ELECTROCUTE is a network of performers in the Mid-Atlantic. Our motto? "Variety is the spice of life," reflected in the broad array of entertainment services we offer. We provide:
-Glow Shows, stage and aerial
-Burlesque Beauties, Bellydancers, Breakdancers
-Jugglers, Stiltwalkers, Sword Swallowers
-Hula Hoop and Object Dancers
-Clowns, Sideshow Specialists
-Hand Balancers and Contortionists
We cater our acts to many types of events, themes, and audiences. We offer scalable options to suit many budgets and can customize our performances to suit your needs. Contact us for details!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish, Other
We have performances that would suit many types of events, themes, and audiences. We love entertaining children, adults, and both at the same time! Our menu of offerings is quite extensive, but please email theblondeshell (at) gmail (dot) com for a full list! Here are some highlights:
DANCE: We have dancers galore, trained in classical ballet, bellydance, breakdancing, and robot/pop n lock/ tutting. Our gogo dancers are fit, friendly, and absolute professionals.
INTERACTIVE: We offer interactive and atmospheric entertainment. Tarot Card Readings, Dream Interpretation, Massage, Living Statues, Face & Body painter, live painting, event dcor, costumed themed interactive characters, roaming improv performers
GLOW: Our glow show gets rave reviews. We have one-of-a-kind LED props, glowing costumes to suit many themes, and handheld laser effects!
WATER: Having a pool party? We have a ton of aquatic acts that will make your occasion unforgettable! Mermaids, themed characters, ornate costumes, and a huge floating bubble to perform in!
FIRE: ELECTROCUTE fire performances must be seen to be believed. We offer solo or group choreographed acts and can set up a stage lined with flame effects. All performers are fully insured and take the utmost safety precautions when performing.
AERIAL ARTS: Our aerial artists are exquisite professionals. In addition to the traditional aerial silks, aerial hoop ( lyra ) and trapeze, we have unique custom apparatuses and multiple person acts!
POLE: Our pole acrobats bring an impressive show and blend a variety of styles. Whether it is pole ballet, Chinese pole, or straight-up sexy pole dance, our ladies and gent have it covered. Solo or duo acts available.
ACROBATICS/BALANCING: Our acrobats are trained in competitive, sports-style acrobatics that blends a jaw-dropping combination of grace, flexibility, and brute strength. We also have a glow acrobatic show! Ask us about our hand / chair balancer!
STILT WALKERS: Our stiltwalkers are fun, friendly, and always dressed to impress. We have males and females with straight and jumping stilts.
CLOWN: Our resident clown is a graduate of Ringling’s Clown College and has a family legacy of making people smile through clowning around. He is a great addition to any child or adult party and is very versatile. Ask about our balloon artistry!
SIDESHOW: Our sideshow artists will make you gasp, cringe, and clap, we promise. Our lovely ladies perform all over the US with their intense displays.
BURLESQUE EROTICA: Our lovely Miss Eyrie Twilight is sure to titillate with her amusing numbers, cheeky reveals and opulent costuming. Inquire about her themed acts! We also have a ‘hooptease’ act, rope suspension aerial arts, and a professional dominatrix/fetish performer.
VISUAL STORYTELLING: We tell tales the best way we know how to: through cirque acts! Renditions of fairytales, Greek myths and original storylines. Some acts were designed for mature audiences are easily adapted to be viewed by children. Inquire within for more information!
THEMES: If you are having a themed event, chances are we have the perfect act to make it memorable. We have many themed acts, costumes and can be commissioned to make something customized for your occasion. Contact us for a full list!
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Additional Booking Notes
General Technical Information
Our Fire acts can be done indoors or outdoors, but must be located on flat ground and devoid of obstructions and carpeting. A perimeter will be established to keep the audience at a safe distance. Performances range from 2-15 minutes per set, depending on the prop, length of burn, and number of people involved. For every fire performer there should be one safety assistant. Safety materials include duvytene blanket and fire extinguisher. Firebreathing must have at least 13 feet of vertical clearance overhead.
