IRVING SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND AEP COLLABORATE
ON SEASON PREMIERE "SONIC FLIGHT"
The Irving Symphony Orchestra near Dallas Texas and Aerial Experience Production's ARISE artists recently collaborated on a sold-out season premiere entitled "SONIC FLIGHT". The forward thinking, multi-dimensional presentation delivered grand scale in both sight and sound leaving many wondering if this type of symphonic production will soon become the norm. Keep a close eye as AEP is already scheduled to revisit the Irving Symphony Orchestra and a number of others later in the season helping to enhance the musical experience with one-of-a-kind physical and visual arts.
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA'S WALT DISNEY PICTURES LOOKS TO AERIAL
EXPERIENCE PRODUCTIONS FOR HIGH FLYING STUNTS & ACTION
AEP was recently called up to provide stunts and specialty rigging for dramatic action and comedic antics in Walt Disney Pictures' latest feature film, "YOU AGAIN". The smash comedy, directed by Andy Finkman; starring Kristen Bell, Sigourney Weaver, Jamie Lee Curtis, Betty White, Kristin Chenoweth, Victor Garber and Odette Yustman is currently in post-production and will hit the screens next year. Watch for AEP featured artists, Debbie Park and Kinsley Johnson as they stunt double for some of the tricky action shots.
AERIAL EXPERIENCE PRODUCTIONS PROVIDES FEATURED ENTERTAINMENT FOR
SANTA CLARITA, CALIFORNIA "FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS"
Thousands of attendees gathered at the 2 day Santa Clarita, California Festival of the Arts to witness talented chalk painters decorating the downtown streets with beautiful works of art as Aerial Experience Production's featured stage delivered dramatic entertainment interludes. AEP debuted their signature aerial dance programs together with demonstrations of their new, licensed suspended yoga program, VOZDU while the action-packed AEP drumline kept everyone dancing and grooving. REMO, the world's largest drumhead manufacturer was a principal AEP sponsor, providing hundreds of drums and sticks for attendees to have an opportunity to become involved in the action by participating in professionally facilitated drum circles.
DALLAS, TEXAS COVENANT CHURCH "ELEVATE" CONFERENCE AND
FALL REVIVAL AWESTRUCK BY AEP'S "ARISE" AERIAL DANCE TEAM
Thousands of attendees to the week long "Elevate" Conference and Fall Revival at the Dallas, Texas house of worship, Covenant Church were treated to an awesome display of sight and sound as Aerial Experience Productions' ARISE Dance Team enhanced the musical experiences with aerial ballet and colorful theatrics. The dramatic picture was overseen by an army of technical professionals from Covenant Church who cared for the safety of the suspended dance artists, integrated lighting displays and musical fireworks.
AERIAL EXPERIENCE PRODUCTIONS REVEALS STATE-OF-THE-ART VIDEO MARQUEE
FOR MACON GEORGIA GRAND OPERA HOUSE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
Hundreds of patrons and supporters recently gathered outside of the 125 year old Grand Opera House Performing Arts Center in Macon Georgia for Aerial Experience Productions' unveiling of a brand new, high tech video marquee. Sure to propel the theatre into the next 125 years of service to the community, the state-of-the-art, million dollar, wrap-around video screen sets a standard that demonstrates the citizens' committment to supporting performing arts in Macon. AEP pulled off the surprise antic kabuki-style by suddenly dropping an 88 foot wide, 20 foot tall wrap-around curtain to reveal the glimmering video marquee framed by performing dance artists suspended from free-standing tower trusses. The downtown streets were returned back to the city of Macon late in the night after guests enjoyed specialty food, drink and a 5 foot tall custom designed cake, in the shape of the new theatre and marquee, of course.
AEP PARTNERS WITH CHURCHES ACROSS AMERICA
TO PRESENT ONE-OF-A-KIND CHRISTMAS PRODUCTION
Hundreds of thousands of attendees to Christmas pagaents across the country were amazed this season as Aerial Experience Productions joined with churches nationwide to help present cutting-edge artistry in a modern-day retelling of the Christmas story. Flying angels synchronized with symphony orchestras, leaping animals sprang above the choir and suspended musicians played walls of aerial drums in what many would deem one of the boldest creative arts additions ever to hit church production.
CINCINNATI, OHIO - PROCTER & GAMBLE HEALTH AND WELLNESS
CORPORATE AWARDS CONFERENCE..."PARIS BY NIGHT"
Hundreds of employees of Procter & Gamble's Health and Wellness Division recently meet for an awards celebration. Aerial Experience Productions was commissioned to carry forward a "Paris by Night" theme at the historic Cincinnati Hilton Netherland Plaza. AEP teams utilized a 22' tall free-standing truss for its specialty dancers and acrobats to perform "Moulin Rouge" entertainment vignettes complete with aerial fabrics, ropes and trapeze. The creative trussing served as the foundation for video screens, lighting, curtains, decor and a multi-level stage environment.
