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Becoming an Aerial Professional: Auditions and Contracts - Platt

$50 per classPurchase required to enroll

Okay, I'm ready.... I think I can do it. I've trained, I've prepared, I've choreographed, I've trained, I've promoted and I've trained! Now, Why Am I Not A Professional!? It's time to talk about the gritty, grimy, 24/7 hustle of moving from the studio to becoming a freelance artist, and moving from freelance to professional contracts. What are the steps I should take? Do I need to move? What should I do next? How do I get seen?

This workshop will help answer your questions and steer you in the direction of tried and true performers who take these steps every day in the life of an aerialist. You will receive advice, guidance, and contacts of industry professionals in order to help you along the path to becoming a professional aerialist.


Prerequisites: No Prerequisites, but you should have the ability to take notes and bring a stretching band if you have one.

Cheetah Platt has been a truly prodigious worldwide performer and educator in the aerial world. He has performed with Cirque du Soleil, been the headlining act on Disney Cruise Lines, finished as a quarter finalist on America's Got Talent and toured the globe as both a freelance artist and co-creator of his own full length production show. He is an internationally credited judge for both Aerial and Dance competitions, and has lead public workshops/specialized teacher training series on three continents. In 2005 he founded Aerial Essentials and his company has grown to be the premier source of reliable aerial equipment worldwide and the first and ONLY aerial store featuring a full storefront location in the entire USA. Aerial Essentials is located in Las Vegas and serves the aerial community worldwide.

In 2015 Cheetah began touring the globe with his wife and created the viral internet sensation The World Wide Wedding. His romantic sense of life and adventure has inspired many to pursue their passions and he is overjoyed to be spending this incredible festival with You!
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