Finally, an opportunity to fly in fabulous Las Vegas, NV! Flying trapeze schools are popping up all over the U.S., and now you can take a swing in one of the
most exciting cities in the world. Trapeze Las Vegas offers classes in the art of flying trapeze for men, women and children (6 years and up). Most anyone can give flying a try - no
athletic ability is necessary, just an adventurous spirit and willingness to learn. We can easily accommodate from beginners to more experienced flyers. Expertly taught by a staff of
ex-performers, our classes are fun and full of achievement for all. Your safety is a priority: many of our instructors are currently employed on the rigging side of shows here in town.
Our instructors are some of the most qualified instructors you will find at any similar school. Together, they combine over
a hundred years of experience teaching, performing, building and maintaining trapeze equipment.
brings seven generations of circus production and performing experience to TLV. Beginning his circus career at age 5 with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus,
Eric has performed in, rigged, taught, and produced virtually every circus act, especially those that involve ground and aerial acrobatics. As a performer, acrobat, stuntman,
rigger, stagehand, welder, fabricator, instructor, manager, consultant, designer, stunt coordinator, and producer, Eric is the total package for anything having to with the
Entertainment Industry. He founded Braun Productions, one of the most reputable, international production companies in the world. His clients include Cirque du Soleil,
Mythbusters, Star Trek: The Experience, Phantom of the Opera, Target, Absinthe, MGM, Studio 54, and America’s Got Talent to name a few. He was recently recognized by
PLASA for his contribution to the Entertainment Technician Certification Program. Eric’s lifelong history and love for circus arts and teaching others makes his partnership
in Trapeze Las Vegas a dream come true.
was first drawn to the excitement of the flying trapeze in 1987, taking her first swing at Club Med in Copper Mountain, Colorado. Within a year, she grew from an
eager student to instructor level. Lisa has a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from the University of Houston and has been previously safety-certified by the
USAG. After 5 years of teaching circus skills at Club Med, Lisa and her partner Stéphan had a 6 year career as professional aerialists, performing the flying trapeze,
double trapeze, other aerial acts, and the Russian Swing all over the world. After starting a family, Lisa worked eight summers as Head of the Flying Trapeze at Country
Roads Day Camp in New Jersey, overseeing 6 classes per day, 5 days a week (thousands of happy kids). She enjoys being a part of Trapeze Las Vegas and working with
flyers of all ages and abilities.
joined Club Med in 1987 as a swimming instructor but was quickly drawn to flying trapeze rig. He quickly became a catcher and was asked to move on as
a Circus Instructor. Within a year he was leading his team in various resorts around the world and was eventually tasked with opening the very first circus
program in Europe for Club Med. Running away and joining the circus seemed like the most obvious next step for Stéphan and his partner Lisa.
They went on to perform their acts all over the world including a long stint here in Las Vegas where they have elected to stay in their retirement from performing.
After a few years off he is back at it and eager to share his knowledge and passion.
has taught aerial hoop, tissue, single, double and flying trapeze for over 10 years. She has performed for audiences, such as Warner Bros., NASCAR, KQED, USAA,
the Television Critics Association Press Tour, American Express, Bechtel, the California Kidsfaire, the Crucible's Fire Arts Festival, Circus Waldissima,
Treasure Island, ISF Event Empoweresque and the Boise River Festival. Recently she finished a flying and double trapeze music video for a novel/screenplay "House
on Black Lake". She is also a safety certified gymnastics coach, specializing in team boys.
Louis’ career as a circus performer, instructor, and rigger began only 30 days after graduating college in 1988. Beginning with the Club Med circus program, his 24
year journey has taken him all over the world giving him the privilege and opportunity to work with numerous shows, circuses, troupes, individuals, programs, and
organizations. These include Club Med, the Flying Farfans, Circus of the Stars, the American Acrobats, Universal Studios, Disneyland, Circus Tihanny, MGM
Grand, Studio 54, numerous summer camps, Omega Institute, Trapeze Experience, Bobby’s Bigtop, and Cirque du Soleil where he currently works backstage as a
rigger for the Criss Angel show in Las Vegas. Although he has achieved what some would call great success as a performer and rigger, his greatest passion and
satisfaction has always been and continues to be facilitating others to personally grow and evolve as they progress on the flying trapeze.