AERIAL EXPERIENCE PRODUCTIONS WEST COAST OPERATIONS
ACQUIRES STATE OF THE ART STUDIO COMPLEX IN LOS ANGELES
Aerial Experience Productions recently moved its West Coast operations to a brand new, state of the art studio complex in Valencia, California, just north of Los Angeles. The cutting edge complex, complete with professional A/V editing department, costume/prop/staging design center and a private training facility for its long list of specialty artists and champion athletes will serve as the new headquarters for television operations and large corporate event productions. A few team members in the studios today pictured above are Debbie Park (Artistic Director), Neil Gulati (Champion Trampolinist), Logan Dooley (Champion Trampolinist...just back from The Beijing Olympics!), Senchihina Twins (featured aerial dance stars from Cirque du Soleil, now a part of the AEP team!) and Jon Burroughs (AEP Drum Line Director).
CINCINNATI, OHIO - PROCTER & GAMBLE BEST OF BEAUTY
CORPORATE AWARDS EVENT
Aerial Experience Productions recently joined 650 employees of Procter & Gamble for an important night celebrating its annual Best of Beauty Awards. AEP teams of specialty artists and champion trampolinists provided entertainment surprises at every turn inside The University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music Theatre.
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA - MARINER'S CHURCH CONGREGATION REVELS
AT INSPIRING SPECIAL EVENT ACROBATICS PRODUCTION
One of America's largest houses of worship, Mariner's Church, serving a congregation of over 10,000 presented a special summertime event featuring Aerial Experience Production's acrobats, drummers and aerial dance artists. To deliver all the high flying action AEP technical team brought in a pair of giant truss towers and a 50' trampoline track. Drumhead maker, Remo was kind enough to sponsor the event with dozens of audience participation "Sound Shape" drums and mallets.
AERIAL EXPERIENCE PRODUCTIONS DRUMLINE SHOW, "BANG"
ROCKS DUBOIS, PENNSYLVANIA COMMUNITY DAYS EXTRAVAGANZA
DuBois, Pennsylvania recently celebrated a grand community festival complete with a huge parade, fireworks display and a featured show by the famed Aerial Experience Productions percussion team, "BANG". The star-studded marching drum cast was joined by aerial dancers and Cirque artists to create a one-of-a-kind experience for thousands of attendees.
THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY GALA BALL IS ENTHRALLED
BY AERIAL EXPERIENCE PRODUCTIONS FEATURED ENTERTAINMENT
The American Cancer Society recently produced a fundraising gala ball unlike any other. The black-tie affair featured Aerial Experience Productions entertainment alongside Grammy Award winning jazz legends, Herbie Hancock and Dianne Reeves. The festive night included a silent auction, banquet dinner, live auction and a grand late night party. United Airlines was the premier sponsor helping to raise large sums of money by joining with others who donated one-of-a-kind auction items for the charity.
AERIAL EXPERIENCE DELIVERS HIGH
FLYING ACTION FOR PHS COMPANY PARTY
Professional Hospital Supply pulls out all the stops for thousands of employees, family and associates. Recently, elite members of Aerial Experience acrobatics, tumbling, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline teams participated as featured entertainment inside the Storm's baseball stadium in Southern California. The champion-filled cast was launched high in the air with the help of 50' tumbling tracks and Olympic competition trampolines. Theatrical action was abundant as acrobats and rhythmic gymnasts performed captivating interludes.
AERIAL EXPERIENCE PRODUCTIONS ENTERTAINMENT GOES HIGH END
Where does one go to buy or sell multi-million dollar executive jets, yachts, helicopters and one-of-a-kind Rolls Royce Bentleys? What if you want to invest in the construction of a high-rise building or sell an island? ...and the BIG question is...Where does one go to buy a 1.7 million dollar personal watercraft jet submarine? The answer is...an exclusive, ultra-luxury tradeshow! Aerial Experience Productions recently had the honor of presenting these rare items as featured entertainment for the private engagement. Lifestyle enthusiasts, celebrities and business moguls met for what could easily be deemed..."the ultimate yardsale"! In true Hollywood style, the night was complete with red carpet walkways and a show-style atmosphere.
