Quarantine Blues

I miss trapeze / sling like I'm sure a chameleon would miss a tree branch if you deprived it of one. I miss the tactile world of it...the textures...the feeling of holding, being held, squished, squeezed, suspended. I miss it the way other people would miss a person.This absence, this deprivation, is revealing just how [...]

Check out these GIFs

I continue to be terrible at keeping up with this blog. What have I been doing? I was true to my word and spent the last few months developing a sling act without pulls. I'm pretty happy with the result, and though trapeze will remain my first love, I am increasingly invested in this peculiar [...]

Busy, busy!

Hello, I am alive. I have not kept my promise to keep this blog updated...oops. Since my last post, I travelled to Europe on what was more or less a "train-cation". I visited friends, took class at Association Volaverunt in Paris and tortured myself with swinging trapeze lessons in Brussels. I've taught a bunch of [...]

Another page turned

Hello there. I have at last revamped this damn website. It was a pain-in-the-ass project fueled by an especially delicious Thanksgiving dinner. I have also revamped my visual art portfolio website, so have a looksie there, too. As 2018 enters its death throes, I feel I should contemplate, summarize and over-analyze. In some ways, I [...]

Third Time’s the Charm!

Well, hello there. I'm back from Seattle--from performing in my third Moisture Festival! This year I presented my "Clockwork Chameleon" static trapeze act (see the new trailer and pics here). I am always delighted to perform in Seattle, meeting exciting new people and getting to know their vibrant circus community. This year I also had the [...]

Springtime in Seattle…

...was lovely! I had the honor of performing again this year at Moisture Festival, and Seattle was so lovely compared to Chicago that I sort of wish the festival lasted all year and I could just stay there. 😉 I've posted a few new pics to the act page, but here is my favorite one: