Freakshow – Queens of Burlesque

Have a look at this mini-documentary on London burlesque/cabaret performers, written & produced by contortionist Leilani Franko and featuring some of my friends.

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Learning Circus – Part 1: London

This post was originally written for Circus Geeks but I thought it might also be useful for my readers here.

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Many people these days want to learn circus, whether it’s just for fun or fitness, or professionally because they want to be a performer.

Regardless of why you want to learn circus, the circus arts are a fantastic set of skills to have and to learn. Training in circus skills is great for strength, flexibility, stamina, dexterity and coordination, and is also incredibly social. Circus skills are used to develop physical, mental and social skills in young children are used around the world as a tool for social change with disadvantaged youth. Continue reading