Lana Mae is a professional visual artist that has been performing coast to coast for ten years. She has performed with countless notable artists at a variety of events. In 2016, Lana & a few of her closest friends created the visual arts performance company : The Dancing Bear Tribe LLC. The company now has member all over the US & has 60 members and is still growing. Lana Mae has a passion for all flow arts, but is known for her hula hoop & lyra performances. Lana Mae performs with a large variety of flow props that include, but are not limited to : Levitation Wand, Isis Wings, Fire Staff, Silk Fans, Palm Torches, Fire Fans, Buugeng, Lyra, Aerial Silks, & more.
Along with performing, Lana Mae has an incredible passion for teaching workshops, leading performance groups, festival/event planning, and social media marketing & promoting. Lana Mae has over 9 years of experience in music festival assistant coordinating and promotional marketing. Lana Mae was certified by Hoopnotica as an Instructor specializing in Flow, which focuses on the dance aspect of hooping. She has also studied various aspects of flow prop manipulation including, but not limited to: circus, fire, aerial, fitness, and technique. Her workshops & classes are not limited to just hoop though, she teaches a wide variety of practices for adults & children!
EPK : https://lanamae09.wixsite.com/lanamae
WEBSITE : www.thedancingbeartribe.com
FACEBOOK : www.facebook.com/LanaMaeKnottedFairy
INSTAGRAM : www.instagram.com/lana_mae_knottedfairy/
YOUTUBE : www.youtube.com/channel/UCnV4SbXPap-i2PaidQ6zsLw
Victoria Caligiuri is a multifaceted visual performer with several theatrical personas she artistically portrays through the Performing Arts.Victoria's roots stem from belly dance, burlesque performance, as well as theatric character & prop use. She is a very driven & career oriented individual, with several years of experience working in childcare as a Preschool Teacher while balancing her life as a performing artist. Victoria is also working to cultivate a disciplined practice within the Healing Arts, building an apocathery, as well as attaining her Yoga Instructors Certification.
Website : https://lunaesomnium.wixsite.com/victoriacaligiuri
FB : https://www.facebook.com/vikkikitty3
IG : https://www.instagram.com/_celestialchrysalis_/
Care Bear (Carly) is a wholehearted, multi-talented performing artist who pours her soul into dance and flow arts. Props Carly specializes in are hoops (LED & fire), silk veil fans, palm torches, Lyra, and Isis wings. Her intentions on the stage are to create unique experiences that are powered by the music she is flowing to. She harness that energy and translates it into dance. Care Bear uses her prior cheer and gymnastics expertise to spice up her flow and engage with her audience. She has performed at multiple festivals across the Midwest, and at local events in St. Louis/Kansas City. Carly is passionate about teaching others which has led to her teaching hoop and flow related workshops at different festivals. Care Bear is also a Co-Owner and Performer with her troupe, The Dancing Bear Tribe LLC.
Alyssia is an emotion provoking performer with a flare for sass & crowd involvement. She has been hooping for 5 years now but has found a passion for a multitude of other props including, but not limited to, fire fans, silk fans, double hoops, triple hoops, fire hooping, palm torches, etc. Her desire to empower those she encounters and ability to bring light and love to any event is what sets her apart but also connects her with others. Alyssia is a manager of national touring collective, The Dancing Bear Tribe LLC.
Facebook : Alyssia Ames Performance Page
Instagram : @lissie_loo_hoops
Instagram 2 : @alyssiamcgoogan
Lily Kay is a visual performance artist who began her journey over six years ago. Her unique love for flow arts and dance has given her an outlet to express her creative side, and provide her audience with an unforgettable experience. Prop variety includes: fire and LED hooping, levitation wands, Lyra, Silk Fans, and Dragon Staff. Lily Kay executes each experience and opportunity that the universe sends her way, you won't be disappointed!
