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As well as producing our own aerial work, Jenny also actively works on other projects, most recently working on ‘Maui, one man against the gods’ and 'The World of Wearable Arts' in which Jenny performed the role of lead aerialist.
 
JENNY RITCHIE
Jenny is an Aerialist with a background in gymnastics and costume design. After completing a 3 year diploma in Circus Aerials in 2003 she now performs in various Shows, Festivals and for Corporate clients throughout New Zealand, Australia and the Cook Islands.

Jenny has also spent the last 4 years as a performer with ‘Mauri To’ mixing her aerial performances with the enchanting and powerful live vocals of Toni Huata.

PERFORMANCE SKILLS

  Tissu
  Web Rope
  Doubles Trapeze - trained by Deborah Pope
  Cloudswing - trained by Rodleigh Stevens
  Aerial Harness - 9 months training with Tanemahuta Gray ex 'De La Guarda' performer
  Bungee
  Adagio/Arco Balance
  Fire Staff & Poi


PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

2008
  World of Wearable Art (WoW) www.worldofwearableart.com
  Schwarzkopf Hair Awards
  Jambalaya - Festival of Rhythm, Dance and Carnival
  Rhythm & Vines New Years Eve 07/08
  Parihaka International Peace Festival
  Lunar Circus Festival - Australia
2007
  David Beckham Private Party
  World of Wearable Art (WOW)
  Vector Orchestra 'Circus Proms'
  AJ Hackett Xmas Party
  'Meetings' 07
  Southern Cross - Venetian Masquerade
  NZ Roading Awards
  Microsoft Tech Fest
  Meetings 07, Great Hall, Auckland
  McDiarmid Awards, Sky City
  NZ Property Council Awards, Sky City
  Tyro Circus Extravaganza, Alinghi Boat Shed
  Cirque Du Soleil Training - Varekai, Auckland
  New Zealand Motorcycle Trader Awards
  Perilous Circus Festival
  Margaret River Circus Festival, Western Australia
  Channel 7 Festival, Mandurah, W.Australia
  'Maui-One Man Against the Gods' - North Island Tour
  Heavenly Burlesque - Auckland Comdey Festival
2006
  Weta Workshop Motion Capture
  Rhythm & Vines New Years Eve - Outdoor rig
  Sky Television 'People's Choice Awards'
  Hanover Group Christmas Function
  GENI/Telecom Chrsitmas Function
  Westpac Trust Business Awards
  Les Arts Sauts' NZ Post Sponsorship Party - Wellington
  Hitwise Online Performance Awards - Auckland
  Festival of the Elements - Porirua
  Moet & Chandon ' Be Fabulous' Party -  Auckland, St Matthews
  Vodafone Business Awards - Auckland, Great Hall
  Golden Oldies Rugby Tour Opening - Wellington,Te Papa
  Pao Pao Pao Festival - Wellington, Opera House
  Heavenly Burlesque Cabaret - Wellington, Paramount Theatre

2005

  Air NZ Wine Awards - Wellington Events Centre
  NZ Post '150 Years' - Te Papa, Wellington
  Good Morning TV1
  Paramout Theatre Function - Wellington
  Rarotonga - 'Te Maeva Nui Festival'
  Vaudevil Cabaret - Bats Theatre, Wellington
  Repco Australia - Corporate Evening, Rotorua
  MAUI - One Man Against the Gods - St James, Wellington
  Pao Pao Pao Festival - Town Hall, Wellington
  World Youth Conference - Town Hall, Wellington
  Johnson & Johnson Corporate Conference - Heritage Hotel, Auckland
  WCC Waitangi Day - Frankitts Park, Wellington
  King Kong Closing Party
  Toi Maori Festival - Hastings
2002 - 2004
  Bellingen Global Music Festival - Australia
  Wellington Regional Business Awards
  Toi Maori Festival / Toni Huata
  Te papa 'Matariki' Toni Huata Showcase
  'Destination' Christchurch Music & Dance Festival
  Te Ao Marama - Fringe Festival, Wellington
  'The Extraordinary' - James Hay Theatre, Christchurch
  LOTR Premier - 'Ring of Fire'
  'Destination' Christchurch Music & Dance Festival
  Private Functions - 2003-2004 - Web & Tissue on Outdoor Rig
  'Fetish Ball' - Christchurch
  Arts Festivals 1999-2003
Nelson, Christchurch, Wellington & Queenstown
  'Awoken Voice' - Circus Theatre, Christchurch
  'Overhead Risk' - Circus Theatre, Christchurch