Our Spring 2024 schedule is posted! Please note that classes will appear as “out of stock” until we open up web registration this upcoming Monday, December 11. Fall classes still run through December 16.

black and white headshot of Ricardo Paz

Ricardo Paz

Guest Teaching Artist

Ricardo Paz is a Portuguese acrobat, performer, and actor specializing in chinese pole acrobatics and contemporary acro-dance. He studied in CNAC- Centre National des Arts du Cirque, the Superior Consevatory of Circus Arts in Chalons-en-Champagne, France. Ricardo has worked with many directors such as As Palavras form Claudio Bernardo (Bruxelles), Séverine Chavrier in Avignon Festival, Yves-Noel Genod who invited him to play Hamlet-Unlimited (In ARTDANTHÉ Festival, Paris).  He played the solo Performance Légion by Jean-Luc Verna (Danse Danse Festival 2018 at Le Point Ephémère, Paris). He collaborated with Nelly Koster in the International Youth Refugees Art Program Europefiction 2019 as a workshop leader teaching acrobatics, partnering, and improvisation techniques in Consol Theater, Germany. Ricardo has created many of his own works on Chinese Pole, performing in a variety of venues from international theaters to television show such as Tu Si Que Vales and Portugal’s Got Talent, and was awarded a prize in the Vegas Arts Film Festival 2017 for Best Art Film and Best Performance for his chinese pole solo, The Boat.

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