Luna Finn is a San Francisco based artist who specializes in aerial tissu and hammock. She first became enamored with fabrics when she saw aerialists flying high at Burning Man in 2010.
Luna got her start in Grand Rapids, MI with the Daredevil Circus in 2010 and became serious about circus arts after moving to Madison, WI. Here she was introduced to the Madison Circus Space and Cycropia Aerial Dance. These organizations changed the way that Luna viewed circus and its role in her life, and in 2017, she began a full-time career of teaching and performing.
EPK : https://www.lunafinncreates.com/press-kit?fbclid=IwAR1Yejnkp3smxumspKzM1jCAOvDv-Q3ze7fF6saHySqKCAdkA8bLwAKWCXU
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/luna.finn
Shelby Sakuma OrientalNelipot
St. Louis, MO
Shelby Sakuma is a multi prop performance artist based out of St. Louis Missouri. She started her journey in July 2016 when she picked up her first hoop and fell completely in love. Shortly after, flow arts became a huge part of her life. She began dabbling in hoop tech with single and doubles hoop, which then grew to LED Manipulation and other props such as Levi Wand, Silk Veil Fans, Dragon Staff, Lyra and most recently Fire Prop Manipulation.
In January 2019, Shelby was accepted into The Dancing Bear Tribe LLC and began her performing career. She has since then performed at music festivals, birthday/work parties, for RAW Artist STL and for artist such as Of The Trees and Shpongle. Shelby is also a sponsored hooper for Ultra Poi and along side flow arts, enjoys teaching workshops (flow and non flow related), hemp weaving, slit weaving and flowing with her daughter.
Shelby best describes her flow as energetic and goofy. She loves to entertain the crowd and put on a show everyone will remember.
EPK : Www.orientalnelipotper.wixsite.com/epkview
Instagram : Www.instagram.com/Orientalnelipot
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/Orientalnelipot
Demo : https://m.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1073464342851093&id=100005626125654
Samantha Ryder is a life long performer and an alluring flow artist from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. With a background in gymnastics, hip hop, and cheerleading, she has found creative expression through hula hooping and Go-Go style dancing. While her unique and powerful movements bewitch and excite her audience, her passion for electronic music shines, as she hypes up the crowd, leaving them begging for more! She currently performs locally for Subsonix with her dance team, The Unity Squad and internationally with The Dancing Bear Tribe LLC.
Promotional video: https://youtu.be/mt3EpzxJh_g
Nancy Moses AKA Lunar Luxxx is a psychedelic visually entrancing multiprop circus artist who is specialized in levitation wands of all kinds ; singles , doubles, LED, and fire. Luxxx also has many other skill sets such as LED/Fire hoop, silk fan veils, isis wings, fire eating , and gogo/tribal fusion dancing. Luxx performs locally with multiple troupes including Unity Subsquad, Lunamorphis, The Kandi Girls as well as across the country as an independent and with her troupe The Dancing Bear Tribe and has also been given the title of Performance Art Coordinator for Neon Vision and Daybreak Festival here in Oklahoma.
Performance Reel: https://youtu.be/KeJgVgLeO5U
Cosmic Kitty/Kitty Flow is a performing artist for the Dancing Bear Tribe. She has been flowing for over seven years and there’s nothing better to her than watching people be inspired by movement and dance. Her main flow props are Hoops, Fans, and Levitation wands... but it doesn’t stop there. This flow artist appreciates flow in every from and anything she can get her paws on, she will dance with. Not only does this artist perform with LED props, she also uses fire props, and does Aerial Flow! Kitty’s main goals for performing is to reach out and inspire people to externally express themselves in the ways they feel are necessary and creative!
Shayna is a performing artist for The Dancing Bear Tribe. She found her love of flow arts through hooping a little over 2 years ago and has been performing and expanding her flow with different props ever since. She has performed at multiple different types of events with her LED hoop performances.
INSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/shaynaspins/ and www.instagram.com/shaynasouthard/
Jadan is a performer who specializes in mainly hoops but not limited to just that. Jadan also uses the levitation wand, veil fans, doubles, dragon staff, and occasionally poi as well. Jadan began her flow journey with yoga in 2016 and then continued to grow onto bigger things and continues to do so. She wishes to bring positive and alluring vibes to any performance she is in. Jadan joined The Dancing Bear Tribe in 2020 and hopes to bring some mighty movement to you!
Instagram : www.instagram.com/tinyntwistin
Facebook : www.facebook.com/tinyntwistin
Sailor Hoop is a performance artist that fights for love and justice by traveling across the Midwest to perform at festivals and shows. She uses hula hoop, fire fans, silk fans, pixel whip, and rope dart by the power of the moonlight. She has the ability to transform into her magical alter ego and create a visual exposition using fire, LED lights, and costume. In the name of the hoop, she will punish you.
Annamarie is a multi-faceted flow and visual artist with a passion for expressing herself through dance, movement, and prop manipulation. She is based out of Arkansas, where she performs locally as well as travels with her performance art collective The Dancing Bear Tribe LLC. Her style is a mix of contemporary and lyrical dance with tech and illusion. She is also known for her belly dance and tutting. Annamarie lights up the darkness with her fire and LED hoops, which began her flow arts journey 2 years ago. Since then her prop use has expanded to include double hooping, dragon staff, silk fan veils, and palm torches. She also loves to find ways to incorporate yoga into her dance and hula hooping, and desires to teach workshops to help others learn as well. She is a big believer that movement is therapy and wants to share the flow state with the community in creative and helpful ways. Annamarie is inspired by her tribe to learn aerial arts and has began training in aerial hammock and lyra hoop this year. Other art forms she enjoys outside of performing are painting, jewelry making, and reading tarot cards.
Facebook: Annamarie's Art & Performance
Kinsey Marie found her love for flow three years ago when she picked up her first hoop. She currently resided in Denver, Colorado and is a dedicated member of the Dancing Bear Tribe LLC. Growing up a gymnast started her love for movement based self expression. Her favorite prop is her day / LED hoops, she has also transition to double hoops, fans and dragon staff. Since starting with the Dancing Bear Tribe, she found her love for aerial art’s with her favorite being lyra.
Hulahae starting spinning her sacred circle 10 years ago. She is now living her dream as a performer for the Dancing Bear Tribe. In addition to hula-hooping, Hulahae enjoys performing fire, baton, fans, and dance! She intends to solidify her performing talents this year with her fellow Bears!
INSTAGRAM : https://www.instagram.com/hulahaehae/
FACEBOOK : https://www.facebook.com/hulahaebear/
YOUTUBE : https://www.youtube.com/user/HaeHae218
PROMO VIDEO : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCpV732sBfg
Chantalle Garcia (Goddess in Progress) is a Wisconsin-based performer who's passion to inspire and connect with others through flow arts has led her to becoming a member of The Dancing Bear Tribe LLC. Her journey of the arts began 4 years ago when she began gloving, incorporating tutting and liquid dance into her style. Shortly after, she began hooping, which quickly became her prop of choice. Chantalle has also begun working with ropedart and flow fans and is committed to continuously expanding her flow. She looks forward to giving back to the scene that welcomed her with such open arms 3 years ago and giving others the encouragement to endlessly pursue their dreams and express themselves through art. In addition to practicing flow arts, Chantalle has a passion for writing, reading tarot, and exploring the world around her. She is a full-time student studying Business with an emphasis in Economics and plans on joining the Peace Corp upon graduating, hoping to spread love and compassion in all that she does.
Miss FlowJo is a performance artist who specializes in flow arts ranging from, but not limited to, hula hoops, fans, dragon staff, go-go style dancing and more. She has been developing her passion and skill set since 2016 and is a member of The Dancing Bear Tribe. Allow yourself to be taken over by the mesmerizing power of one of her LED or fire prop manipulation performances.
