Why hire AcroArts Productions?
AcroArts Productions provides acrobats, aerialists, and variety performers from the US and Canada. Our artists have toured with shows such as Allegria by Cirque du Soleil, The Britney Spears Circus Tour, Soap by Circle of Eleven, The Big Apple Circus, The 7 Fingers, and many other world renowned circus companies. The AcroArts creation team, utilizing their skills in dance, theater and circus, will personalize an amazing experience for you and your guests. Whether an intimate “get-together” or a large-scale product launch, AcroArts will add an unmatched exciting flare to any sized event. Please visit our website for further information and to view artist profiles or call (508) 272-0231.
Michael first found his passion for performing at the age of 8 when he began to ride and show horses. Dressage was his first love, which he dedicated every waking moment to, until he found aerial acrobatics at the age of eighteen. Once this new passion was discovered, Michael knew he would make circus not only his career but his life. Michael trained intensively with Vladimir Atlatkin, from the Moscow State Circus, for four years before starting his professional career at age 22. Michael has performed in multiple international touring productions including Soap the Show (2009-12) and Britney Spear’s Circus Tour (2009). Michael has coached and choreographed for shows such as Justin Bieber’s My World 2.0 Tour (2010), Universoul Circus’ Circ US Tour ( 2008 & 2012) and most recently for Miami’s Orchid the Show.
Francois started acrobatic gymnastics at the age of seven and won many awards in provincial and national competitions. Nine years later he joined the Collegial Dance Program of Drummondville, QC where he explored the styles of Jazz, Contemporary and Ballet. During those two years, Francois’ talent was noticed by the biggest names of Jazz dance when he took part to two important dance festivals in Quebec and won two Gold medals and the jury prize in 2002 for his original choreography. In 2003, Francois started his formation at the National Circus School in Montreal and decided to specialize in dance trapeze, a discipline which he combined his acrobatic and artistic abilities.
Since graduating in 2006, he has been part of many productions including Circus Monti (2007), Plus Grand Cabaret du Monde (2008), Soap the Show (2009-2012) and worked for renowned companies Cirque Eloize and Cirque du Soleil. In 2012 Francois was the acrobatic choreographer and resident director for Orchid the Show.
Michael Lanphear: Founder
Francois Gravel: Founder
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 5 - 120 minutes
AcroArts Productions is dedicated to bringing the best in internationally known circus and variety performers directly to New England. Many of our artists have competed in Circus Festivals all over the globe, including the two most prestigious festivals; Monte Carlo and Cirque de Demain in Paris. Your audience members can expect to be left speechless by these marvelous performers and as a client you will be thrilled with the professionalism offered by our production staff.
Technical requirements vary depending on requested acts.
Handstands- Height Requirement 12 feet
Hoola Hoops- Height Requirement 18 feet
Strolling Ground/Comedian- Varies with performance
Aerial- Height Requirement is at least 18 feet. AcroArts has a portable freestanding indoor/outdoor 18' rig fully equipped with a pulley system so the performer can ascend and descend during the performance. Pulley Rigging system can also be installed to approved trussing, providing many possibilities for aerial performances.
Available for Your
Bachelor Party, Bachelorette Party, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party, Bar/Lounge, Birthday Party, Christmas Party, Club/Nightclub, Competition, Concert Venue, Corporate Event, Fundraiser, Grand Opening, Holiday Party, Trade Show, Wedding Reception, Workshop