AERIAL EXPERIENCE CIRQUE TEAMS
ENTERTAIN AT GRAND CASINO OPENING EVENT
Throngs of delighted guests met to witness a grand casino opening with fanfare, music and Cirque-styled antics by Aerial Experience Productions teams of stilt walkers, theatrical characters, acrobats, hand balancers and aerialists. Specialty tents, trussing, staging, sound equipment, lighting and colorful decor tied together the entire facility in to one giant festive atmosphere.
ACROBATIC ARTISTS SHINE AT THE
AMERICAN GEM SOCIETY "CONCLAVE" CONFERENCE
Hundreds of the most powerful names in the gem and jewelry business met recently for a conference and showcase unlike any other. Multiple days of information exchange were punctuated by exciting interludes of jewelry modeling and high-style entertainment. The American Gem Society helps to maintain the highest standards in the gem and jewelry industry while Aerial Experience Productions strives to do the same in arts and entertainment. Supported by an elite level technical team, AEP artists were able to demonstrate a beautiful, high-flying aerial show on fabrics, trapeze and rings.
OREGON DECLARES KITES...CAMERA...ACTION
AS THIS YEAR'S INDOOR FLYING FESTIVAL BEGINS
Arguably the most talented group of indoor kite flyers in the world recently assembled in Lincoln City, Oregon for the 5th annual Indoor Kite Flying Festival for 3 days of demonstrations, performances, teaching and sharing. The Lincoln City Convention & Visitors Bureau and a team of loyal sponsors commissioned Aerial Experience to produce a full-length professional show for the event. Guests gathered in awe as the gravity-defying spectacle unfolded. Dozens of lightweight specialty kites and banners were used in combination with Cirque-style aerial dance and acrobatics to create the Italian influenced gala entitled, "Bellissimo", a collection of thoughts about life.
TORINO ITALY WELCOMES THE "SAN VALENTINO LANCIA ICE GALA"
AND AERIAL EXPERIENCE PRODUCTIONS SPECIALTY ENTERTAINMENT
Car manufacturer, Lancia sponsored the "San Valentino Ice Gala" at Palavela Arena in Torino, Italy bringing together the world's top figure skaters to perform alongside talented musicians and some of Italy's most popular singers. The talent included Patti Pravo, Ornella Vanoni, Edvin Marton, Anna Tatangelo, Vittorio Grigolo, Angelo Branduardi and the Stadio. Figure Skaters included 2-time European Champion, Carolina Kostner, Olympic Gold Medalists, Evgeni Plushenko and Shizuka Arakawa, Stephan Lambiel, Anna Cappellini and Luca LaNotte, Barbara Fusar Poli, Maurizio Margaglio and Aerial Experience's own, Debbie Park. Broadcast on Italian RAI 2 television, the World-Class figure skating show has a social purpose donating part of the proceeds to The Casa Oz, a Torino organization which founded a home that offers daytime activities to ill children and their families.
BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE EMPLOYEES RECEIVE
POWERFUL MESSAGE AT "EXPERIENCE '08" CONFERENCE
3,000 Managers of the collection of companies owned by BFS Commercial and Retail Operations gathered recently in Las Vegas at "Experience '08" Conference and Trade Show. Aerial Experience Productions was given the directive to embody "The Experience" and help to clearly communicate the company's message and future direction in a unique, forward-thinking, artistic and relevant manner. Powerful, cutting-edge vignettes were included throughout the conference featuring urban arts, extreme running (also known as Parkour or Freerunning), Taiko drumming, rhythmic gymnastics, martial arts and electronic music . State-of-the-art multi-level staging, lighting, audio and video support tied the pieces together in a cohesive package.
URBAN ARTS MEET CORPORATE AMERICA
TO DELIVER POIGNANT BUSINESS MESSAGE
Aerial Experience Productions continues as one of the world leaders of cutting-edge corporate entertainment, this time utilizing an urban art form to deliver a key corporate message to a packed house of several thousand retail and service managers. Significant inroads are being made as corporate boardrooms strive to deliver practical, relevant and timely messages to employees and customers. This particular occasion matched the poetic musings of Spoken Word artists with puntuated movements of B-boy breakdancers to remind the audience of the company's past, encourage it's current direction and steer it's future.
BEVERLY HILLS STAR-STUDDED EVENT
DELIGHTS IN 3 NIGHTS OF AMAZING ENTERTAINMENT
One of the nation's favored dining establishments, Crustacean Restaurant celebrated 10 years serving the distinguished Beverly Hills community with a singularly unique 3 night event that welcomed movie stars, business monarchs and music legends. Aerial Experience artists joined an elite cast of entertainers that included Earth Wind & Fire's Philip Bailey, Will.i.am, Siedah Garrett, Ali "Ollie" Woodson (The Temptations), Ellis Hall, Natalie Cole, Patti LaBelle and many, many others. The final night coinciding with the Screen Actor's Guild Awards Show saw Crustacean as a hotspot for after parties greeting the likes of Michael Bolton, Nicollette Sheridan, Cedric the Entertainer, and Paris Hilton amongst many, many others. The event marks another milestone as Aerial Experience Productions endeavors to deliver extraordinary specialty entertainment, customized production services and creative direction to gala events around the globe.