PROMO VIDEO : https://www.facebook.com/missflowjo/videos/149927829384821/
The mind, heart, body, and soul behind Ramblin’ Flows is an artist named Shawna Rose, based out of St. Louis, MO. She specializes in prop manipulation flow, with a special passion for fire performance, including breathing and eating fire. Shawna began exploring artistic expression through movement and flow props in 2016, when she fell in love with hooping. It didn’t take long after for Shawna to fall for dragon staff, Russian fans, tech fans, palm torches, and fire manipulation tech. Outside of performing, Shawna’s other art forms include drawing and poetry. Her flow has been described as technical and theatrical. Shawna’s other passions include learning (she is a student obtaining her bachelor degree) and animals (she has created and ran various fundraisers for stray cats in her city), and travel, which she is always looking for an opportunity to do!
Bailee Bise (Faely) is a NWA based visionary artist who finds great joy and clarity in expressing herself through movement. She specializes in prop manipulate ranging from LED hula hooping, fans, levitation wand, and the aerial arts. Bailee has 12 years of ballet, jap, modern, and jazz that she finds fun incorporating into her flow state. Bailee enjoys learning new ways to express her vase thoughts and emotions, and hopes in doing so she can therapeutically inspire others. She started her flow journey over 2 years ago, and is honored to now share it with her vibrant collective; The Dancing Bear Tribe LLC. Outside of performing arts her other passions include science nutrition, learning new healing practices, and extending her hand to her community.
https://www.facebook.com/Faely’s Performing & Healing Arts
Kaitlyn is an aspiring flow artist since January 2019 out of Tulsa, Oklahoma who fell in love with single hoop, dance and diverse forms of self expression. She found herself experimenting with other props such as Poi, Double Staves, Fire Fans and other forms of fire flow. The flow arts have molded Kaitlyn into the Goddess she is today and she will continue to rise up in her community. This is Kaitlyn's first year of performing and she is ready to spread her passion for music with you on stage and in the crowd. She strives to inspire others to express and find a form of meditation through any movement.
Instagram ~ https://www.instagram.com/wanderinglotusflows/
Facebook ~ https://m.facebook.com/wanderinglotusflows/?ref=bookmarks
Ana Cruz is a passionate and dedicated circus performer based out of Boulder, Colorado. She first discovered hula hooping four years ago at a silent disco and her life has never been the same since. She uses hula hooping as a form of self expression, exercise, and stress relief.
Ana took a liking to fire performing early on and now excels with props such as, but not limited to, fire hula hoops, fire fans, fire palm torches, and fire eating.
Ana loves to dance in all genres however, for the past 18 months, Ana has been training in Tribal Fusion belly dance under the instruction of Jessica Gardner bellydance in Fort Collins.
Ana is diving headfirst into the circus and has been training in stilt walking and dancing for the past two years. She is also training in aerial arts under Staza Stone. She aspires to learn all of the apparatuses and run away with the circus.
Website : www.anacruzperformance.com
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/Anamalhoops
Instagram : www.instagram.com/anamalhoops/
Dark Phoenix Performing Arts AKA Bekah Beast is a multi-talented performer & instructor based in Arkansas! She offers fitness classes every week and loves to share her many talents with the world! With a love for fitness, yoga, flow, & cosplay Bekah's performances are always next level!
Facebook : www.facebook.com/darkphoenixperformancearts/
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/darkphoenixperformancearts/
Dark Phoenix Performing Arts Bekah Beast
Mackensie is a Flow Artist from Tulsa, OK. She has been performing with props like LED hoops, double mini hoops, leviwand, silk fans, poi and has been practicing gogo dancing for over a year. She is a member of Subsonix’ Unity squad and as of 2020, the Dancing Bear Tribe! Flow has given her a new outlook on life and she loves interacting with the crowds!
