Alicia Dawn

Aerialist, Contortionist, Performance Artist

Nashville's premier, award-winning circus arts performer and instructor.

Height: 5'8"
Weight: 135
Hair: Blonde
Eyes: Blue

Date of Birth: September 24, 1983
Citizenship: US
Residency: Nashville, TN, US
Language: English

Production/show Highlights


“Webs” (an original work-in-progress production) — contortion, cube, invented apparatus

“Lautrec” resident artist — contortion

Caroline Colouche & Co (“Rouge”, an original production) — double hammock, contortion, cube, fabric


Top Hat Sideshow (Henry Ford Museum) — aerial silk, contortion

Bloom Festival Headliner -- contortion

Skylark Entertainment -- contortion

Savannah Sweet Tease Festival -- chair contortion

Grand Guignol Original Theatrical Work -- contortion


Cirque Motion, (2016, 2014) -- fabric, lyra, double hammock, contortion, duo trapeze, duo lyra

"Hearts We Share" -- double hammock, contortion

Circus Spectacular (NECCA) -- double hammock

Rhinestone Cabaret -- chair contortion, tippy lyra

MCB: Summer Camp -- contortion, and lyra

Wasabassco: Slumber Party -- duo acro contortion


NHL All-Star Pre-Game Show -- aerial hoop

Wasabassco 1 Year Anniversary -- chair contortion

Miss Pole Dance America -- aerial hoop and double hammock

Music City Burlesque's Boo-lesque -- aerial hoop and chair contortion


Girls On Trapeze Herself Rising tour -- double hammock, contortion, and trapeze

KLOVE Music Awards -- aerial silks

Alethea Austin's Live Dancing Girls -- chair contortion and double hammock

"Cabaret Noir" -- duo aerial hoop


Aerial Acrobatic Arts Festival -- duo trapeze

Women's Work -- duo aerial hoop

From Out Of the Ordinary -- contortion and double hammock




2018 Contortion Intensive

2010 Graduate NECCA Professional Training Program, major in aerial, focus on her invented apparatus double hammock of rope, minor in contortion

2005 Bachelor Degree in English Studies, minor in Education

Video projects

Mr. Gabriel Help Me Out music video

PLUMB God Help Me video

PLUMB Exhale video

Contorture DVD with Jonathan Nosan

Voodoo Fix, Voodoo video

Workshops, instruction & choreography

Aerial Fabricators, Caroline Calouch Company, Susan Murphy's The Marsh, SUSPEND, Alethea Austin's The Chrome Bar, ESH, Dragonfly Aerial Arts Studio, Miss Pole Dance America, Concordia Academy, Expression City Performing Arts, abrasive media