Our Aerial performances can range from 4-10 minutes depending on apparatus and number of people involved. Performances may consist of climbing, dropping, swinging, spinning, acrobatics, partner holds, dancing, and like forms of movement. We will supply aerial apparatuses, spansets, carabiners, swivels, costumes, makeup, and any other props needed for the performance. The Client supplies structurally sound rigging point(s) rated at 1200 lbs. per performer in act and safe access to rigging (ladder, lift, crane). There will be an additional fee for portable rig rental in cases of the venue lacking adequate rigging requirements. (such as outdoors). At all times during the act described above, the performer is in contact with the apparatus (i.e. the silk bears weight while looped/knotted around the foot, body, leg(s) or arms) so the risk of a fall is very low. If any external circumstances (e.g. fireworks or inclement weather) dictate that the performer feels unsafe to perform a move or continue the act, he or she will not execute that move or will descend the apparatus carefully and immediately.
All of the relevant hanging equipment (slings, carabiners etc.) haves been tested and/or manufactured to a static load of performer's weight in kg x 5. Artist has been working as an aerialist for a minimum of 1 year without incident and has extensive aerial and technical experience with aerial apparatus and with rigging in general.
I. Rigging points must be located on structurally supports, such as I-beams, trussing, crossbeams, or crane, etc. and must be rated to 1200 lbs. of static load. Subject to prior approval with walk through by artist and/or ELECTROCUTE rigging staff. Rig and de-rig of the apparatus are carried out when there are no members of the public or event staff below the aerial working area.
II. If artist or ELECTROCUTE staff is rigging, safe access to rigging must be provided.
III. Some acts require a minimum of 5' diameter empty floor space around performer
IV. A heated dressing room or private changing area where members of the general public are not permitted, with access to restroom facilities, sink, mirror, adequate lighting and floor space in which to stretch and warm up. Water should be provided.
V. Stage lighting must be bright enough so that performer can see the ground and surroundings with which to orient him or herself in space.
VI. Performer reserves the right to have at least one member of support staff present of her own choosing, to assist with rigging and technical preparation, as well as a photographer/videographer present if permitted by contract.
VII. A power source sufficient to power at least one monitor speaker, mixers, and midi controllers must be provided.
VIII. A written contract signed by both artist and client outlining these and other terms is required before most performances.
Minimum rig height in venue from structural point to floor is 15’ Requires one rigging point.
Aerial Hoop (Lyra)
Minimum rig height in venue from structural point to floor is 13’ and with no less than 5’6 and no more than 6’ between base of hoop and ground. Requires one rigging point. Performers and/or ELECTROCUTE rigger will verify correct rigging on site.
Minimum rig height is 10’. Requires a minimum of one rig point. Rigger and Performer will direct rigging procedures for this apparatus on site.
Minimum rigging height is 15’. Height from ground to base of trapeze shall be no less than 5’6” and no more than 6’. Requires one point, or two points approx. 24-28” apart. Spansets may be wrapped around cushioned beams if carabiners cannot directly clip into installed rigging point. Floor area required is no less than 5’ diameter, with no obstructions near floor area.
|Amanda "spOoky" Mandalay||Creative Director|
|Hoopnosis||Aerialist, Hula Hooper, Glow Performer, Fire Performer|
|Mina Bear||Hula Hooper, Glow Performer, Fire Performer, Dancer, Acrobat|
|Adam Pyrate||Glow Performer, Fire Performer, Scarer|
|TeraByte||Glow Performer, Fire Performer, Dancer, Acrobat|
|Tilt||Pole Acrobat, Dancer, Masseuse|
|Liz Stargazer||Contortionist, Glow Performer, Fire Performer, Dancer|
|Luna Spitoonia||Sideshow, Aerialist, Hula Hooper, Dancer, Contortionist|
|Ben Kirsch||Aerialist, Chinese Pole, Clown, Juggler, Stiltwalker, Glow & Fire Performer, Face & Body Paint|
|Eyrie Twilight||Burlesque Ecdysiast, Show Producer|
|Danielle Blue||Face & Body Painter, Makeup Artist, Event Production Painter, Decor, Stage Manager|
|Raine||Pole Acrobat, Dancer|
|Konami Code||Aerialist, Pole Acrobat, Dancer, Ballerina, Masseuse|
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