Sacha Blanchard

Sacha will work with Mark on teaching Cyr and acro this year. A Cyr artist who has also previously coached gymnasts at elite level, this will be her first EADF.

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Lindsey Butcher

Lindsey is the Artistic Director of Gravity & Levity and founder of the EADF now in its eighth year. Lindsey regularly mentors and directs professional artists and this year is available to work with you in creating your own piece, (act creation).

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Jonothan Campbell

Jonothan is our dedicated EADF rigging technician and guru having overseen the rigging on 6 festivals now.If you get him chatting you’ll discover he has also worked with almost every aerial dance co in UK and Ireland,oh and he’s also an all round lovely fella.

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Kat Cooley

Is an EADF mainstay and also a regular tutor at the IADF as a core member of Fidget Feet. A wonderful teacher with a great sense of fun – if you haven’t met Kat yet sign up for one of her classes now!

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Suzon Gheur

Suzon will assist classes this year but has extensive teaching experience. She already holds a degree in Circus pedagogy and recently graduated from NECCA’s pro-track programme.

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Mark Glover

Mark is a much sought after Cyr wheel teacher and this will be his fourth year of teaching at the EADF. Mark’s classes are hugely popular so get in there early.

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Shereen Hussain

Shereen will assist classes again this year and also lead the hula-hoop class. – we’re sure you’ll love working with her.


Magalie Lanriot

Magalie’s dance class is always a festival sell out. A gorgeous mover and wonderfully generous and intuitive teacher you can catch her at several points throughout the day including act creation.

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Chantal McCormick

Is another EADF regular and has taught almost every year since its inception. As AD of Fidget Feet she also founded the Irish Aerial Dance Fest our sister aerial festival.

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Lydia Morgan

Lydia is aerial festival regular but this will be her EADF premiere. A beautiful aerial artist and experienced teacher – welcome Lydia!

Mark Morreau

Mark documents the entire EADF, capturing all aspects of the festival creating wonderful snapshots and a short film each year. This year he will also film the weekend performances for participants.


KJ Mortimer

A gorgeous dancer and talented dance and yoga teacher, this will be KJ’s first aerial dance festival so be nice!

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Sarah Poole

Lucky, lucky us! We’ve been trying for years to get Sarah to teach at the EADF and we’ve finally done it. Don’t miss your chance to study with one of ENC’s lead aerial tutors. Name your favourite rope and trapeze artists to graduate from ENC - Sarah taught them!

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Ana Prada

We are so delighted to welcome Ana to the EADF, an extraordinary fabric artist and aerial innovator. Ana has been a regular at the French Aerial Festival for the past few years but this is her first EADF – hurray.