“Joy Performs with an ethereal Grace that leaves her audience
Joy Weick has performed throughout western Canada as an aerialist and dancer professionally since 2011. Drawing on an extensive history of classical ballet and yoga, she specializes in multidisciplinary dance and aerial fabric. Originally from Victoria BC, Weick relocated to the Kootenays in early 2016 to further develop her performance and coaching career.
Performance highlights include Kaslo Jazz Etc, Kamp, Calgary’s Cirque de la Nuit events, and Shambhala Music Festival. She has performed with many renowned artists, including Emancipator, CloZee, Truth, Ivy Lab, Maribou State, Christian Löffler, The Polish Ambassador, Big Wild, Shakey Graves and more.
Weick studied at prestigious ballet academies and apprenticed with the Canadian Pacific Ballet in Victoria before discovering her love for aerials. Training with many esteemed professionals, Weick has developed a versatile, distinguished style to suit many different occasions and events. Her stage presence is marked by an ethereal grace that inspires her audience to take a deeper look at human possibility and creative potential.
Weick has always found deep passion in expressive movement and loves to encourage others to empower themselves through the aerial arts. A student of NECCA’s instructor trainings and a teacher and longtime practitioner of yoga, she incorporates a healthy focus on proper technique and injury prevention, while creating an approachable and welcoming atmosphere in her classes at Discover Circus in Nelson, B.C.