Undercutting Performers by Tina Lee. Photo by Sergio Zuniga.

If undercutting was an issue before COVID-19, what’s going to happen post pandemic?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about life in the performing arts business post pandemic, imagining the possible trends, and whether or not undercutting would become worse. During the 2018-2019 school year, I took a sabbatical from teaching high school English to be a performer full time. It was an incredible year, and I learned a lot of valuable lessons. …

FAI Instructor of the Month: June 2016

Congratulations to Wolf Bukiet, and Frank RopeDart Hatsis for being chosen as FAI’s Instructors of the month! Wolf: Tell Us A Little About Yourself. I grew up in New York City. After I graduated college, I spent two years in South America making jewelry and learning to spin fire. I spent the next eight years traveling. Today, I live in Brooklyn where …

Tutsdays | Dragon Staff Shoulder Roll w/ Gonzo

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] We’re back again with another installment of tutsdays. This week, we bring you a sweet move from one of our November Instructors of the Month, Gonzo. This trick is a shoulder roll with a dragon staff. …

November Instructors of the Month | Morgan Goldberg & Gonzo

Morgan Goldberg & Gonzo [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”]   Morgan Goldberg:   Morgan started performing and training circus arts as a child at Wavy Gravy’s circus and performing arts camp, Camp Winnarainbow. Her focus included aerials, acrobatics, theater and dance. Morgan continued her …

Tutsdays: Spin Fans like a Dragon

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Greetings flowmies!  It is time, yet again, for the Flow Arts Institute’s weekly tutorial series, Tutsday! This week, we have the incredible fan twirling extraordinaire, Corey White teaching us how to roll a Fan like a …

FAI Tutsdays: Dragon Staff Chi Roll to Jesus

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Krisstina Hawks from Ninja Pyrate brings us a breakdown of the Chi Roll to Jesus dragon staff move. Take the staff with your left hand and place it on your right shoulder letting it pendulum over your shoulders. …