Susan on Swinging Cerceau

Susan M. Voyticky

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height 5'4" (165 cm) eyes Brown
weight 110 lbs (52 kg) hair Brown
nationality American, Irish voice Soprano
Contact Education Experience Training Relevant Skills


09/1999 - 10/2001

The Circus Space

09/1996 - 06/1997

Ecole Jacques Lecoq

  • Intensive study of physical theater, including mime, mask, and acrobatics
  • Participation in LEM (extended study in movement applied to the plastic arts)

09/1991 - 09/1995

Stanford University


03/2010 Aerial Arts Stronger The BlackTop Circus Paradise Theater, NYC
  Original swinging cerceau act performed in an urban variety showcase.
12/2009 Aerial Arts Trigger The Box New York City
  Original static cerceau act performed in an eccentric cabaret.
01/2008 Aerial Arts, Ensemble Fantastic World Universal Studios Osaka, Japan
  Corde lisse, tissue and character work for a beautiful fable.
02/2007 Aerial Arts The Magic of Soul Universoul Circus US Tour
  Version of original swinging cerceau act for the opening of the show.
10/2006 Aerial Arts, Ensemble The Medea Project: Concrete Jungle Rhodessa Jones Lorraine Hansberry Theater, SF
  The theater for incarcerated women radical interprets Amos Tutuola’s My Life in the Book of Ghosts.
09/2006 Aerial Arts, Ensemble Fish & Chips Eat Cake Productions CounterPulse, SF
  Physical performance to explore the place where absurdity, politics, love and food intersect.
04/2006 Dance, Singing Lotta's Opera Epiphany Productions San Francisco
  Site specific work to reveal the history of San Francisco through dance, theatre and song.
04/2006 Dance, Singing Io and Her and the trouble with Him Joanna Haigood Zaccho Dance Theatre, SF
  Principle role of Io, in this dance opera based on the ancient Greek myth of Io.
08/2005 Aerial Arts, Singing Caravan Stage: Vanishing Currents Paul Kirby European Tour
  Principal role of Assyria, the godless deity. A multi-genre political play dealing with the plight of refugees.
05/2005 Aerial Arts, Dance 3rd Annual American Circus Festival Broken UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz
  Solo for static cerceau -- Winner of the Most Innovative Act
04/2004 Aerial Arts, Dance Springboard Season presents Crossed Stars The Circus Space
  Duet for aerialist and juggler Max Haverkamp; also performed at the British Juggling Convention
12/2002 Aerial Arts, Ensemble New Pickle Circus: Circumstance Gypsy Snider Cowell Theater
  Principal role in the revival of the preeminent circus based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
06/2002 Aerial Arts, Ensemble Circo Zero Keith Hennessy Artaud
  A fusion of popular and experimental, contemporary and ancient performance forms.
03/2002 Aerial Fabric Indivisible Amanda Starr somArts Cultural Center
  A Circo Zero creation specifically for the Radical Performance Festival.
03/2002 Swinging Cerceau Abandon   Dance Mission Theatre
  Solo with live singing; also performed in the International Mime Festival.
09/2001 Cradle Untitled Joyce Henderson The Circus Space
  One-hour ensemble production with seventeen performers.
11/2000 Asst. Director, Corde Lisse Tick Deborah Pope Circa Festival;
Auch, France
  Two-week creation for Project Ellipse.
10/2000 Cerceau Crossed Stars Max Haverkamp Festisis
  Duet for aerialist and juggler; also performed for the London Juggling Convention.
05/2000 Doubles The Garden of Eden Daniel Lechner Stratford Festival
  Duet with acrobalancing and doubles trapeze on a figure of eight.
06/1999 Cerceau Le cirque dans la rue Les Noctambles Nanterre, Paris
  Static cerceau solo in a parade.
07/1997 Creator, Singer Strate Ayel Lambert Paris
  Improvisational music and movement group.


10/2002 - 03/2003 Yoga Teacher Training 10 hrs/wk Sri Louise
05/2002 (Workshop) Aerial Dance 10 hrs Jo Kreiter
04/2002 - Handstands and Acrobatics 2 hrs/wk Lu Yi
04/2002 (Workshop) Swinging Cerceau and Aerial Fabric 20 hrs Frederique Debitte
01/1998 - 06/1999 Contact Improvisation 3 hrs/wk Didier Silhol
07/1997 - 06/1999 Classical Dance 6 hrs/wk Yves Casati
09/1997 - 06/1999 Capoeira (Brazilian dance/combat) 6 hrs/wk Lucia Palmares
09/1994 - 07/1995 Aikido 2 hrs/wk Frank Doran
03/1994 - 06/1994 Butoh 5 hrs/wk Various
  Workshop in exploration of movement on the dark side of the moon in Kyoto, Japan

Relevant Skills

Vocal training 4 yrs. lyrical singing: Evelyn Draper, Kate Rowland, Pierre Muller, and François Galais
Manipulation Can juggle 4 balls, 3 rings or clubs; experience with stilts, whips, and wire
Other physical Basic horseback riding ability; excellent swimmer; stage combat; ballroom dancing
Languages Fluent in French; minimal Japanese

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