ABIGAIL ROSE

BIO

Abigail Rose trained in multiple circus disciplines in New Zealand,  discovering a passion for creativity and physical challange. She was trained by Deborah Pope on Swinging Trapeze in New Zealand and then continued her training across Canada to New York USA.

She has spent the past 8 years performing aerials across the Southern Hemisphere and running workshops in multiple schools and outreach programmes in Western Australia and South Africa.

More recently performing at the Glastonbury Performing Arts Festival in the United Kingdom.

She specialises in Aerial Rope and Double Trapeze and has been working for Zip Zap Circus in South Africa on multiple projects for the past year.

She has worked with many talented artists and producers including Deborah Pope, Theaker Von Ziarno, Amy Ell, Laurence Esteve, Emiliano Ron, Alex Allen, Chantal Mc Cormick and Dawn Pascoe.

More recently working at the International Irish Aerial Dance Festival, Barcelona Rope Meeting and the Frence Aerial Dance Festival (2019).

Abigail now resides in New Zealand where she performs, builds community circus and continues to teach.

Her acts will capture you through beauty and strength on the Corde Lisse and Trapeze. Taking many forms they will amaze any audience.

 

 

Aerial Teaching:

2020

2019

Arrowtown Kids Circus, NZ

Irish Aerial Dance Festival

Barcelona Rope Meeting

Alexandra Blossom Festival, NZ

2018

Remote Western Australia Tour.

Rural Community Festivals: 

The Gascoyne in May

2017

Founder/creator/director of Arrowtown Kids Circus, NZ

Western Australian Circus Festival

2016

Circulation Festival, Dunedin, NZ

Queenstown Aerial Studio, NZ

Dunedin Aerials, NZ

Dust Palace, New Zealand

Wellington Circus Hub, NZ

 

2015

Zip Zap Circus School, South Africa

Khayaleitsha, Capetown, South Africa

Irish Aerial Dance Festival, Ireland

Western Australian Circus Festival 

Cirquest School, Western Australia

Canarvon Community, Australia

Perth Outreach Workshops

 

2014

Western Australian Acadamy of Performing Arts

Alice Springs Community Circus

 

2013

Rwancda, Africa Community Outreach

 

2012

Broome Community, Western Australia

Wellington Circus Trust, NZ

 

2010

ClubMed Bali Indonesia

Performances / Shows:

2020

2019

Crane Show NYE, NZ

LUMA Light Festival, NZ

Arrowtown Autumn Festival, NZ

2018

The Blues for the Bush, Western Australia

Auckland Fringe Festival with Kalideo Company

Dunedin Fringe Festival, NZ

 

2017

Rhythm Alps Wanaka, NZ

Mullum Circus Festival, Gold Coast

Queenstown Winter Festival, NZ

Kids Festival, Perth, Australia

Western Australian Circus Festival

Hokitika WildFoods festival, NZ

2016

Circulation Festival, Dunedin, NZ

Queenstown Bungy, New Zealand

TSB Arena, Wellington, New Zealand

Queenstown Memorial Centre, NZ

2015

Glastonbury Performing Arts Festival, UK

Zip Zap Circus, South Africa

International Irish Aerial Dance Festival, Ireland

Belfast Harbour Event, Northern Ireland

Western Australian Circus Festival

 

2014

Wellington New Zealand TSB Arena

Alice Springs Festival, Central Australia 

Joondalup Festival, Australia

South Perth Fiesta, Australia 

Western Australian Circus Festival

 

2013

Perth Convention Cente 

Perth ANEX100 

Perth Convention Centre 

City Farm, Perth 

Tepapa Museum, New Zealand 

Tasmania Circus Festival, Australia 

 

2007 - 2012

Perth CDB 

City Farm, Perth 

Joondalup Festival, Western Australia 

Western Australian Circus Festival 

Club Med Bali, Indonesia 

Underground Circus, Whistler, Canada

Circus Proms with TheWellington Orchestra, NZ

Aerial Training:

ROPE
DUO TRAPEZE
DANCE TRAPEZE

SILKS :

 

2017

Mullum Circus Training Festival, AU

The Circus Centre, Western Australia (Helene Embling - Rope )

 

2016

Wellington Circus Trust, New Zealand (Deborah Pope - Swinging Trapeze)

 

2015

ZipZap School, Capetown, South Africa

Barcelona Central Cirque, Spain (Emiliano Ron - Rope)

Irish Aerial Dance Festival, Ireland (Rachel Strickland - Rope)

Katakomben, Berlin, Germany

Winterthus School, Zurich, Switzerland (Jenny Richie - Rope)

Dublin, Ireland (Esther Slanzi - Rope)

Cork School, Ireland

Bristol Circomedia, UK

 

2014

Western Australian Circus Festival (Luzia Bonilla - Rope)

 

2013

Tasmania Circus Festival, Tasmania, Australia (Alex Allen - Rope, Shannon Grey - Dance Trapeze)

 

2012

Western Australian Circus Festival

2010

ClubMed Bali, Indonesia (flying, double trapeze, lyra)         

2009

Trapeze School New York (flying trapeze)

Espana Streb, New York (flying trapeze)

Atlantic Cirque, Halifax (trampoline,cloudswing)

Ecole de cirque de Quebec (flying trapeze)

Trapezium Montreal (flying trapeze)

 

2008

Underground Circus, Vancouver (acrobatics, silks)

Circus West, Vancouver (swinging trapeze)

Vancouver Circus School (swinging trapeze, spanish web)

 

2007

Wellington Circus Trust