AERIAL EXPERIENCE PRODUCTIONS COLLABORATES WITH WILLOW CREEK
COMMUNITY CHURCH TO HELP CREATE "IMAGINE CHRISTMAS" PRODUCTION
Aerial Experience producers joined with the production team from one of the country's largest houses of worship, Willow Creek Community Church, to help create the production, "Imagine Christmas", arguably the country's most popular retelling of the Christmas story. Staged with the finest lighting, audio and video available worldwide along with over 150 cast and crew, the sold-out production had an attendance of approximately 90,000 over the course of 5 days.
SUGAR CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH OVERFLOWS WITH
ATTENDEES TO SPECIAL HOLIDAY CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
One of the fastest growing mega churches in the country, Sugar Creek Baptist located in Houston, Texas fused its high level fine arts program with a team of professionals from Aerial Experience Productions to create a present-day version of the Christmas Story. The sold-out, 2 day event included sophisticated lighting, staging and audio as well as advanced aerial rigging and high-speed flying motors direct from the ranks of Las Vegas' Cirque du Soleil shows. A large technical crew carefully managed the direction of nearly 150 musicians, actors, singers, dancers, acrobats, aerialists and specialty performers.
37 YEARS OF CHRISTMAS TRADITION AND CONTEMPORARY
THEATRICS MEET FOR A MOMENT OF WONDERMENT
Heralded an awe-inspiring display, this year's West Palm Beach, "Singing Christmas Tree Spectacular" spread its wings with a progressive demonstration of the Christmas story told in conjunction with Aerial Experience Production's cast of aerialists, gymnasts, dancers, acrobats and indoor kite flyers. Thousands of attendees watched in amazement during 2 weeks of daily presentations inside the auditorium at First Baptist Church.
AWE-STRUCK AUDIENCE EXPERIENCES GRAVITY-DEFYING
INDOOR KITE FLYING IN SOLD-OUT CHRISTMAS EVENT
Aerial Experience Productions recently joined Central Wesleyan Church in Holland, Michigan to perform specialized indoor kite flying for sold-out presentations of "Imagine Christmas" to approximately 10,000 guests. The massive stage was filled with singing, dancing and theatrics supported by professional audio, video and lighting systems.
CALIFORNIA COAST SPECIAL EVENT AUDIENCE MESMERIZED
BY AERIAL EXPERIENCE ARTISTIC PERFORMANCE
Thousands of guest were turned in to fans at this year's special Christmas presentation along Southern California's coast. High-end theatrical productions aren't usually seen along this stretch of beach, but Camarillo Community Church dug deep to produce a most unique musical show. Aerial Experience Productions contributed elite level physical movement arts including rhythmic gymnastics, adagio dance, aerial ballet, acrobatics and indoor kite flying. The 4 sold-out shows thrilled guests with a rock-n-roll twist to a traditional Christmas presentation.
5 SOLD-OUT SHOWS IN CLEARWATER FLORIDA
Aerial Experience artists working alongside local actors, singers and musicians delivered a stunning experience for visitors to the 5 Christmas shows at Cypress Meadows Community Church who has joined a growing list of houses of worship across the country embracing a cutting-edge methodology in delivering their message through the use of the arts.
POWERFUL AND DRAMATIC...AERIAL EXPERIENCE TAIKO DRUMMERS CAPTIVATE
THOUSANDS OF GUESTS AT A RECENT GALA CORPORATE EVENT
Special events worldwide are treated to powerful, dramatic presentations from Aerial Experience Productions percussion teams including this energetic Taiko drumming display for thousands of spellbound attendees. The event included a large multi-level stage, specialized projection and a unique fog wall lighting and video concept.
CEC CONFERENCE EXPRESSES THEME...
"YOUR UNIVERSE, YOUR WORLD, YOUR MOVE"...
WITH AERIAL EXPERIENCE PRODUCTION'S
POWERFUL FUTURISTIC PERFORMANCE ART
Sun Microsystems CEC conference reached into the future with presentations by Aerial Experience Productions' creative teams amazing its 4,000 audience members with a 3-dimensional, interactive display highlighted by giant 50' IMAG screens, a 90' stage and 20 futuristic anime characters and avatars presenting a forward looking view into the world of tomorrow utilizing 30 mph electric powerboards, breakdancing, giant wheels, windless kite flying and choreographed acrobatics and dance .