WEBSITE : https://spark.adobe.com/page/b6w65b8aYZmMm/
INSTAGRAM : www.instagram.com/mackensie_flows/
FACEBOOK : https://www.facebook.com/mackensieflows/
Saffron Van Rossem
Nicaragua, Rivas, Nicaragua / Huntington Beach, California
Saffron is the Co-Creator at CircAsana, Inventor at School of Life, and Hatha Yoga Instructor at Purusha Yoga outside of being a Dancing Bear Tribe Performer. Saffron performs and teaches Aerial + Yoga Teacher Trainings & Circus with Purpose Retreats. She is well known for her amazing Aerial Acts, Yoga, & her international business CircAsana.
FACEBOOK : http://facebook.com/saffasaurous
INSTAGRAM : https://www.instagram.com/saffronyoga/
Ava Renee Performance Art & Movement
Kansas City, MO
Ava began her flow journey back in 2017 where she first picked up hula hoop dancing. Not long after that she also started practicing double hoop dancing, fire hoop dancing, silk fans, fire fans, fire palm torches, poi, tribal fusion dancing, handstand acrobats, pole dancing and most recently aerial hoop, trapeze and contortion. But before Ava discovered the world of flow art and circus, she was a competitive gymnast in Kansas City up until the age of 11. Not long after that she jumped right into year round competitive swimming. In highschool she swam on the girls swim team and ran cross country and track. It was towards the end of highschool where Ava fell in love with things that not a lot of 17 year olds had a passion for. She realized that the benefits of movement was something she would include into her life as long as possible. In March of 2019 Ava was accepted into The Dancing Bear Tribe LLC, a performance collective based out of St. Louis. She soon began performing for festivals and events in Missouri, Arkansas, Colorado, Oklahoma and Kansas. Once Ava started performing she knew that she wanted to make a career and lifestyle out of it. With her synchronicity and styles to music she knows how to capture an audience with her talents and passions. Along with performing Ava has hosted a couple hoop dancing workshops at FLOKC in Kansas City and has recently began to teach an inversion and hand balancing class here at The Last Carnival. Ava hopes to share her love for movement with as many people as possible and inspire others that no matter where you came from, you are capable to achieve anything you dream of.
INSTAGRAM : https://www.instagram.com/aavarenee/?hl=en
FACEBOOK : https://www.facebook.com/AvaReneePerformanceArt/
Nicole Raye has been performing for as long as she can remember, from dance to singing to modeling to acting to countless other various entertainment acts. Nicole Raye knows when to interact with the audience and when to not. She has performed in front of large crowds but also volunteered at many community events, big and small. Nicole is dedicated to authenticity and professionalism- no matter the circumstance. She will always blow audiences away with her abilities and drive. Nicole Raye is committed to the entertainment industry. She is sure to be the right fit for your event and can promote your event through her business social media pages that have over 10,000 followers.
Along side with performing, Nicole Raye is self employed with her own self ran business. RayeOfRainn.com is her online shop- Raye of Rainn opened near the beginning of 2015 making for local hoopers and vending at street fairs. Since opening Raye of Rainn has maintained a five star reviewed shop with over one thousand five star reviews, and over 5000 sales. Known for gorgeous reflective hoop designs, quality craftsmanship and fair pricing, Raye of Rainn has indulged in some creative fun creating new shape props to dance with and manipulate. Customer service is top priority for owner Nicole Raye, she pushes to satisfy every current and future customer.
Website : RayeOfRainn.com
Facebook : www.facebook.com/RayeOfRainn/
Instagram : www.instagram.com/rayeofrainn/
Katey kat AKA katey Little is a performing artist based in Northeastern Arkansas. Over the past five years, katey has performed in various states across the US in festivals, nightclubs, private parties, concert venues, and parades. She specializes in stilt walking and hula hooping, but is also proficient in many different props including rope dart and aerial hammock. Katey utilizes both LED and fire to bring her acts to life. Katey is a performer in The Grind City Hoop Troupe and The Dancing Bear Tribe, LLC. and is sponsored by LiviJoyHoops.
