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The Earth spoke to me in my trance. "I am soaring aimlessly though space... alone in the universe. Just like you." That is when I knew I was a planet.

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About


About


Petra Delarocha is an aerialist, contortionist, visual artist, and a psychic! Her unique movement style fuses transitional contortion, energetic levity, and super sonic spinning. She is recognized for her relaxed fluidity countered by powerful dynamism during a performance which mimics her collected, yet suddenly energetic personality off stage. Her commitment to a character is unparalleled, and she enjoys designing works specifically to fit within the theme of a show. Petra excels at creating original choreography and she works hard to yield polished and creative routines. She wrestles her heightened sensitivity by producing powerful stories, both with movement and visual art, that express her experience as a creative conduit. She is based in Portland, OR where she works as a freelance performer, aerial instructor, face painter, psychic reader, and runs her own performance company: Prismagic

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Resume


Petra Delarocha

5’4”, Language: English

503.957.3668

petra.delarocha@gmail.com

www.petradelarocha.com

 

Special Skills

aerial hoop, contortion, doubles for aerial, fabric, static trapeze, clowning, tarot reading, face painting, Dance: ballet, modern, tap

 

Performance Experience

Night Flight Aerial (Portland, OR): aerial hoop, fabric, contortion ~ 2011-present

Prismagic (Portland, OR): aerial hoop, contortion, living statue ~ 2014-present

The Steep and Thorny Way to Heaven (Portland, OR): aerial hoop, contortion, fabric ~ 2014-present

Events Unlimited (Portland, OR): face painting, tarot reading, caricature artist ~ 2016-present

Psychic Elements: tarot reading & psychic advice ~ 2015-present

Curious Comedy Theater's “Flying Fruitcake” (Portland, OR): aerial hoop ~ 2014-2016

Girl Circus (Veneta, OR): aerial hoop ~ July 2012, July 2014

AMP Theater (Portland, OR): aerial hoop, doubles trapeze, fabric ~ 2012-2013

The Circus Project (Portland, OR): aerial hoop ~2008-2009

 

Education

Portland State University ~ Bachelors Degree in Art Studies & Dance ~ 2007-2011

The Circus Project ~ At Risk Intensive Training Program ~ 2008-2009

Jefferson High School Dance Program ~ 2002-2003

da Vinci Arts Middle School Dance Program ~ 1998-2002

 

References

Gemma Adams and Stephanie Lopes, Founders of Night Flight Aerial 503.780.6996

Daniela Steiner, Aerial Coach & Mentor 503.504.6038

Howard Patterson, Founder of Flying Karamazov Brothers 503.975.2569

Megan Skye Hale, Owner at The Steep and Thorny Way to Heaven 503.757.4486