Silvia spins Magic

The last few years of my career wrapped into a power shell. Many thanks to Cirque Bijou, John Bishop, everyone at Blue Peter, Henley Festival and the Box, London. Cut and edited by the amazing Thomas Johansson (thomas-johansson.com/). Cover photograph by Simon Yin (simonyinphotography.com/) Soundtrack: LCD Soundsystem.

Metamorphosis

When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been… But she had wings. Photographs by Simon Yin. Big thanks to Chenghao Liu and Jacksons Lane Theatre, London. The hoops in these images are LED smart hoopsContinue reading “Metamorphosis”

Hula Hoop & Motion Graphics – Live on the John Bishop Show

I have always had a great interest in animation and mixed media, so when Cirque Bijou offered me to collaborate on a bespoke piece that mixed my hoops with Howie Bailey‘s visual graphics, I dived right into it. The piece was commissioned as an intro to the John Bishop Show on BBC1, which made the whole project evenContinue reading “Hula Hoop & Motion Graphics – Live on the John Bishop Show”

Silvia hula hoops on ‘Blue Peter’ – BBC

I’m not sure if it was a coincidence or through word of mouth, but just before my multi-media performance on the John Bishop Show was released on the BBC, I was invited to hula hoop live on the Blue Peter show… It was so last minute, everything literally happened within a few hours, and thatContinue reading “Silvia hula hoops on ‘Blue Peter’ – BBC”

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”

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.