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Flying Trapeze Classes During PIFA

Events. At University Of The Arts , 313 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA. United states.

Thursday March 28 2013, 9:00am until April 27 2013, 9:00am


Fly School Circus Arts returns to the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) with “Daringly High” outdoor flying trapeze lessons. Adults and children (ages 6 and up) (up to 250 lbs) are invited to celebrate the empowerment, confidence and freedom found in doing the unexpected. Outdoor rigging, reaching 25 feet in the air, will be set up in the University of the Arts empty parking lot between Spruce and Pine streets. Each two hour class is geared to the individual, the first time student orthe seasoned returning flyer. 

Daily between Thursday, March 28- Saturday, April 27, 2013
Four times per day 9:00am, 11:30am, 4:30pm, 7:00pm

Classes filling fast, reserve now! 
TICKET LINK -> http://pifa.org/events/39


Fly School celebrates the “If You Had a Time Machine…” theme by jetting back to October 30th, 1965, when model Jean Shrimpton shocked the Australian establishment by attending Derby Day, a significant horse racing event in Melbourne, wearing a mini dress with a considerably higher hemline than was acceptable in Australian society. In doing so, she brought global attention to the fashion revolution already underway in Europe, one that was changing the landscape of women's fashion from one of maternal imitation to one of individuality, empowerment, and youthful domination.

During lessons, students of various ages and abilities will soar through the air on a full-scale flying rig. Students will learn all the techniques of this art form – including take-off from the platform, the swing, the transfer to the catcher, and the drop to the net. Classes are open to students six years old and up. The weight limit is 250 lbs. All participants will be fully harnessed in the air. Some weather conditions may be a cause for rescheduling by the instructors. Cancellation is at the discretion of the instructors. Rescheduling, ticket exchanges and refunds will be handled by the Kimmel Center box office. 

Follow our PIFA journey on Twitter at @flyschoolcircus and visit our website www.flyschoolcircusarts.com