Uncomfort Zone

What is dance? What is beauty? ‘Uncomfort Zone’ explored the key aspects of Mehmet Sander‘s renowned ‘Manifesto on Dance’: dance is a premise to refuse comfort, emotion and music, in favour of collision, maximum velocity and gravity as enhancements of – rather than inhibitions to – performance. I took part in a five-day workshop whereContinue reading “Uncomfort Zone”

NYE 2010 with Circus Marcel, Belgium

I was invited to perform ‘Atma’ as part of the NYE show organized by the Vanderborght family and Circus Marcel in Rumes, Belgium. We worked together to create a show that combined exciting and mesmerising contemporary circus with some funny and poetic moments of traditional circus. ‘Atma’ was chosen as the final act of theContinue reading “NYE 2010 with Circus Marcel, Belgium”

International Circus Festival at the Dusseldorf Airport

In December 2010, I was selected to take part in the 2nd International Circus Festival at the Düsseldorf Airport. The talented performers came from all over the world to share a very unusual and exciting day at the German airport. The whole departure hall in the terminal was used as the performing area, which providedContinue reading “International Circus Festival at the Dusseldorf Airport”

Zombie with hula hoops

‘Italian acrobat Miss Peacock, turned her hula hoops into pure light with a jaw-dropping zombie routine to the tune of Thriller.’  C.J. Lazaretti This past Halloween I devised a zombie hula hoop act to ‘The Thriller’, that I performed at Proud cabaret, London, as part of The Tassel Club.

Commonwealth Games 2010

In October 2010 I had the pleasure to work with Feeding the Fish to perform a pixel poi choreography at the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, Delhi, India. We joined performers from all over the world to create a mesmerising laser show that was also the Gran Finale of the event. We worked veryContinue reading “Commonwealth Games 2010”

Coronation Street 50th anniversary party

In September 2010 I joined Hoop La La on a trip to Manchester.  We attended the Coronation Street 50th anniversary party, where we performed a custom made act to celebrate the programs heritage, and taught some cast members to hula-hoop.  It was a very fun day spent hula hooping and peeping into the courtyards ofContinue reading “Coronation Street 50th anniversary party”

Cadbury’s Spots V Stripes

In September 2010 I performed a duo act with Hoop LaLa for the Cadbury’s ‘Spots V. Stripes’ campaign in Birmingham. The squares of the city centre were painted purple, with plenty of fun games and funny characters all around. While warming up backstage, I could not resist trying on this fluffy costume and turning intoContinue reading “Cadbury’s Spots V Stripes”

‘Atma’ photoshoot

This photoshoot was done by Bertil Nilsson at the Circus Space, London, straight after the presentation of our solo pieces in May 2010. It was very interesting to work with Bertil as he encouraged movement rather than posing, which made the shoot a lot more dynamic and fun. More photos from this shoot are onContinue reading “‘Atma’ photoshoot”