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Aileen – Synergy

Aileen does it again. Beautiful, fluid movements combined with technical contact staff tricks.

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Lewie West *Swoon*

Lewie West’s moves make me go weak at the knees. He’s the most consummate movement artist I know of. You can see so many influences in his work; tumbling, tricking, breakdance, contemporary dance and more. How he mixes these influences … Continue reading

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Teddy’s Acrostaff Log Continues…

Another well edited video from Teddy. He’s developing some nice techniques here and has an interesting variation on a vault kick. Keep your eyes on this space for exciting acrostaff announcements soon…

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Jeremy Croxton: Home

It’s great to see some more high quality contact staff routines appearing. Showcasing contact staff on stage with both a high level of skill but also as a performance with expression, dance or narrative helps to make it an art … Continue reading

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Aileen Keeps Getting Better!

I’ve been away for a while and a lot has been going on, it seems, since I last posted. I’m hoping to make this blog and website more active so look out for updates and posts in the next few … Continue reading

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Morgan Goldberg – Contact Staff 2014

Released just two days ago, this video from Morgan Goldberg is as fresh as the spring daffodils. It contains some fluid, silky combinations and sequences as well as some tough technical moves including a couple of tricks I’ve not seen … Continue reading

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Scottish Acrostaff Revolution?

 I’m currently in Glasgow, Scotland having been asked to teach acrostaff to members of the Commonwealth Youth Circus. Here is a taster of some of the stuff they are coming up with after one full session! This is Hannah applying … Continue reading

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No Sweat – Acrostaff

I recently mentioned in a couple of places on Facebook that I’d publish a guide to making your own acrostaff this week. Unfortunately, that’s not going to happen. Sorry! I’ve been too busy training and nest building but it will … Continue reading

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Flow Show NYC – “Frustrate” by Teddy Petrosky

I knew Teddy was an awesome poi spinner but before May this year I had no idea he span contact staff. I’m a big fan of his style as it mixes up technical ability with expression and movement.

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Linda Farkas: Contact Staff Routine #4

We interrupt our focus on double staff contact for a video so fresh it’s still warm from the editing suite. Linda Farkas of Magma Fire Theatre is one of those few staff spinners who combines elegance and dance with technical … Continue reading

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