Ilsa Greatorex-Duncan

Ilsa leads Aerial Fitness, Aerial Dance Series, and trains and performs trapeze at MASC. She has been acting and dancing since the age of four. Over the years she's been trained in Classical and Contemporary Theatre, Jazz, Modern, Tango, Hip Hop, Ballet, Pole Fitness, Pilates, Stage Combat, Voice Technique, and she's performed in over twenty-five shows. She attend Circle in the Square Theatre School in New York City and afterwards began her exploration in Aerial Dance. After two years of aerial study in the city she chose to deepen her technique and moved to Boulder, CO. for Frequent Flyer’s Aerial Dance Professional Training Program. Once graduated, Ilsa joined a Denver based circus troupe, Mesmerie Entertainment LLC & Kaleidoscope Circus Arts, and began performing regularly as well as coaching aerial arts at Miraas Circus Arts and Denver Dance in Denver, CO. Ilsa now resides in Missoula, MT and has co-founded Prismatic Aerial Theatre with Caitlin Warr, founder of Big Sky Aerial Dance. Ilsa currently coaches trapeze, lyra, aerial fitness, aerial choreography, and aerial dance at MASC. 

Ilsa Greatorex-Duncan instructs the following:
  • Aerial Fitness
  • Level: All
    Age: 16+
    Focus: Fitness/Conditioning
    Prereq: Drop-in
    Description: This is flow style cue class.
    Intended for the beginner as well as a supplement class for students enrolled in other aerial classes. Foundation and building blocks are the most important in creating a sustainable aerial practice. Emphasizes aerial movement mechanics with conditioning and technique; build strength, coordination, balance, and alignment. Complements sequencing by giving the gift of endurance and proficiency. Modifications and variations are offered to assist students in reaching their goals. 

  • Adult Trap/Lyra Series Module 2
  • Level: Intermediate
    Age: 16+
    Focus: Integrated class (skills/technique & fitness/conditioning)
    Prereq: An unaided knee hang, proficient entry/exit, beat to seat
    Description: This is a workshop style class.
    Includes eight 90 minute progressive curriculum classes, deeper practice into skills and concepts learned in Intro Series. This is a prerequisite for Adult Aerial Dance Series which is a prerequisite to perform in Spring Student Showcase! $200 for 8 classes, early bird and member discounts apply.

  • Private Party
  • 2 hour rental for $175
    75 minute customized class for up to 8 people
    45 minutes for your own celebration; tables/chairs/wifi
    $10/person beyond the first 8 people