Rebecca is an acclaimed aerial acrobat, contortionist, & performance artist whose unique and refined style is rooted in ballet, modern dance, gymnastics, circus arts, acrobatics, & theater. Rebecca recently won the 2016 Cirque Sport US National Championships in the professional Lyra division. Her passion for performance was sparked early on & has been performing for over 20 years. Rebecca's acts transform events into an extraordinary, memorable experience, by dazzling & inspiring audiences. Also she directs Aerial Muse Collective; which represents the most talented, unique, & fresh circus acts in the NW. Whether you seek individual or multiple acts, she has the very best for you.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 10 - 90 minutes
Languages: English, Spanish
Insurance: $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 – We have liability insurance through Specialty Insurance Agency ((link hidden)) This covers: Each Occurrence: $3,000,000 (bodily injury & property damage to others) Damage to Rental Premises: $300,000 to rented premises Personal & Advertising Injury: $3,000,000 General Aggregate: $5,000,000 (the most the policy will pay out during the policy year) Products - Completed Op. Agg.: $5,000,000 (the most the policy will pay out during the policy year) Medical Expenses: $5,000 (emergency medical to others injured by us).
What to Expect
Based in Portland Oregon and available for travel, Rebecca is bookable for almost any type of event including but not limited to theatrical productions, community events, festivals, holiday parties, birthday parties, training workshops, children’s events, and corporate events. A portable rig is available for outside events or venues without suitable mounting points. Rebecca’s available acts are: Aerial hoop (Lyra), aerial silks, hand-balancing, contortion, dance, and acrobatics that can be either ambient or choreographed pieces.
With extensive experience in event planning, coordination, production, costume and set design, Rebecca can assist in all steps of the process of building extraordinary events. As the director of the up and coming circus entertainment group: Aerial Muse Collective, she is able to provide referrals for additional talent including multiple aerialists, hoopers, stilt walkers, fire dancers, poi dancers, hand balancers, make-up artists, henna artists, acro stunters, musicians, belly dancers, and jugglers.
Do you have an event coming up and want to make it amazing but don’t know where to start? Rebecca can help envision concepts and themes with recommendations for lighting, staging, music, props, costumes, and entertainment. For more information please visit theaeralmuse dot com.
Rebecca Palmer is an aerialist, dancer, actress, and model based in the Portland Oregon area and recently won the Cirque Sport International US championships on the Lyra. Her strong foundation in ballet, ballroom dance, gymnastics, and theater arts is evident in the quality of her movement which sets her apart as a performer. She has competed at US nationals in multiple sports, worked with Olympic coaches, completed prestigious training programs, performed internationally, and teaches aspiring aerialists in the Northwest. With over 20 years of training, competition, and performance, Rebecca’s technical skills, expressiveness, and stage presence captivates, inspires, and amazes her audience. Rebecca lives for the moments of achievement that only comes with the development of strength and mental clarity that she has found in aerial arts and dance, and loves the ethereal experience of performing for an audience.
Additional Booking Notes
Contortion Act: 5x5 feet minimum of floor space, raised platform or stage is ideal.
Aerial Acts: Provided the ceilings are at least 12ft, we can rig anywhere with a suitable hardpoint. To rig in existing structures, an attachment point such as a weight bearing support beam, trussing, I-beam, eye hook, etc. that can support at least to 2000 lbs is required. For a dynamic aerial show, we recommend floor to ceiling heights of at least 15ft but we can work with lower riggings. Portable rigging may also be provided upon request for an additional cost for outdoor venues or indoor venues without a suitable attachment point. This rig requires a minimum height clearance of 12ft with 9x13ft of unobstructed ground area, and up to a 22ft height clearance with 18x21ft ground area. The standard setup and will provide the aerialist with an 18ft rigging height and can allow for exciting aerial performances almost anywhere. We can also rig from large trees with sturdy horizontal spreading branches, gazebos, bridges, and most weight bearing structures. Aerial Muse Collective will arrange a site visit for any venues without previous aerial performance to evaluate rigging requirements.
Other Acts: Please inquire
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