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Pa'volar Aerial Performance Production Program:
2023 Winter Performance
at Burning Coal Theatre
Each year aerialists with an intermediate to advanced aerial skill level can become a part of our performance production program. Members of this class will learn to create a professional stage act and work with group choreography to produce large and small scale productions to present to the public.
This program trains a variety of skill sets while exposing to students to stage performance. Skills taught include dance, aerial technique, choreography and physical theatre utilizing a variety of aerial apparatus. The program is led by seasoned professional performer and coach Paulina Munoz, and Coach Mena Orr.
Program meets weekly, with additional 2 hour class one Saturday a month for group choreography rehearsal, and includes a second weekly one hour skill training aerial series on your choice of apparatus. Options include Aerial Silks, Sling, Rope, Straps, Trapeze or Lyra. The program also includes unlimited open gym times for additional individual training and rehearsal.
Fall 2023 program is by audition or invitation only.
Join us instead on Wednesday's for the
Performance Prep Sequencing & Choreography Aerial Series and train on a variety of aerial apparatuses. Youth & Adult Class available with Coach Paulina.
Pa'Volar Pricing Plan:
19 Week Fall Semester Series includes
12 hours of formal in class training per month, plus unlimited open gym sessions, and includes theatre, rehearsal and performance times.
$539 per month for 5 months.
Aug 2023 - Jan 2024
Adults only: Optional payment plan that does not include any free open gym sessions or the additional weekly one hour aerial class.
$348 per month for 5 months.
Aug 2023 - Jan 2024
About the Instructors:
Mena is from Ohio. She grew up in a ballet studio and fell in love with handstands and yoga in 2014. She started her Acrobatic career as a coach in 2016, and has coached competitive and recreational gymnastics for 5 years.
Maria started her aerial journey in Costa Rica around the age of 12. There she was part of Baile Plaza Victoria's dance company for five years. During this time, she was the lead aerialist for Baile Plaza. After moving to the United States at the age of 17 Maria joined Jamie Poletti's Cape Fear Circus Arts dance company, which allowed her to gain experience as a performer in the United States.