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 …

Tutsday – Gina McGrath – Fans – Split/Opp 6 Petal Antispin

[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”] Hey guys! We are back with another installment of the Flow Arts Institute’s tutorial series, Tutsday! This week we have Gina McGrath, returning to show us some more Fan Anti-spin goodness.  Gina is a wonderful performer, …

Tutsdays| Juan Guardiola Toss to One Handed Catch [Poi ]

Greetings, fine people of the flow arts! We are back this week with a treat for you poi spinners out there! [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”] He has been traveling and teaching since the Summer of 2013, and in 2014, Juan …

Tutsdays | [Poi] Behind the Head No Beat Catch

[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”] Salutations!   I welcome you back to another edition of Tutsday, the weekly tutorial series brought to you by the Flow Arts Institute. This week, we have a treat for you poi spinners out there.  We …

Tutsdays: Marvin Ong Contact Club Chi Rolls and Spirals

[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 fine folks!  We are back again this week with another Tutsday! This time, we have the unbelievably talented Marvin Ong, or Grand Master Ong, of Master Ong’s Prop Shop.  Marvin is an amazing juggler and …

Tutsdays 8 Petal Antispin with Fans by Gina McGrath

[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”] Hey folks! It’s that time of the week again, it’s Tutsday, brought to you by the Flow Arts Institute. This week, we have a good friend of mine, the spectacular multiprop flow artist and teacher, Gina McGrath. Gina …