January 22 – 23, 2022

Weekend Immersion: Lyra

About this Immersion

We’ll work in the center of the hoop, below the hoop, in the ropes above the bar, and also explore those always-forgotten outside edges. We’ll explore swinging and coning—techniques for moving the hoop out from under the rigging and filling your stage even more. Students will be introduced to short sequences that combine both static shapes and dynamic movement.



Early Bird Discount:
Get the special $325 early bird price if you register before January 1st!

Jenna Ciotta

18 and up.

Saturday 12 – 3 pm & 4 – 6:30 pm
Sunday 10 am – 1 pm & 2 – 4:30 pm

This workshop is geared towards the intermediate to advanced student with a current and regular aerial practice. You should be able to do multiple inversions cleanly through short- and long-arm hangs, maintain a single knee hang hands-free, find a back balance without assistance, and hold a front balance and a one-arm hang for 10 seconds.


Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, Jenna’s early years were spent developing a love of dance, theatre, and dry heat. She found circus arts after completing a BA in Gender Studies and an MA in Human Rights. Circus offered a new and exciting creative outlet for personal expression. Her mixed background in academia, activism, and movement draws her into spaces where performance arts and politics intersect. She is a performer for the Boston Circus Guild, and has graced stages in Montreal, San Francisco, New York, and of course, Brattleboro, VT. She is a member of the 2019 inaugural graduate class of the 3 year Pro-Track Program at the New England Center for Circus Arts, and was thrilled to move into a coaching role for the Pro-Track Program at NECCA in 2020.

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