Aerialist | Clowns | Magicians | Contortionist | Jugglers | Balancers | Acrobats... etc. For Hire

Sarah Scheunhage

Performance Experience Highlights

Allure of The Seas, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Cast 4 Aug 2012-May 2013
Acrobat and Aerialist in Oceanaria, Aquatheatre Production
Acrobat and Aerialist in Blue Planet, Amber Theatre Production
Aerial Co-ordinator for Blue Planet, Oceanaria, Let Me Entertain You

Oasis of The Seas, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Casts 3, 4, 5 Sept 2010-Aug 2012
Starring Role as “The Dream Maiden” and Aerialist/Acrobat in Oasis of Dreams, Aqua Theatre Production
Acrobat and Bungee Artist in Come Fly With Me, Opal Theatre Production

2010 Winter Olympics Vancouver Feb-March 2010
Silk Artist and Character, over 80 performances on the Samsung stage with The Underground Circus

Disco Cirque, Confederation Centre For The Arts, May-Sept 2009
Cirque Choreographer in charge of creation of acts and the safety and teaching of 6 dancers on silk/hoop
Featured Solo Silk and Static Trapeze Artist

Anne Of Green Gables, Confederation Centre For The Arts May-Sept 2009
Played the role of “Prissy Andrews” in Canada’s longest running musical

Adam and Eve Hotel and Resort in Antalya, Turkey Aug-Oct 2008
Solo Silk and Duo Silk Swing Artist, Acro-Dance Duo, performing over the World’s Longest Bar
Performed aerial acts up to 80 feet high

That Dance Show, Saltance Productions June-July 2008
Special Guest Silk Artist and Dancer

The Royal Flush, Fallsview Casino and Resort, Niagara Falls May-Aug 2006
Starring Role as The Queen, Silk Artist and Stiltwalker

Dalion International Fashion Festival, China Oct 2006
Duo Silk Artist, flown 50 feet high and across a football field while performing act

Pendulum Touring Show with Cirque Sublime May-Nov 2005
Silk Trio, Chinese Pole Artist, and Dancer, National Canadian Tour2

The Necklace, Theatre Production with The Underground Circus 2004
Silk Trio, Triceau Duo (triple hoop), Dancer

Aerialist/Acrobat/Dancer in following venues:
theatre/corporate/private/ festivals/niteclub/hotels/circus companies 2001-2009

Sample Client List:

  • Hotel Niteclub, Kentucky, USA
  • MAC/Viva Glam Fashion Cares
  • Chocolate Salsa Pleasure Party
  • GoDanceMambo
  • Steam Whistle Brewery New Years Eve Celebration
  • Vancouver First Night Celebration
  • The Society Exclusive Culture Club
  • Toronto Harbourfront Special Events
  • Chandelle Productions & Promotions
  • Bata Shoe Museum, 25th Anniversary
  • Rogers Media
  • Toyota
  • Toronto Raptors Half-time Entertainment
  • Toronto Niteclubs: Republik / Lucid / Ultra / The Guvernment
  • Zero Gravity Circus
  • Pendulum Aerial Dance Theatre
  • Suspended Animation Circus
  • A2D2
  • SheVISIONS Entertainment

TV / Film / Print Credits

Commercial- Clover Leaf, Blink Pictures
SOC, Dancing Office Woman

Commercial- Disco Cirque, Moses Media
Silk Artist, Dancer, and Gymnast

Movie- Reefer Madness, Produced by Showtime starring Neve Campbell and Alan Cummings
SOC, Dancer

TV- King Kaboom, Episode 7 and 11
SOC, Silk Artist and Acro- Dancer

TV- Ms Fitness World 2003, FOX Sports
Top 10 Featured Athlete

Print- VIKA Spas
Triple Hoop Artist3

Training / Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Dance Major, Simon Fraser University, School for the Contemporary Arts
Dance Diploma, Grant MacEwan College, contemporary dance
MainDance, Artist in Residency Program, contemporary dance
National Competitive Gymnast, Falcon Gymnastics School, Member of Team BC
Toronto School of Circus Arts
The Underground School of Circus Arts, studied under Peter Boulanger and Ninon Parent of Cirque du Soleil
Linda Raino School of Dance, contemporary dance
Island Dance Studio, jazz dance
Deborah Judt School of Dance, ballet

Circus Training in:

  • Solo silk
  • Duo silk
  • Hammock silk
  • Silk Swing (original apparatus)
  • Hoop
  • Static and Dance Trapeze
  • Trampoline
  • Hand to Hand
  • Bungee
  • Skyladder (original apparatus)
  • Triceau (Triple Hoop, original apparatus)
  • Chinese Pole
  • Acro-Dance

Certificates and Awards

  • D&R Rigging & Safety, Rigging Fundamentalsfor Circus
  • PADI, SCUBA Open Water Certified Diver
  • BCRPA Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor
  • NCCP Level 1 Coaching, gymnastics module
  • Valid 1st Aid/CPR

Maud Whitmore Scholarship Recipient from the Confederation Centre for the Arts– monetary award to create
an original act in the circus arts, Completed act- The Silk Swing

Additional Info

  • Performer Skills: Aerial Hammock, Aerial Hoops (Lyra), Aerial Silk, Aerial Static Trapeze, Chinese Pole Acrobatic, Hand 2 Hand Balancing, Free-Standing Lyra
  • Act Type: Single Act, Duo Act
  • Available For: Anniversary(celebration of Marriage years), Birthday Parties, Charity, Christmas, Clubs, Concerts, Corporate Affairs/ Events, Costume Party, Cruise Ships, Dances Parties, Fundraisers, Grand Openings, Hoiliday, Kids Parties, Masquerade Party, New Year’s Eve Party, Private Parties/Events, Street fairs / Festivals, Advertising, Award Banquets, Commercials, Film, Product Launches, Promotions, Store Promotions, Tradeshows, TV, Video, Casinos
  • Language(s): English

  • Country: Canada
  • City / Region: Vancouver, Toronto, British Columbia, Victoria
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  • Will Travel?: Yes

  • Phone: 210-527-4272
  • Phone #2: 250-857-1785
  • Instagram: therising_circus


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