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Arachne Aerial Arts


Combining the artistry of dance with the drama of aerial acrobatics, Arachne Aerial Arts specializes in high impact duo performance for theaters, museums, galleries and events. The DC-based company performs from rafters throughout the region and has received praise from critics, clients and audiences alike, including awards from Metro DC Dance and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Co-directors Andrea Burkholder and Sharon Witting began flying together in 2000 and have continued their intensive training at the New England Center for Circus Arts with Elsie Smith and Serenity Smith Forchion, former members of Cirque du Soleil. When not on stage, the company offers special workshops and ongoing aerial instruction for students of all abilities at Joe's Movement Emporium in Mt Rainier, MD

Artist Statement/Focus

As a founding member of Arachne Aerial Arts, and as a professional dancer and choreographer since 1996, Andrea seeks to collaborate with artists of various mediums to create work that speaks more deeply to herself as well as the larger audience. By teaching the basics of her art form to others and by more deeply exploring movement on and off the ground, with set, music, video, sculpture Andrea hopes to bring performing arts to a wide range of people, so that they may recognize the beauty of art and movement in their daily lives.

E-mail andrea@arachneair.com
Phone 301-779-4842
Web Links Website
Location Joe's Movement Emporium
3309 Bunker Hill Rd
Mount Rainier
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Entry Added ByAndrea Burkholder | Entry #307

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