SPECIAL ACROBATIC PERFORMANCE WOWS
ATTENDEES OF HOLIDAY FESTIVAL
10,000 attendees of Houston's Sagemont Church sponsored Holiday Festival were treated to a special presentation of the Christmas story by Aerial Experience Production's acrobats, gymnasts, dancers and aerialists. The event included dozens of actors, singers and athletes, rides, games, a large multi-level stage, specialized projection, lighting and video.
AERIAL EXPERIENCE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS
A CUTTING EDGE TELLING OF THE CHRISTMAS STORY
Thousands of residents and guests of Fresno California's largest house of worship, Peoples Church, were awestruck by Aerial Experience Production's involvement in a modern day demonstration of the Christmas story. The 4 week run of presentations were told through the use of dance, creative movement, acrobatics, artistic video, IMAG and next generation audio, lighting and staging.
FINE ARTS AND TRADITION MEET
IN A MODERN DAY CHRISTMAS PRESENTATION,
Broken Arrow Oklahoma residents were treated to a unique presentation of the Christmas story complete with acrobatics, indoor kite flying, aerial dance and theatrics supplied by Aerial Experience Production's creative teams. Thousands of guests watched in amazement as the next generation performance unfolded while surrounded with specialty lighting, staging, video and sound with dozens of featured singers, dancers and actors. The wildly popular violinist, Roddy Chiong made a guest appearance as well. Roddy is well known from his pop music tours with Shania Twain and Celine Dion.
ARRC TECHNOLOGIES CELEBRATES 15 YEARS
WITH A GRAND CORPORATE PARTY
ARRC Technologies recently engaged Aerial Experience Productions creative group to present a unique whimsical environment for their 15 year celebration. Employees and VIP customers enjoyed a night of festivities and entertainment amid colorful acrobatics and theatrics.
LAS VEGAS CORPORATE AWARDS DINNER ENJOYS
A NIGHT OF EXCITEMENT AND ENTERTAINMENT
Two dozen Aerial Experience Productions creative team members including Rhythmic Gymnasts, Sports Acrobats, Aerialists and Chinese Pole Artists blended in an elegant evening of ambient performances before thousands of attendees at the Sun Microsystems Americas Awards Banquet in Las Vegas. The dinner culminated in a grand extravaganza opening the awards ceremony.
AERIAL EXPERIENCE PRODUCTIONS SPONSORS LAS VEGAS
SOLO SNARE DRUMLINE COMPETITION
Aerial Experience Production's recently sponsored The Las Vegas Solo Snare Drum Competition, a meeting of some of the world's greatest drummers. Contestants played on custom made Dynasty Shorty's for a chance at the Regional title. Aerial Experience Producer, Lee Park was happy to crown first place winner, Ivan Pacheco for his achievements. Watch this website for upcoming Regional Drumline Competitions throughout the United States.
AERIAL EXPERIENCE PRODUCTIONS OPENS SUN
MICROSYSTEMS CORPORATE CONFERENCE
Aerial Experience Production's creative teams of Capoeira Players, Trampoline Tumblers, Drummers and Figure Skaters brought the crowd to their feet in a grand corporate conference opener for 2,600 Sun Microsystems employees. The exciting event was made possible utilizing two 50 foot runway trampolines embedded in a large center stage, a sythetic ice rink, specialized Brazilian Capoeira instruments, custom Dynasty marching snare drums and dozens of dedicated artists and athletes.
AERIAL EXPERIENCE PRODUCTIONS ENCHANTS ATTENDEES
AT ANNUAL ARTS AUCTION FUNDRAISER
Aerial Experience Production's creative team wowed the Sun Valley Center for the Arts Annual Fundraising Wine Auction enchanting attendees with a unique evening of excitement and entertainment. Sponsored by Lexus and dozens of world-reknowned wineries the wildly successful occasion included an evening punctuated with amazing acrobats, high-flying aerialists, costumed stilt characters, extraordinary food and one of the nation's largest wine auctions.
AERIAL EXPERIENCE PRODUCTIONS
INSPIRES SCHOOLS ACROSS AMERICA
Team Aerial Experience Extreme recently completed its first tour of trampoline and acrobatics shows in cities across America. Sponsored by SRI, the motivational program entitled, "Bloom Where You are Planted" helped to inspire thousands of school children to individually strive for excellence and fulfill the great promise residing in each of them. The program included National, International and World Champion acrobats, gymnasts and trampolinists as well as tumblers, skiers and snowboarders.