Turning Tricks: Intermediate Static Trapeze
A Workshop Mary-Margaret Scrimger
By popular demand, the 11:30 workshop has been changed from Beginner to Intermediate Trapeze. Waitlist from the 1:30pm workshop are being given first choice of registering in this new offering.
Price: $49 + HST or buy a package of 3 Brass Butterflies Workshops for just $135 + HST (Chrysalis and Monarch Members receive 10% Discount)
Static trapeze is one of the only front facing apparatuses in circus. Frequently seen as a choreographic nightmare, turn that limitation into an asset by learning different techniques to turn and face front. Must have inversions, specific to intermediates on any apparatus.
Skill set: Must be able to invert with an assist from the apparatus. Ideally six + months of aerial and/or pole training.
Attire: Form fitting clothing with backs of knees covered. Access to a long sleeved shirt and socks.
Mary-Margaret has been dedicated to aerial dance for the last eleven years. With a strong athletic history as a varsity athlete at York University and a dedication to explore, Mary-Margaret has brought a new vitality to static trapeze, an under utilized apparatus. She has participated in large scale durational work such as Glaciology and Cascades with Anandam Dancetheatre, both which were highlights of Nuit Blanche. For her own work, she has performed extensively in Toronto with unique acts such as Henry, a friendly alien that turns aerial dance upside down; Cirque-It, a mix of technology, fashion and performance; and the Starlight Wish Foundation on triple trapeze. Her creative outlook has been significantly influenced by her training in a variety of forms, apparatuses and with a variety of trainers.