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If you are looking for a full theatrical stage show, or stunning acts for your special event, a ringmaster to enliven your auction or a customized production for your community event, we can help you!

I LOVED the performances. . . so classy, funny, artistic, and just the right mix and timing for each performance. Vicky Pittman, Colonial Theatre, Director of Education & Community Engagement

Nimble Arts was founded by identical twin aerialists Elsie Smith & Serenity Smith Forchion to create inventive works of theatrical circus. They are Bronze Medal winners at the Albacete Circus Festival, and received a Special Award at the invitational Wuqiao Circus Festival in China for their unique spinning duo trapeze act. Their ensemble includes performers formerly with Cirque du Soleil, Cirque Eloize, Circa, Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey & Pickle Family Circus. In 2015 the company was an invited for a guest performance at Jacob's Pillow Festival with their touring show RUCKUS, and Elsie & Serenity are the 2016 Governor's choice for Walter Cerf Excellence in the Arts Award and the 2016 American Circus Educators Excellence in Education Award. Acts for Booking

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Fee support is available through the New England States Touring (NEST) program of the New England Foundation for the Arts. Visit for more information.

See a time lapse video of us setting up our freestanding aerial rig which can go on stage or outdoors and pretty much anywhere!
Nimble Arts freestanding aerial rig


Flip Fly Fun! by Nimble Arts can be customized for your theater or event
The magic begins when the world goes upside down and up in the air! Jugglers, acrobats, aerialists and clowns transform the stage into a playground where your whole family can wonder, dream, and be dazzled!

The twins individually choreograph and teach for circus, dance & theater companies and schools. They offer an array of Workshops as well as progressive Aerial Teacher Trainings.

In 2007 Elsie & Serenity founded the New England Center for Circus Arts. for recreational and professional students.

Nimble Arts builds aerial equipment & offers instructional DVDS that are 'by aerialists, for aerialists'. See our Aerial Equipment sales page for Fabrics, Trapezes, Aerial Yoga Hammocks and rigging specific to these apparatus.

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