The Boulder Circus Center has a number of offerings for both youth and adults in Aerial Arts — this includes hoop/lyra, fabric/silks, spanish web/rope, and invented apparatus and covers beginner classes through to advanced choreography, and performance development. You can also arrange for private lessons or attend aerial teacher trainings.
There are opportunities for qualified aerialists to train and rehearse aerial skills by renting one of our studios.
Please feel free to contact us directly with any questions…
Aerial with Aircat Aerial Arts: Adults
Cathy Gauch is the director and founder of Aircat Aerial Arts based in Boulder, CO. She has been an aerial performer and coach for over 20 years, coaching children and adults, beginners through professionals. She has performed in stage production shows, corporate events, tours, circus shows, and gala benefits, for companies including, SandCastle Guam, Cirque Le Masque, Cherry Creek Arts Festival, World Cup Skiing Opening Ceremonies, Bella Luna Circus, Cisco Systems, National Jewish Hospital, American Youth Circus Organization, the Aerial Dance Festival, and co-produced the highly successful aerial tango show AIResTANGO.
Teaching credits include, the International Aerial Dance Festival, Glenwood Spring Dance Festival, Aspen Recreation Department, Club Med Ixtapa, Tapestry Dance in Austin, Aspen & Carbondale Community Schools in Colorado. Her students have gone on to perform with Cirque du Soleil, Cirkus Smirkus, Ringling Brothers, The Circus McGurkus, Motley Crue, Devotchka, and numerous shows and corporate events around the world.
Aerial with Imagination Circus Arts: Youth & Adults
ICA offers courses in mixed aerial arts and acrobatics with a focus on performance and theatre, as well as ground skills courses that cross train manipulation and equilibrium apparatus.
We offer the ICA Circus Factory Training Program (CFTP) for students who wish to go on the professional performance track. This is an audition only group that feeds into our professional Circus Factory and gets the opportunity to apprentice as aerialists in professional shows for hire by the ICA Circus Factory Professional Performers.