Senior Instructor – Rope, Fabrics, Straps
Molly Graves is a Tennessee native and recent Athens transplant who boasts a life-long interest in all things acrobatic. After completing the New England Center for Circus Arts ProTrack Program in 2011-12 with a focus on rope & static trapeze, Molly returned to Vermont in 2015 to teach on NECCA’s staff as a lead rope and fabric coach for ProTrack. Additional teaching credits include the International Aerial Dance Festival in Boulder, CO; the International Rope Meeting in Barcelona, Spain; East Coast Aerial Arts Festival and Carolina Aerial & Dance Exchange (CADE) in Charlotte, NC; Atlanta Aerial Arts Festival; and collaborations with Susan Murphy at The Marsh Studio in Darien, GA.
Molly has had the honor to perform as a guest artist with Acrobatic Conundrum; at Circus Now’s International Contemporary Circus Exposure in NY; at the International Aerial Dance Festival in Boulder, CO, and at the International Aerial Acrobatic Arts Festival in Denver, CO, where she was awarded “Best Technical Performance” for her aerial rope act. Additionally, she counts herself lucky to be a member of the inspiring & empowering companies Girls on Trapeze and Big Teeth Performance Collective.