Dynamic Vertical Rope with Terry Crane
Friday, March 22nd 7:30 - 9:30pm

Pre-requisites: 1 year of rope or tissue training, ability to do 4 pull-ups, ability to do 8 bent-arm, or 4 straight-arm straddle-ups.
Ages: 15+

In this workshop, students will practice moving dynamically with a sense of ease and effortless-ness on the vertical rope. We’ll practice a progression of beats and exercises to generate momentum, and then explore using this momentum to maximum effect, either in flashy power moves or to wrap the rope hands-free. Time allowing, other topics may include: quasi-release moves, building distinctive and clean drops, using body shape to balance on the rope, and some choreographic sequences.

Non-Member Rates: $70 for 1 rope workshop or $120 for both
Circus Project Member Rates: $60 for 1 rope workshop or $100 for both

Rolling Up with Terry Crane
Saturday, March 23rd 5:30 - 7:30pm

Pre-requisites: 1 year of rope or tissue training, ability to do 4 pull-ups, ability to do 8 bent-arm, or 4 straight-arm straddle-ups.
Ages: 15+

Rolling up is about learning how to use your core strength and flexibility, as well as organizing your body to use balance and weight to your advantage. In this workshop, we begin on the ground, and learn a progression of exercises to which will break down the technique to roll up the rope. As time permits, we’ll work on a variety of knots and styles of rolling up the rope.

Non-Member Rates: $70 for 1 rope workshop or $120 for both
Circus Project Member Rates: $60 for 1 rope workshop or $100 for both

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About Terry Crane

Terry Crane surrendered to restless urges that led him to walk calmly away with the circus at the tender age of 20. With a degree in dance from Oberlin College, his circus journey led him to the San Francisco Circus Center, the Montreal National Circus School, and the Beijing International Acrobatics School. A veteran of the big top and the stage, he has performed in countless countries for various companies, including Teatro Zinzanni, les 7 Doigts de la Main, and Circus Monti. Terry is delighted to share his love of rope technique, circus creation, and collaboration via workshops across the globe. As a director, Terry is on a relentless quest to tell true fictions, contradict human isolation, and portray paradox.