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Rope Works with Jenny Atomik

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WHAT: Integrate ground choreography to tie in and connect to the rope.  We will also work on dynamic skills such as brushing on technique of the pirouette and other release skills.  Must have rope experience.

WHO: Jenny is an aerialist and circus performer from the United States currently living in the lush green and rainy city of Seattle.  Primarily works on corde-lisse artist, but Jenny has also performed on tissu, hammock, and now currently on aerial chains.

Raised in a small town in central New York, Jenny was a child who always loved creating motion.  Even in the late hours of the evening when she should have been sleeping, she would be up dancing around her room, expressing her thoughts through movement. Jenny started taking dance classes at the age of 3 and by the age of 17, Jenny had studied ballet, jazz, tap, and her favorites..hip-hop and contemporary.  At that age she then also discovered her love for circus and aerial arts.  Seeing her first aerial performance of Cirque du Soleil's "Quidam," Jenny was intensely captivated by the magic of aerial movement and flying above the ground. Jenny went off to college at Notre Dame de Namur University.   During her time at the University, Jenny studied Theatre Arts and helped to build a Dance Minor for the school and received a Deans Award for building it. She finished school with a Bachelors in Theatre Arts and the created Dance Minor.  Upon graduating, Jenny moved to San Francisco and began training at San Francisco Circus Center.  She was also accepted in to Acrosports City Circus and became a part of their company and training program in 2010-2011.  From there Jenny studied with coach Marina Luna on the essence and building blocks of her corde-lisse act and trained acrobatics with coach Dominik Wyss. In 2012, Jenny worked with coach Jeremy Sheets, Lead coach of the San Francisco Circus Center Aerial Pre-Professional Program, to solidify her aerial corde-lisse act.  

Jenny now has debuted and performed her rope act in places from San Francisco, CA , to Seattle, WA, and Berlin, Germany. She has also performed on her chains for the Shadowdance Festival in both 2016 and 2017. Jenny has also performed for circus fundraising projects such as The Uncle Junior Project, and The Paper Doll Militia, as well as the prestigious fire cabaret "Heat" at the Crucible, Oakland where she performed for the first time on a silk hammock that flew over the crowds and fire on a very large bridge crane.

WHEN: February 3rd & 4th 4:00pm-6:30pm

PRICE: $75 for 1 Day $135 for Both

Please reserve your spot ASAP workshops will be cancelled if we don't have enough enrollment. 


Earlier Event: January 27
Tippy Lyra with Amy Nash
Later Event: February 16
Lost in Time - Aerial Showcase