FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT AERIAL PERFORMANCES
Not sure about where, how and what Leyla can perform? Please have a look at the questions below.
Please contact her for any other queries or questions you might have.
WHAT ACTS DOES LEYLA PERFORM?
- Solo silks
- Duo silks
- Synchronised silks acts ( group)
- Solo aerial hoop
- Duo aerial hoop ( 2 performers, one hoop)
- Synchronised aerial hoop
- Aerial sphere (2 performers, one unique piece of aerial equipment)
- Spinning silks (2 performers, one unique piece of aerial equipment)
- Ambient aerial sets on silks, aerial hoop, trapeze, slings, aerial hammocks.
- Harness/ wire work
- Aerial bartenders - pouring the drink of your choice from; silks, hoop, aerial sphere of slings.
WHERE CAN LEYLA PERFORM AERIAL ACTS?
Leyla can perform aerial acts for Film, TV, Event entertainment, Corporate events, Launches, Gala's, Private Parties or as part of longer running productions all over the world. Leyla's credits include everything from Cruise lines to exclusive private parties in Luxury resorts. Leyla is happy to travel and her work has taken her to Brunei, Barbados, Istanbul, Thailand, The British Virgin Islands and many more.
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR AN AERIAL CIRCUS PERFORMANCE?
All aerial acts require one structural rigging point with a minimum load testing of 500kg. The minimum height varies for different acts. Please look at Technical for act specific requirements.
I AM PLANNING A BESPOKE EVENT, CAN LEYLA CHANGE HER ACTS?
Leyla is happy to create new choreography for her aerial circus acts to suit your event. She loves to make aerial performances for bespoke themes or events. She is always interested in trying out new ideas, so please get in touch if you have a bespoke entertainment enquiry.
WHAT MUSIC DOES LEYLA PERFORM TO?
Leyla can adapt her aerial performances, or create a new routine to any chosen track of music. She has pre existing acts to Moulin Rouge- Sparkling diamonds, The Flower duet, A 1920s Flapper act, Cabaret style, Latin style silks and many more.
IS LEYLA INSURED?
Leyla is a fully paid up member of Equity which gives her Public Liability insurance worldwide.
HOW MUCH DOES AN AERIAL ACT COST?
Prices vary depending on the act length, type of equipment used, amount of performers and type of show requested. Please contact Leyla to discuss individual performance costs.
DOES LEYLA SUPPLY HER OWN EQUIPMENT?
Leyla supplies her own silks ( red, white, black, blue), aerial hoops (white & black), aerial sphere ( metallic), Spinning silks & strops. Leyla can also supply rigging for her own aerial equipment which has been load tested and rated to the appropriate standards.
DOES LEYLA WORK ABROAD?
Leyla is available for International aerial performances and travels frequently abroad for one off events or longer extended contracts.
DOES LEYLA SUPPLY HER OWN COSTUMES?
Leyla has a wide variety of costumes for solo and duo acts. Leyla is also able to have bespoke costumes made upon request.
HOW FAR IN ADVANCE DO I NEED TO BOOK LEYLA TO PERFORM AERIAL?
Just contact Leyla for her availability, she is always happy to accommodate last minute enquiries.
HOW LONG ARE THE AERIAL CIRCUS ACTS?
An aerial act normally lasts around 5 minutes. An ambient aerial set or aerial bartending can last for between 10-15 minutes, with a few sets performed throughout an event or evening with breaks.
If you are looking for bespoke choreography or a longer show, please contact Leyla to discuss alternative options.
WHO DOES THE RIGGING?
Leyla recommends working with a qualified rigger and normally works with experienced circus riggers High Performance who have a wealth of technical knowledge.
WHO DOES LEYLA WORK WITH?
Leyla works as a solo performer, as part of aerial duo Starfiz and with a host of the best aerial performers in the UK to create tightly choreographed innovative and entertaining aerial performances.