Cressie Mae

Admin 2019 Performance Art

Biography: Cressie Mae is a Colorado based variety entertainment artist and instructor specializing in dance trapeze, partner/ group acrobatics and fire dancing. She trained for several years under the coaching of world-renowned trapeze artist Elena Panova at the San Francisco Circus Center and focuses her solo work on ground breaking trapeze acts and movement research. In 2016 Cressie Mae became ...

Lumina Entertainment

Admin 2019 Performance Art

Class Details: Our fire dancing style is based on a blend of different dance styles, martial arts, object manipulation, and theatrical concepts. We strive to be multifaceted and adaptable to a variety of contexts in order to best bring to life a theme or mood, whether playful, dramatic, sensual, or ceremonial. Our intention is to apply classic dance choreography, presentation, ...

Krista Lockwood

Admin 2019 Performance Art

Biography: Krista Lockwood has a background in ballet, jazz, and burlesque dancing. She first picked up a hula hoop in 2011 and began performing publicly in 2015. She has continued to expand her interests in flow and circus arts now also performing as an aerialist working in a duo with Bobby Ackerman. Her training in various movement arts influences her ...

Crescent Dance Project

Admin 2019 Performance Art

Class Details: CDP will be offering the following dances during Arise 2019: Opening Ceremony (Mars & Venus dancers) Prayerformance with Yaima (Mary Vogel, Abby Moon, Paige Mason) Tribal Fusion improv & Fire dancing during various sets (Abby Moon) Wyrd Sisters during various sets (Abby Moon & Paige Mason) Biography: Crescent Dance Project is an open community of dancers that offers ...

Abby Moon

Admin 2019 Performance Art

Class Details: Abby Moon & CDP will be offering the following dances during Arise 2019: Opening Ceremony (Mars & Venus dancers) Prayerformance with Yaima (Mary Vogel, Abby Moon, Paige Mason) Tribal Fusion improv & Fire dancing during various sets (Abby Moon) Wyrd Sisters during various sets (Abby Moon & Paige Mason) Biography: Abby Moon is an international tribal fusion bellydancer ...

Devin Martin

Admin 2019 Performance Art

Class Details: Multi-Hooping I teach easy to advanced shapes you can make with 3-5 hoops. Regardless of skill there’s tech I can teach everyone. Biography: Extraterrestrial multi-hooping is my specialty. Been discovering new shapes with 3-5 hoops as of late. Excited to show off some alien shapeshifting at Arise this year. Currently in a group with the Kinetic Spinners, located ...

Sarah Dawn

Admin 2019 Performance Art

Biography: Sarah Dawn is a multi-faceted circus performer and educator, currently enamored with the aerial arts. On stage, she loves to thrill audiences with her feats of aerial strength and grace and take them along on emotional journeys with her embodiment of character. She has performed far and wide across the country and beyond, leaving aerial inspiration and magic dust ...

Maiki Nope

Admin 2019 Performance Art

Biography: Maiki has been a student of motion for the past decade, training and teaching across several art forms, including object manipulation, fire, and flow. He's excited to rekindle his fire performer roots this fall at Arise.  

Bobby Ackerman

Admin 2019 Performance Art

Class Details: A blend of Aerial Dancing, Extreme flexibility, and Fire Dancing. Biography: Bobby a Colorado native, is an aerial dancer that brings a unique style of performance to the stage & air with his strong, yet graceful & bendy moves, long lines & gender bending ways. He’s been performing aerial all over Colorado since 2016 for a wide range ...

Marissa Muzaca

Admin 2019 Performance Art

Class Details: PrayerDance is a class-emony. It's a guided somatic ceremony facilitated within a sacred circle to open up individuals to their own unique relationship with the power of dance, more so as a way to move energy than to look pretty- but the cool part about that is that when you don't care what it looks like and you're ...