Contortion

  • We are a school offering recreational circus classes to youth and adults and we are members of ACE/AYCO.

  • Acrobatica Infinti Circus is Chicago’s first and only nerd circus, featuring an all-star cast of performance artists, including contortionists, trapeze artists, jugglers, acrobats and more. This modern-day mashup combines traditional circus performance within the context of contemporary CosPlay, Sci-Fi and ComiCon culture. It’s comedy. It’s spectacle. It’s fandom in the extreme. We’ve let our inner […]

  • Panni Speirs, owner/director of Flexibility Plus Institute of America, is a Traveling Pro for most parts, teaching her flexibility and/or contortion workshops in Dance Studios, Cheer leading Clubs, Tennis and Figure skating centers, Pole Fitness Studios and the likes. She also teaches classes at her Rochester, NY studio.

  • Betsy Shuttleworth owns and operates Dance Extensions Performing Arts Center (DEPAC) in Canonsburg, PA.  Something that sets DEPAC apart from the many dance studios in their area is their contortion training program.  The contortionists who perform separately are called “Belle Lignes”. Betsy has been training contortionists for 15 years and teaching dance for 25.