EMILIANO RON

Emiliano Ron has devoted many years to various aerial techniques, choosing to specialize on rope. With an academic background in Cinematography Arts (Editor and Director of Photography) and spending his adolescence mixing his passion for martial arts, punk rock, books and skateboarding, he decided to leave everything and become a circus artist. Learning with great teachers and training alongside others he has become a living legend on the rope. Currently he divides his profession as an artist and teacher; creating new movements and developing a particular eccentric and unique style. A freak on the rope. Raw, wild, brutal and different.

Two acrobats flying through the air. One is wearing a red shirt, the other is wearing a black shirt.  They are in a totally darkened space. Circus, contemporary circus, Chicago circus

TERRY CRANE

Terry Crane surrendered to restless urges that led him to walk calmly away with the circus at the tender age of 20. Since then, his search for movement and performance mentoring has generated a zigzag constellation of off-the-beaten path destinations, taking him to the San Francisco Circus Center, Montreal's National Circus School (of Cirque du Soleil fame), and the Beijing International Acrobatics School. He has now performed in countless countries, on 3 continents, with various groups such as Circus Syzygy, Circus Monti and Teatro ZinZanni. Terry is a longtime practitioner of capoeira, contact improvisation, hip-hop dance, physical theater, and tree climbing. He infuses his work with these influences as well as his own fiercely unique style.  He is the Artistic Director and Co-founder of the Acrobatic Conundrum.

EMMA SERJEANT

Emma Serjeant is an internationally renowned circus maker with a distinctive style. Creating original circus works permeated by a raw, compelling presence and honesty. Emma considers circus to be a dynamic and unique artform displaying great strength, courage and discipline. In late 2011 Emma co-founded Casus Circus. Casus quickly became an international powerhouse with their hit show ‘Knee Deep’, winning multiple awards and continues to tour the world extensively having performed more than 400 shows in over 100 cities and 11 countries. In 2016 Emma created ESP –EmmaSerjeantPerformance, a production house for contemporary circus and hybrid performance with the simple premise ‘Amazing Humans Doing Amazing Things!’ Collaborating across art forms and in particular international collaboration is of great interest to Emma, cross pollinating cultures as well as movement languages, sharing different creative styles and connecting Australian artists to the international stage. Emma continues to push the limitations of circus with her bold, quirky and captivating performance style. She delights in finding different ways to express and evoke emotion. She has a keen interest in collaborating with other art forms, to present work that extends the definition of circus and connects deeply with audiences.

Guillermo Leon is an energetic circus artist. With a background of sports and theater, Guillermo found in circus, and especially in juggling, a great way to mix his artistic and creative ideas with his physical training. He has been traveling, performing, learning and teaching across the globe for more than 10 years.  Highlights include emceeing the 39th European Juggling Convention gala, residences at Tadah Artist Habitat in Antalya, Turkey and at Zip Zap Social Circus in Cape Town, South Africa, presenting with his company Drop It Like Its Hot at Montréal Complèment 2016, and being an organizing member of Poortgebouw Open Stage.

GUILLERMO LEON

Circus, contemporary circus, Chicago circus, workshops, masterclasses, workshop, masterclass. Guillermo Leon de Keizjer. One juggler wearing a superhero costume and carrying an absurd amount of juggling clubs in his arms.
An artistic composite rendering of a circus performance artist, Emma Serjeant. Circus, contemporary circus, Chicago circus, workshops, masterclasses, workshop, masterclass
Circus, contemporary circus, Chicago circus, workshops, masterclasses, workshop, masterclass. Guillermo Leon de Keijzer. One juggler performing in a black theater space where he is balancing one orange club atop another orange juggling club and holding two more clubs trapped in a pattern.

EMILIANO RON

EMMA SERJEANT

TERRY CRANE

InTensives

GUILLERMO LEON

INTENSIVES will be March 9, 10, & 11

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ROPE Faculty with ABANDON

ROPE/VERTICAL PARTNERING

PHYSICAL EXPRESSION IN PERFORMANCE

DYNAMIC &  RELEASE ROPE

IMPROVISING WITH[out] OBJECTS

...and a very special technical rigging workshop with 

BRETT COPES

Emiliano Ron has devoted many years to various aerial techniques, choosing to specialize on rope. With an academic background in Cinematography Arts (Editor and Director of Photography) and spending his adolescence mixing his passion for martial arts, punk rock, books and skateboarding, he decided to leave everything and become a circus artist. Learning with great teachers and training alongside others he has become a living legend on the rope. Currently he divides his profession as an artist and teacher; creating new movements and developing a particular eccentric and unique style. A freak on the rope. Raw, wild, brutal and different.

EMILIANO RON

BRETT COPES

BRETT COPES from FIGHT OR FLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT: A former Stuntman, Ropes Course Administrator and Theatre Technician, Acrobatic Rigging became his new career path rigging for stunts, circus and aerial productions, for TV, Film and Live shows.

 

Holding several Certifications, he attended the North American Association of Flying Directors, a recognized Competent Person/Competent Inspector, SPRAT Technician, CM Hoist Certified and completed Training courses from many of the Industries top Rigging professionals.

He has been the Head Rigger of 4 different Circus and Aerial Festivals in the US, and Rigged Acrobatics and Flying FX for Cirkus Smirkus, Verdigo Flying, Dream World Cirque, Aerial Experience, CAVALIA International Tours, Peter Pan 360, Mille +UNA (Italy), and Mar Del Zvr (Panama). For most of 2014 he served as Head Acrobatic/Stunt Performance Rigger of the touring show MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE.

Brett specializes in problem solving, rescue systems, crew training and has developed a successful Rigging for Aerialists Seminar, having taught across the USA, Central America, and the UK. Brett also specializes in Rescue Systems for Performers and Crew,

Choreographs as a Flying Director, and consults with performers on Act Development.

More info and portfolio can be found at www.fightorflightent.com