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MAIA ADAMS 

510.926.2681

MAIA@AERIALARTIQUE.COM 

5'3"

115lbs

Eyes: Hazel

Hair: Light Brown

SPECIALTY SKILLS

Aerial:  fabric. lyra. trapeze. sling. aerial bartending. duo hoop.

Ground: character. fire/led poi spinning. contortion.

 

TRAINING:

  • Circus training: Since 2009

    • Athletic Playground, Emeryville, Ca - Kerri Kresinski

    • Kinetic Arts, Oakland, Ca - TT Robson

    • Aerial Artique, San Francisco, Ca - Rachel Strickland

  • Ground training: Since 2009

    • Contortion: Kinetic Arts Center, Oakland, CA - Elliott Gittlesohn, Elena Sanders

  • Urban Contemporary Dance: Since 2016

    • ODC Dance Company, Eric Fenn - Urban Contemporary - San Francisco,Ca

  • Comedic Improv & Clowning: 2016-2017

    • Pan Theater- Oakland, Ca

    • Clown Coaching,  Amelia Van Brunt -San Francisco, Ca

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Tourettes Without Regrets Variety Show, Oakland,Ca 2014 - aerial silks soloist

  • Vau De Vire Society @ “Hell in the Armory” erotic haunted house tours, San Francisco, Ca 2014- Roving and Static character

  • DIFFA NOW Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS 30 yr anniversary party, San Francisco, Ca, 2014 -aerial silks soloist

  • Traveling Spectacular @ Maker Faire, San Francisco, Ca, 2015-aerial silks soloist

  • Equilibria Aerial Arts Show, Davis, Ca, 2015-aerial silks soloist

  • Yerba Buena NIghts @ Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, Ca, 2015 -aerial hoop soloist

  • Leather & Laces Super Bowl Party w/ Cirqueusa @ The Metreon, San Francisco, Ca, 2016 -aerial silks soloist

  • Mars candy bar company party w/ Entire Productions @ The Exploratorium, Pier 15 San Francisco, Ca, 2016 - aerial silks soloist

  • Standing Rock Benefit show @ Great Star Theater, 2016 - aerial silks soloist

  • Boys & Girls Club Sweethearts Auction, Santa Rosa, Ca, 2017 - aerial hoop soloist

  • Kat Robichaud’s Misfits Cabaret @ The Great Star Theater,  November 2017 - contortion & aerial silks soloist

  • NOW! Hunters Point “Harvest Festival”, November 2017- Duo Hoop & aerial hoop soloist

  • Hackerrank Crunchbase company party W/ Entire Productions, January 2018 - aerial bartending

 

DIRECTION/PRODUCTION

  • Founder/Owner of Aerial Artique, an aerial fitness studio established in 2015 located in San Francisco

  • Aerial retreat host & facilitator:

    • 2016, 2017 Pura Vida Resort & Spa, Costa Rica - focus on beginner silks/tissu

    • 2017 Sequoia Retreat Center, Santa Cruz - focus on beginner lyra

    • 2018 Casa Chango, Mexico - focus on mixed level silks/tissu performance development

    • 2018 Hale Akua Garden farm & eco Retreat Center, Maui -focus on beginner lyra

  • World Education Conference sponsored by the Giants @ Pier 48, San Francisco, Ca, 2015 -Director of Aerial performance, aerial silks soloist

  • Produced, directed & choreographed in short film/demo reel, “Pamchenko”, 2018

  • Producer of 8 Aerial Artique student showcase events

 

OTHER SKILLS

  • Yoga 500 hr RYT Certified

  • Aerial Yoga 30 hr RYT Certified