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What We Do

AscenDance is the Performance arm of the Gainesville Circus School based in Gainesville, Florida. If you want to learn to do what we do - even if you never want to perform - go to the Gainesville Circus Center. Our classes range from beginner to professional level.

If you want a performance of a lifetime, Contact Us. We have a number of acts ready-to-go, or give us advance notice and we can create something just for you built around your event.

Aerial Acts

Aerial performances available in a wide range of cirque apparatus including:

  • aerial silks
  • lyra
  • trapeze
  • triple trapeze
  • pole
  • swinging pole
  • spanish web
  • straps
  • hammock

Custom aerial apparatus design also an option. Solos, duets, and groups available for any act.

Samba, Salsa, And Acro

Ground acts include samba, salsa, hula hoop, ballet, modern and hip hop dancers, stilts, fire eaters/spinners, burlesque, clowns, drag, and partner acrobatics.

Aerial Bartending

Impress your guests with aerial bartenders. Aerialists provide ambiance entertainment with inverted service.

Dusty’s Ragtime & Novelties

Dusty’s Ragtime & Novelties creates an authentic cabaret atmosphere with innovative ragtime interpretations of hits ranging from Billy Joel to David Bowie to Taylor Swift.

Dusty’s virtuoso skills on the keys are sure to impress any audience, but this show has even more to offer with aerialists and acrobats bringing sensuality, comedy, and daring entertainment to this revue style performance.

Electro Aerial Show

Electro Aerial Show features aerialists, acrobats and dancers performing to the sound of classic jazz and electric swing. The choreographed presentations are enveloped with ambiance entertainment provided by live jazz music and aerial bartenders. Inverted aerialists pour drinks for guests while the sound of classic jazz fills the air. This show is the perfect way to impress your guests, adding incomparable glamour to any event.

Corey in Silks