Currently specializing in Aerial Silks (Fabrics) and Dance Trapeze Choreography for stage group performance and Solo acts for Corporate events such as Balls, Holidays parties, also Birthday Parties, Weddings, and Community Festivals. I also specialize in Figure Skating and Stilt walking on Pegs and Jumping Stilts. A can create a single act or improvise for an ambient environment or create a full length show for your event.
Price Range: $600-$2500
Gig Length: 5 - 7 minutes
Insurance: up to $3,000,000 - I have Full Speciality Insurance Coverage.
What to Expect
During my performances, the audience will enjoy a combination of grace, flow and dynamic aerial movements. I have worked hard to show interesting transitions combined with difficult skills. My performance can be a choreographed routine or just ambient to musical selection played by a event dj or band. My partner and I have also created full length shows great for kids and adults a like!
NINA CHARITY, Artistic Director of Baltimore Aerial Dance (BAD) and RAW Baltimore's Performing Artist of 2012, grew up as a competitive Figure Skater in Columbia, Md, due to the nature of the sport she was required to take dance classes to better her grace and athleticism. Soon after she enrolled in the University of Maryland Dance program where she obtained a BA in Dance. After graduation to continue dancing she discovered the art of Aerial Dance. By working with Air Dance Bernasconi for a little over 6 years, under the direction of Jayne Bernasconi, she was able to explore the ability to fly through the air gracefully. Her training and performance experiences include the Aerial Dance Festival in Boulder, CO where she performed along side of Elsie and Serenity Smith, Nancy Smith, & Fred Deb. For little over a year now she has been directing Aerial classes and Performances as the Artistic Director of Baltimore Aerial Dance, this program took over the former classes taught by Jayne Bernasconi. Along with her teaching endeavor at Coppermine Field House, she completed her work with a program that supports Michelle Obama's obesity initiative, in which she performs her Aerial Fabric Act for elementary school age children in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. On the time she isn't flying through the air, she is employed by The Baltimore County Department of Aging where she trains and teaching Senior Citizens how to effectively and safely exercise at 11 different Baltimore County Senior Fitness Centers.
Past Booked Events
|September 22, 2015||Corporate Event|
|October 03, 2014||Convention|
|March 09, 2014||Other|
|Kelly Jo Stull||Aerial Partner|
I-Beams for rigging
Space for freestanding rig
At least 17ft for height
Recent review: The Strolling table and handler were early to prepare and ready for the job. They were easy to…
Recent review: I saw Shelly at a work conference in Washington DC. Outstanding performances and very talented.…
Recent review: I hired Erin’s company a month out from my clients’ wedding and she came in and provided…