-rated equipment in our insured facility. Drop-in on any week, or stay for all four!

$250 per week, per child for 15 hours of instruction
10% discount for additional weeks and siblings.

Registration is limited to 20

Cirque Summer Camp *Ages 13-18* Week 2
Jul
18
Jul 22

Cirque Summer Camp *Ages 13-18* Week 2

Each week will cover various Trapeze, Lyra, Silks, Tumbling, Acro, and Flexibility skills differently. Our staffing can accommodate the utmost beginner while also challenging the serious dancer/cheerleader/gymnast on our safety-rated equipment in our insured facility. Drop-in on any week, or stay for all four!

$250 per week, per child for 15 hours of instruction
10% discount for additional weeks and siblings.

Registration is limited to 20

Cirque Summer Camp *Ages 7-12* Week 2
Jul
18
Jul 22

Cirque Summer Camp *Ages 7-12* Week 2

Each week will cover various Trapeze, Lyra, Silks, Tumbling, Acro, and Flexibility skills differently. Our staffing can accommodate the utmost beginner while also challenging the serious dancer/cheerleader/gymnast on our safety-rated equipment in our insured facility. Drop-in on any week, or stay for all four!

$250 per week, per child for 15 hours of instruction
10% discount for additional weeks and siblings.

Registration is limited to 20

FREE CLASS: Intro to Aerial
Jul
17
1:30 pm13:30

FREE CLASS: Intro to Aerial

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 under 18 years old coming without your parent/guardian, please download, print, and sign our waiver. Waivers are also available at the studio. You do not have to sign up beforehand.