Upcoming Workshops!

Summer Workshops at Agora Arts

Join us for our Summer Workshops at Agora Arts in Ferndale, MI - Each workshop will span 2 weeks and cover a multitude of new and interesting movements, transitions, conditioning, and techniques.

Wednesday Nights:
6:15-7:45 - Aerialbatics
6:15-7:45 - Hammock 3
7:45-9:15 - Trapeze2/3
7:45-9:15 - Silks 3

June: 6/19, 6/26
July: 7/17,7/24
August: 8/14,8/21

Agora Arts
648 E 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, Michigan 48220

questions: info@tgoecircus.com

Contortion Workshop with Taylor Aquino
Wednesday, February 20th - 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Bend it don’t break it. Contortion is a challenging yet rewarding discipline; it requires strengthening and stretching. This 90 minute workshop will go over everything you need to get started on your contortion and flexibility journey. Prerequisite: Anyone regardless of flexibility can take this workshop.

Ages 12 and up


6:30 - 8:00 PM

Great Lakes Kids Energy Zone
925 N Lapeer Rd Suite 318
Oxford, Michigan 48371

Purchase class and then sign up for class on Feb, 20th @ 6:30 PM

586-738-0138 or info@tgoecircus.com

Thursdays - 6:45 - 7:45 PM
Advanced Silks with Emily LeMieux

Advanced Silks:
6:00 - 7:15pm

PREREQ: Students are expected to be training at least 2-3x per week to maintain the strength and stamina necessary for this workshop. Bring extra layers to protect your body, such as a long sleeve shirt, extra leggings, and socks with the toes cut out.

  • Mastery of all Beginner and Intermediate Silks prereqs

  • Mastery of at least 2 climbs, in addition to basic (French) & Russian (with at least one inverted climb)

  • Mastery of at least two ways into X back

  • Multiple inversions in air

  • Solid hip key in the air

  • Dancer wrap foot locks

  • S wrap

  • Ability to remain in the air for at least 4 minutes

  • Ability to hang by hands (straight or bent arm) for 20 seconds

  • Demonstrated ability/willingness to listen to and follow instructor directions

Meet Your Instructor!
Emily is a multidisciplinary artist, Head Aerial Instructor at Agora Arts, and Co-Founder of The Greatest of Ease Circus troupe, best known for crafting memorable characters and for her whimsical and ethereal performance style. Emily has been defying gravity for almost a decade, weaving skill and strength and style between ceiling ribbons, having completed rigorous Teacher Training with Paper Doll Militia and trained with seasoned circus performers, throughout the United States and abroad. Her rich history in dance (ballet, jazz, etc.) and competitive cheer inspire her instruction, which focuses on form, injury prevention, character development and authentic expression.

The Ann Arbor Aviary
2875 Boardwalk Dr., Suite A
Ann Arbor, Mi 48105

Thursdays - 7:45 - 8:45 PM
Int/Adv Hammock with Emily LeMieux

Thursdays — 12/6-1/10
7:15 - 8:30PM


  • Pull over

  • Invert from stand

  • Front and back body balance

  • Hock hang (single knee)

  • Demonstrated ability/willingness to listen to and follow instructor directions

The Ann Arbor Aviary
2875 Boardwalk Dr., Suite A
Ann Arbor, Mi 48105