Sitka Cirque and Sitka Gymnastics will be performing their rendition of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" this weekend through a medley of aerial silks, trapeze, lyra, gymnastics, and dance. Downlodable audio.Read More
Tamie Parker Song, president of Friends of Sitka Cirque, discusses the group's student showcase this Saturday (11-05-16). Many of the pieces are choreographed by the students themselves on various apparatus, like aerial silks, trapeze, and lyra. Downloadable audio.Read More
Director Frances Donohoe and writer/performer Zack Desmond talk about Tides, an original aerial performance from Sitka Cirque that tells the story of two young lovers whose story created the moon and tides. Featuring acts on silks, lyra, and trapeze. Sat May 21, 7pm at the Naa Kahidi House; Sun May 22, 2pm Matinee & 7pm evening show. Ticket sales go towards scholarships and new equipment.
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Frances Donohoe shared stories and plans for this weekend's (05-10-15) premier performance of Cirque du Pluie, a collaboration by the Sitka Silkies and Youth Gymnastics. Former Cirque du Soleil aerialist Cheetah Platt will be performing and teaching classes in aerial silks, acrobalance, and conditioning, Thursday (05-07-15) through Sunday (05-10-15). Downloadable audio.Read More
Frances Donohoe and Trisha Bessert share stories about combining forces to create Cirque du Pluie, the new circus program at the Hames Center. The two instructors talk about the planned expansion of the pool room for circus classes, which in the future will include juggling, aerial trapeze, and adult gymnastics. Downloadable audio.Read More