Leyla Rees

Leylarees@gmail.com

+44 (0) 7852988204

Please contact Leyla for availability and prices.

8 Battledean Rd
London, N5 1UZ
United Kingdom

07852988204

Leyla is an international circus artist and dancer. She specialises in aerial performance on silks, hoop, wire work and dance. Providing tightly choreographed routines ideal for corporate events, weddings, theatre shows, product launches and large scale events. 

 

Technical

Leyla Rees's aerial performances can either be rigged from a venue's existing infrastructure, or the hire of a freestanding rig may be required.

More specific technical requirements available upon request as well as risk assessments for individual locations and events.

Not sure if your venue can support an aerial act, please get in touch and we can discuss alternative options.  Leyla recommends using experienced circus riggers, High Performance rigging. 

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

Aerial acts can either be rigged from a venue's existing infrastructure, or the hire of a freestanding rig may be required.

More specific technical requirements available upon request as well as risk assessments for individual locations and events.

Not sure if your venue can support an aerial act, please get in touch and we can discuss alternative options. 

 

BASIC RIGGING REQUIREMENTS 

SOLO SILKS

  • One structural rigging point load minimum 500kg per point
  • minimum height 4.5m (between the rigging point and the ground / stage)

  • minimum clear space surrounding the silks from top to bottom 3m diameter


SYNCHRONISED SILKS

  • Structural rigging point load minimum 500kg per point
  • Minimum height 4.5m (between the rigging point and the ground / stage)

  • Minimum clear space surrounding silks 3m diameter

 


SOLO HOOP

  • Structural rigging point load minimum 500kg per point
  • Minimum height 4.5m (between the rigging point and the ground / stage)

  • Minimum clear space surrounding the hoop from top to bottom 2.5m diameter


SYNCHRONISED HOOP 

  • Structural rigging point load minimum 500kg per point
  • Minimum height 3m (between the rigging point and the ground / stage)

  • Minimum clear space surrounding hoop 4m diameter
  • Minimum space between hoops 1.5 m

DUO AERIAL HOOP  (two performers on one piece of equipment):

  • One point load tested to minimum 1 tonne

  • Minimum height 3.5m (between rigging point and ground / stage)

  • Minimum clear space surrounding hoop 4m diameter

 

 


SPINNING SILKS (two performers on one piece of equipment):

  • One point load tested to minimum 1 tonne
  • Minimum height 6m (between rigging point and ground / stage)

  • Minimum clear area of 4.5m diameter from the centre of the rigging point, from ground / stage level to 5m


AERIAL SPHERE (two performers on one piece of equipment):

  • One point load tested to minimum 1 tonne

  • Minimum height 4.3m (between rigging point and ground / stage)

  • Minimum clear area of 4 diameter from the centre of the rigging point


 

Rigging points should be clear of sharp or hot objects, electricity cables and gas pipes.

Access to the rigging points should be provided by venue's / client's ladder, cherry picker or overhead walkways.

Leyla can recommend or provide a rigger where required. 

Performances above 10m height require us to wear a harness.