Stephen Williams, with A Bachelor Degree in Circus Arts awarded in 2004 by the National Institute of Circus Arts (Australia) provided the springboard for a spectacular international career that has seen him training and choreographing performers for work ranging from internationally televised ceremonial events, nation-wide parades as well as having taken the opportunity to work on a few of the most famous variety shows in the world… there was even an Olivier award winner along the way!
As far as work with people to help them build the skills they need to achieve, here are a few examples…
2012 London Olympic Torch Relay arrival celebrations: Aerial and Acrobatic Director/coach.
2010 World Expo Shanghai: Creation and performance of the resident Aerial show @Australian pavilion.
2008 European City Culture Opening Ceremony: Creation and performance team member, devising aerial equipment choreography.
2006 Asia Games Opening, Core acrobatic creation team: The Asia Games Opening and Closing ceremonies, as part of the creative team working with hand-balancers and acrobatic, flying harness work and mass comedy sword fighting.
Having tought from 2007-2013 at National Centre for Circus Arts UK: (Aerial straps, Handbalance and Partner acro coach in the BA (hons) program) Stephen was also granted by through NCCUK, the ability to be involved closely in the FEDEC publication
2012 Aerial Straps Module/Module Sangles Aériennes: Listed Contributor/participant in creation of the FEDEC modules as a Cyllabus for Aerial straps at the level of BA Hons. Hosted at ENC.
Currently touring with La clique, catch these classes while you can!