Aerialist Katherine Would completed a degree in Circus Arts at the Circus Space in London specialising in the difficult aerial straps, requiring a great amount of strength and flexibility.
Katherine is also experienced in acrobatics, trampolining, silks, hoop, net, Russian swing, diving, harness and dance.
She is qualified as a level 4 Senior Women’s Artistic gymnastics coach. All Katherine Would acts can be performed in small cabaret venues on a static point to large corporate events indoors or outdoors.
Acts can be varied in style, music, costume, apparatus and themes. Floor acts are also possible. Contact us for the options available.
Katherine Would – Aerial and Floor Acts
Technical requirements – duration of acts between 3-10 minutes. Music can be supplied by CD or ipod. Aerial Rigging point needed and stage area. Lighting to be discussed prior to performance. Changing facilities needed.
Aerialist performing on aerial straps. Straps, also known as aerial straps, are a type of aerial apparatus on which various feats of strength and flexibility may be performed, often in the context of a circus performance. It is a cotton or nylon web apparatus that looks like two suspended ribbons.
By wrapping the strap ends around hands and wrists, the performer performs holds, twists, rolls and manoeuvres, requiring extreme strength and precision similar men’s rings in gymnastics. Straps are available in various configurations, including those with various types of loops at the ends and those without loops.
A straps act usually includes held poses and postures done on the straps, dance moves performed on the floor away from the straps, partner acrobatics done on and off the straps, as well as having the straps pulled up and let down during the act. (Wikipedia).