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Highslide JS   Frank Taylor - Director / Instructor 0 Comments

Frank has been involved with the Flying Trapeze for over 13 years. Frank has performed and taught all over Asia and parts of Europe before moving to the USA to further his flying and catching skills. Together with his identical twin brother, Rob, they have set up their own Flying Trapeze school in the heart of Sydney. After months of design and planning together, Sydney Trapeze School opens their doors, to extend and share the thrill and fun of flying to the general public.

"Shoot for the moon, even if you miss, you'll land amongst the stars!" - Frank Taylor

Highslide JS   Robert Taylor - Director / Instructor 0 Comments

Rob started Flying Trapeze a year before his twin brother. He too has travelled the world, teaching and performing the Flying Trapeze. He has taught trapeze to many celebrites in the U.S and been involved in numerous movies and talk shows, promoting this fun activity! Rob relocated from New York back to Sunny Sydney to set up this unique school in the heart of Sydney!

"Experience is a hard teacher because it gives the test first, the lesson afterwards!" - Robert Taylor

Highslide JS   Jesse Jensen-Kohl - Head Instructor / Artistic Director 0 Comments

Jesse started his circus life at age 12. He has studied mime, classical ballet, contemporary dance and has completed a course in Advertising at Ultimo Tafe in 2007. Jesse has worked for many circus companies including being a core instructor at Cirkidz (Adelaide's premiere circus school), a tent hand and usher for Circus Oz, juggling & Circus instructor at Aerialize and at 18 he was invited to audition for Cirque Du Soleil. Jesse has been working as a Flying Trapeze performer / instructor for over 10 years.

"Time's fun when you're flying!" - Jesse Jensen-Kohl

Highslide JS   Fin Casey AKA Moose - Instructor 0 Comments

Moose is an STS kid having started at the age of 9 in one of the first kids classes. He has since grown up to be an avid juggler and now teaches the juggling and unicycling class. Having been a part of the Youth Performance Troupe since its beginnings he now finds himself instructing the class as well as continuing to enjoy training hard and performing in shows through the year. Moose now teaches Trampoline and Flying Trapeze as well as Juggling. You will find Moose either hanging upside down catching classes, jumping on the trampoline or throwing small humans in the air.

"“Juggling is like Pokemon, you gotta catch em all”" - Fin Casey AKA Moose

Highslide JS   Casey Fenton - Instructor 0 Comments

With a background in Personal Training and a Level One Strength and Conditioning coach, Casey started off bringing his clients to Sydney Trapeze School for group fitness sessions to target their core muscles and have fun. He found that he enjoyed it so much that he signed up to many classes to learn the art of Trapeze. Casey still can't get enough and now teaches and passes on what he has learnt.

"Trapeze rocks!" - Casey Fenton

Highslide JS   Amber Kaldor - Instructor 0 Comments

Amber is currently studying a Bachelor of Physical Education and is competing at International levels in Acrobatics. Amber started attending the School regularly for the IPC classes. Being a talented acrobat, she managed to progress rapidly and is now one of the talented instructors at the school.

"Smile and point your toes!" - Amber Kaldor

Highslide JS   Sally Shaw - Instructor 0 Comments

Sally has trained in RAD classical ballet, jazz, contemporary and lyrical dance for her HSC. Competing in many eisteddfods and dance competitions growing up, at the age of 16 she attended her first flying trapeze class and loved it! Sally started training silks in London's National Centre for Circus Arts in 2010, and within months was hooked doing multiple classes a week taking on learning lyra and fire poi. In 2011 she flew back from London and into the school to continue her love for aerial arts.

"Dance on the ground or en l'air" - Sally Shaw

Highslide JS   Katie McDonagh - Administration / Instructor 0 Comments

Katie started at Sydney Trapeze School as a student in 2011 and fell in love with all things circus. She joined the Instructor Team in 2012 and specializes in Static Trapeze, Silks and Straps. Katie has a background in dance and Athletics focusing on 400m hurdles. Katie has trained intensively with professionals in Australia and Montreal to develop her aerial and performance skills and is excited to keep pushing the boundaries of possibilities.

"Upside Down and Inside Out" - Katie McDonagh