April Ananda Bliss is the ring mistress of Bliss Circus, creatrix, and instructor. With ten years of experience of performance in the circus arts around the world and 7 years experience organizing circus events and gatherings, her goal is to share the joy and bliss of circus and build the circus community stronger where ever she goes. She is also a bodyworker and herbalist, her knowledge of the body combined with the many years of training, studying, and working with movement in circus arts has provided her with an encyclopedia of information she is happy to share with her students.
He works as a teacher for professional and amateur circus school with: ‘Scuola di Cirko Vertigo’, ‘Accademia Materiaviva’, ‘UP circus school’, ‘Piccola scuola di circo di Milano’, ‘Spazio NU’
For a few years now he has been offering his ‘Rope & Roll workshop’ in different circus schools and aerial camps, proposing technical and research work on Corde lisse, Silks and aerial Straps.
He has obtained the BIAC (Brevet d’Initiation aux Arts du Cirque) issued by the French FFEC,
certifying his teaching of circus arts for amateurs and professionals.
His repertoire is constantly evolving, exploring and mixing the Rope, Silks and Straps technique, searching for the various links between them and using dance and movement quality as a staple.
Aisling ní Cheallaigh is an Irish aerialist homegrown and hand reared by a conglomerate of companies and coaches including Fidget Feet Aerial Dance, Ether Productions and Taking Flight. She delights in flight and movement and while she specialises in aerial hoop she is also an expert dabbler in Rope, Fabric and Doubles Trapeze. She has recently started the serious discipline of being hit in the head with a Cyr Wheel. She has traveled far and wide performing with various companies and has so far landed in Australia, The US, Canada, Asia, Scandinavia and Europe. She is free range, organic and corn fed.