Elena Delgado moved to city to pursue an M.F.A. in sculpture and quickly became a fixture in the underground circus and innovative burlesque communities. As an aerialist, her choreographic approach is informed by her background in art and theater. She performs all over city– from corporate events to underground parties and nightlife fixtures such as The Slipper Room and The Box NYC. Her original design and puppet work has been seen in off-Broadway productions by the Rachel Klein ensemble, Eric Schmallenberger, Trixie Little, The Constellation Moving company and the House of Yes, to name a few.
Elena is passionate about teaching and her style is warm, fun and engaging. She believes that everyone has the ability to learn something new through the study of circus arts. In her beginner classes she emphasizes the importance of positivity and proper conditioning, while her advanced classes help students to gain a solid technical foundation and facilitate their creative exploration and performance quality.