Bubble hippie aka Katarina hull, is a performance artist out of Kansas City, KS. She has been practicing as a hoop artist for over 5 years and has performed professionally for the last two including private venues, concert venues, and assisted living centers. She is proficient in single and double hula hoop as well as silk fans, poi, and dragon staff. Katarina is a performer for The Dancing Bear Tribe LLC and is a sponsor of your expression zone and thefestiworldc.
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/bubble_hippie/
Facebook : https://m.facebook.com/bubblehippie/?ref=bookmarks
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Katie is a performance artist out of Southern Illinois. She has been practicing as a performance artist for over ten years and has performed professionally for the last three including music festivals, private venues, bars, and wineries. She is proficient in all forms of poi, and hula hoop. Katie is a performer for The Dancing Bear Tribe LLC.
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/poibearkatie/
Facebook : https://m.facebook.com/PoiBearK/
Email : email@example.com
Dizzi Gypsy aka Gypsy aka Desirea Papp is a multi prop artist who loves to put on a show and tell a story when she performs. She loves to engage with the crowd and get people involved. She specializes in hoops but loves to dabble in fire performances and is expanding her arts into aerial as well. Gypsy is a jack of all trades and will conquer any prop or task you put in front of her. She loves to work and inspire others with her troupe, The Dancing Bear Tribe. She has been apart of the tribe for 4 years, and has performed for many artists alongside her bear sisters. Including, Subtronics, Rezz, and many other artists spanning over many genres.
Dancing Kitten AKA Hannah Chopiwskyj is a performing artist based in St Louis, MO. Hannah has been performing at a variety of concert venues, private events, and music festivals since 2019, although she found her love for flow roughly 4 years ago. Dancing Kitten can be found performing with her hoop, silk veil fans, fire wick fans, or dragon staff. She also has experience with fiber whips, go-go dancing, and palm torches. Hannah is proficient with the use of both LED and fire props. Hannah is a performer for The Dancing Bear Tribe, LLC. She has performed with notable artists such as : Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Space Jesus, The Schwag
Whitney is a nationally traveling performing artist from Missouri. She has a special passion for aerial & fire arts. Whitney has been an active performer with The Dancing Bear Tribe for one year and has performed with notable artists such as Shpongle, Of The Trees, BongoJak vs. The Loop Machine, & countless others. Whitney always brings a special magic to each o her performances.
Shayna is a dedicated performer that has had a passion for flowarts for many years. She is from Lawrence, KS and is very involved with the community there. Shayna loves to travel & you can find her on stages with The Dancing Bear Tribe across the country!
FACEBOOK : https://www.facebook.com/ShaynaSpinsPerformanceArt/
INSTAGRAM 1 : https://www.instagram.com/shaynaspins/
INSTAGRAM 2: https://www.instagram.com/shaynasouthard/
Alexa is a traveling, sponsored performing artist from Lawrence, Kansas. Alexa has been a performer with The Dancing Bear Tribe for about a year now, but has been involved in the flow arts community for many years. She loves to perform with a variety of different props, but has a special love for fire dancing.
FACEBOOK : https://www.facebook.com/lexalou100
INSTAGRAM : https://www.instagram.com/lexa_terrestrial/
Amanda Fox is a D.C based multi prop flow artist and fire manipulator. Her flow arts journey started the summer of 2015 after she saw her first taste of what flow arts can bring to events, and the joy that it brings to people. This journey has taken her from dancing alone in the woods to preforming in front of an audience. She trains in long and short silk fans, led silk fans, fire fans, dragon staff, fairy wings, fire breathing, fire eating, palm torches, rope dart and levi wand. Amanda Fox is a FAI certified safety and is excited to bring flow and fire to your next event!
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/amandapandaf0x/?hl=en
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/amanda.fox.12139