Tanya Lester

Advanced static trapeze

Drops into clicks, Mini tomba, One toe and heel hang and maybe some twists.

Tanya Lester

As an original Fruit Fly performer, Tanya toured Australia, was invited to Paris to compete in the “Cirque de domain” world children’s circus competition, where she won gold in the aerial section, and performed and toured to Canada twice. As a performer and circus teacher, she participated in two Nanjing International and the Russian International training projects. Between 1988 and 1995 Tanya performed at World Expo 88, Rock n Roll Circus (now Circa), Circus Oz; and then in 1995 partnered with Al Fowler and created their own company “CirFunKus”. Between 2000 and 2004, Tanya held the position of Training Director. From 2004 – 2011 Tanya ran circus troupes in Tallangatta and Yackandandah, teaching circus skills to people ranging from two to 70 years of age fulfilling her passion to teach people of all ages circus skills and pass on the joy of circus and the benefits it gives to all. Tanya returned to the Fruit Flies in 2011 to take on the role of Circus Arts and Circus Tots Coordinator., Assessor of Certificate III in Circus Basics and coach of circus skills.