Lisa (she/her), also known as Iron Fanny, is an aerial performance artist living in Brooklyn. She is a sought after aerialist known for her unconventional approach and intensity of artistic curiosity. She attended the Alvin Ailey Certificate Program before receiving a B.A. in dance at the University of Iowa. She trained as an aerialist in NYC with Laura Witwer, Kevin O’Connor, and Terry Beeman. Lisa has performed in private, corporate, and staged events across the country including House of Yes, The Slipper Room, MonkeyTown, Gowanus Ballroom, and Brooklyn Lyceum.
Lisa was a resident artist in the Floating Kabarrette at Galapagos Art Space (Brooklyn), and presented ensemble work as a resident artist at ArtKlub NOLA (2019). She also presented work at Dixon Place for Femme Fest (2020).
Lisa has taught ongoing classes at Circus Warehouse (NYC), Aerial Arts (NYC), The Muse (Brooklyn), Frequent Flyers (Boulder), and Aloft (Chicago). She has also taught workshops at Aircat Aerial Arts (Boulder), Colorado Aerial Arts Summit (Boulder), Gravity Aerial Arts (Denver), Bumbershoot Aerial Arts (St. Louis), St. Louis Aerial Collective (St. Louis), Project In Motion (Las Cruces), Vertical Arts (Phoenix), Tucson Circus Arts (Tucson), Agora (Detroit), and Canopy (Athens, GA.)
What she offers at Aerial Arts NYC: Silks, Rope, & Lyra Classes/Privates.