Tissu 1


This class is taught by:

Amy Olson

Amy Olson is a performance artist, circus arts instructor and licensed massage therapist based in San Fransisco, CA. Amy strives to make a connection to her audience through her love of movement and artistic expression. She is a graduate of New England Center for Circus Art's professional performance program with a major in Tissu and minor in Single Point Trapeze. She has performed and taught Circus Arts since 2010 to adults and children. Amy's explorations in performance and healing arts provide her with a deeply felt sense that assists her students to unlock physical abilities that are wanting to be expressed. It is a continuing mission for Amy to create a legacy of excellence and inspiration through her craft.

Kiebpoli Calnek

Kiebpoli Calnek is an actress, aerialist, and founder/artistic director of Black*Acrobat- a social enterprise that empowers fringe communities through the vertical world of aerial acrobatics and with devised theatrical performances. She is a member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab, and of Actors’ Equity Association. Her works received generous funding and support from Elizabeth Streb, Astrea Foundation, Asian Arts Initiative, and The New York Foundation for the Arts.

 

She trained at the Circus Space in London and with Kevin O'Connor in NYC. Kiebpoli taught and held aerial theatre performances at Aerial Arts NYC, Big Sky Works, The Muse Brooklyn, Dixon Place, The Kitchen, LAVA, The Skybox, STREB, The Zipper, P.S. 122, The Red Lotus Room, Irondale Center, 3-Legged Dog, La MaMa E.T.C.

 

Kiebpoli is thrilled to be teaching classes at SF Circus Center, coaching students utilizing constructive feedback, motivation, and patience while focusing on technique, form, and dramatic flourishes.

 

 

Students learn different ways to climb the silk and get stronger. They learn basic moves such as locks, holds, and drops.

 

Prerequisite: Instructor Approval

 

Recommended complementary classes: Aerial Conditioning, Stretching, Physical Limitation Elimination.




Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Feb 20 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Amy Olson
  • Mon Feb 20 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Amy Olson
  • Wed Feb 22 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Amy Olson
  • Sat Feb 25 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Kiebpoli Calnek
  • Mon Feb 27 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Amy Olson
  • Mon Feb 27 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Amy Olson
  • Wed Mar 01 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Amy Olson
  • Sat Mar 04 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Kiebpoli Calnek
  • Mon Mar 06 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Amy Olson
  • Mon Mar 06 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Keri Forster
  • Wed Mar 08 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Amy Olson
  • Sat Mar 11 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Kiebpoli Calnek
  • Mon Mar 13 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Amy Olson
  • Mon Mar 13 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Amy Olson
  • Wed Mar 15 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Amy Olson
  • Sat Mar 18 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Kiebpoli Calnek
  • Mon Mar 20 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm with Amy Olson
  • Mon Mar 20 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Amy Olson
  • Wed Mar 22 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Amy Olson
  • Sat Mar 25 11:30 am - 1:00 pm with Kiebpoli Calnek