Silvia is a circus and fire performer, based in London.
She discovered circus on the streets and became entranced by this art form. She started doing street shows in Italy, using hula hoops and fire spinning, which gave her invaluable experience in performing and improvisation. Silvia is constantly attracted by the possibilities and challenges of expressing feelings and ideas through movement and body language. This has inspired her to research and explore how integrating her own discipline with others such as acrobatics, contemporary dance and yoga, in combination with personal life experiences, can affect and add depth to one’s own performance style. Silvia is keen to engage with different perspectives and stories.
She believes that collaboration with people from any discipline, whether acting, choreography, dance or design, will not only impact on her personal development as a circus artist, but also lead the way in creating new ways of thinking about and perceiving contemporary circus.
Silvia works and performs in London and internationally. Selected venues and events include:
- The Commonwealth Games 2010 closing ceremony, Delhi, India - Glastonbury Festival 2011 - The Southbank Centre, London, 2012 - The Box, London, 2012 - NME Music Awards, Brixton Academy, London - Disneyland Paris
Alongside her performance career, Silvia has experience in teaching circus skills to adults and children alike.