The Hypnotic Honies of Hula

Together with the lovely Jessie Rose, I created a new glow hoop piece that we performed at the Bloomsbury Big Top as part of a series of Christmas shows, produced by Sorcha Ra, last December 2013. This is a 1920’s, Great Gatsby inspired piece, set to a modern, fast paced and fun electro-swing soundtrack.  AnyContinue reading “The Hypnotic Honies of Hula”

The Act, Dubai

After becoming a regular performer at The Box, London, I had the pleasure to go and spin my hoops at its Dubai partner club, The Act – the highest theatre venue in the world. Located on the 42nd and 43rd floor of the Shangri-la Hotel, The Act is a very refreshing antidote to Dubai’s sometimesContinue reading “The Act, Dubai”

The Jarvis Party

Jarvis Cocker LOVES hua hoops – FACT. After jamming with him at the Village Underground in 2009, as part of his 3-day ‘Exhibition of himself’, I had the absolute pleasure to perform for the very wonderful Jarvis Cocker’s 50th birthday party. Jarvis personally asked me to perform to Krafterk’s classic ‘Ruckzuck’, which was a great fun challenge,Continue reading “The Jarvis Party”

Glastonbury Festival 2013

An even bigger, even better Circus Big Top was my home for a week at Glastonbury Festival 2013. Once again, it was an absolute pleasure to share the stage with so many incredibly talented performers, coming from all over the world. In fact, thanks also to what was probably the warmest English summer in years,Continue reading “Glastonbury Festival 2013”

Mercedes – Benz Stylo Fashion Grand Prix 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

In celebration of the 15th Petronas Malaysia Formula 1 Grand Prix, a series of galas, parties, competitions and fashion shows were held in Kuala Lumpur for the Mercedes – Benz Stylo Fashion Grand Prix 2013. The most prestigious and glamorous of these events was the Mercedes – Benz STYLO Fashion Awards night, themed “The Voodoo Ball”, where IContinue reading “Mercedes – Benz Stylo Fashion Grand Prix 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia”

‘Gynoid’ Photoshoot

In ‘Gynoid’ I’m exploring movement and manipulation, as well as the relation between the machine and the human body, through hula hoops. How is our body affected by the props and tools, that we use every day? If our body is the main tool, the machine, what can influence and radically transform its appearance andContinue reading “‘Gynoid’ Photoshoot”

‘Box of Frogs’ Tour 2012

“It is the unhappy marriage of physicality and mental instability that enables Box of Frogs to convey a visceral, memorable experience. While not a typically delightful tale, the generous range of performances ensures that the sheer joy of going to the circus is not abandoned.” From a review by Terri-Anne Teo for remotegoat.co.uk In Autumn 2012,Continue reading “‘Box of Frogs’ Tour 2012”

‘OnOffice’ Magazine Feature

Anywhere can be an office. In September 2012, I collaborated with the talented Andrew Meredith, on a feature for OnOffice Magazine. OnOffice is a design magazine about workplace design, whether it is architecture, interiors or furniture. Every month they dedicate a piece to the more unusual workplaces and the people who use them. Whether a sky divingContinue reading “‘OnOffice’ Magazine Feature”

‘Box of Frogs’

In October 2011, I started working with Stumble danceCircus on a very different circus – theatre show, ‘Box of Frogs’. Under the direction of Mish Weaver, I joined another 4 circus performers and 2 musicians to explore Bipolar disorder and the connections between mental health and performance. After an extremely interesting and emotional first month of creation,Continue reading “‘Box of Frogs’”

Hula Hooping Bon Bons at Fortnum & Mason

Is it possible to fit eight hula hoopers, with 50 hoops each, in one of the world’s oldest, poshest department stores? Hell yeah! In the run – up to Christmas 2010, I had the opportunity to work with some of the best hoopers in London (including Craig Reid, Jessie Rose and Tiina Tuomisto), performing as partContinue reading “Hula Hooping Bon Bons at Fortnum & Mason”