ROLL UP ROLL UP! Zana Aerial Dance Academy proudly presents "Under The Big Top".
Zana Aerial Dance Academy are all about taking dance to the next level! With Silks, Trapeze, Lyra and Pole Dance, as well as acrobatics, and acro balance. Zana's amazing team of instructors are one of a kind, coming from gymnastic and dance backgrounds requires balance, strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, endurance and control, which is what they all possess.
"It is set to be a massive show and we are extremely excited about it." Zana Aerial Dance Academy
Through two glorious nights the instructors and students at Zana Aerial Dance Academy astounded us once again by getting back to their roots in one of their biggest recitals yet! On the 27th and 28th October 2017 the doors opened to reveal a wonderland oasis full of showgirls, clowns, strongman, freaks, acrobats, contortionists, bearded ladies and even Charlie Chaplin made an appearance. WOW!
The smell of popcorn filled the air amongst the gasp of excitement and wonder from the entering crowd.
"As you walk in, your automatically filled with excitement and anticipation. Watching all the talented students perform their routines makes you want to give it a go, a friendly and supportive network of friends are now family" - CEO of Vigorous Array Jessica Keller
Tanya Shaw (top) Jacqui Dwyer (left) and Katrina Shaw (right).
Emceeing the crazy circus was this dynamic duo, a beautiful travelling gypsy, Coralie Malcolm and a sassy ring master, Robert Jeffery Brown. Together they made the crowd laugh and cheer as beauty and sass are a match made in heaven.
"Thank you to the two best MC'S in the world! #dynamicduo #dreamteam
And for all the behind the scenes help!" - Owner and Instructors at Zana Aerial Dance Academy Heather and Tanya
As the entertainment began, Zana never failed to show us what they could really do. Student after student showcased routines polished to perfection, slippery poles and tangled silks weren't stopping them, their students pushed through and wouldn't let minor mishaps ruin their routines. Showing us that the team at Zana teach their students to never give up even in the lime light!
Jessica Webster Zana Aerial Dance Academy
Throughout the night the entertainment never stopped, in true Zana fashion, during the short intermission the girls played some fun and games with the audience, giving participants the chance to win once of many prizes up for grabs. A voucher to Vigorous Array and a free term at Zana Aerial Dance Academy! Just to name a few.
Whilst the activities where underway guests were free to stretch their legs, top up their drinks and mingle with the performers before taking their seats for the second half of the night, with no disappointment from our emcees for the evening the beautiful travelling gypsy, Coralie Malcolm and a sassy ring master, Robert Jeffery Brown.
Amy Ghioni Zana Aerial Dance Academy
As the night drew to a close the crowd weren't ready to leave yet. Closing the show with a bang the Zana team didn't disappoint, showing off their acro skills effortlessly in perfect circus style.
A truly unforgettable night for students, instructors and guests under the big top. By the end evening gifts where given out to all students, a portrait of the night to remind them how far they've come and what they can accomplish with hard work and support.
From Left Rebecca Turnbull, Heather Shaw, Robert Jeffery Brown, Tanya Shaw and Ashleigh McDonald
Special thanks where given out to all who attended, guests, instructors, music and lighting, sponsors with an ultra special thank you to the amazing instructors.
"Thank you so much for our beautiful flowers Robert Jeffery Brown! You and all our performers sure know how to make us feel super special!" - Zana Aerial Dance Academy Heather and Tanya
With the night finally over guests, students and instructors headed home with a memory that will last a life time, who knows when Under The Big Top will return? I guess we'll have to wait and see.
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