Summer Stage is set for this month’s Honolulu Night Market. Join us tonight for food, entertainment and a bit of shopping plus more. Look out also for the street performers featuring stilt walker Lealyn, juggling unicyclist Ronja of Circus Olina, LED hula hoop and poi dance from performers at the Still & Movement Centre,. Plus a creative movement piece, Kundalini, led by Michelle Poppler, and a performance from Rongomau Maori Kapa Haka group. See you tonight at Honolulu Night Market.
Who is Rongomau?
Is a performance troupe made up of Maori performers who currently reside on O’ahu. They all hail from Aotearoa New Zealand.
Who is Ronja?
Circus Arts has been part of Ronja’s life for over 15 years. She is the founder of Circus Olina offering circus activities on O’ahu. She is the circus arts instructor at Wai’alae Public Charter School and at Little Gardeners Pre School.
Who is Lealyn?
In 2012, Lealyn started a nonprofit called Circus of Funnison in Gunnison, CO. With her circus friends they taught circus skills to adults and children. She later picked up acroyoga and stilting skills at that time and taught more classes and did more performing. Today she loves to continue spreading the love of hooping, acroyoga and stilting with the people of O’ahu.
Who is Still & Movement Centre?
Move your body. Still your mind. Still & Moving Center welcomes you, no matter your age or fitness level. We offer mind-body movement classes and workshops in a beautiful, fully equipped, 6,000 square foot, two-story facility in the Kaka’ako area of downtown Honolulu. Come join us! LED Hoop & Poi Dance performed by Jessica, Sey & Kristina.
What is Kundalini?
Kundalini is a dance about how everyone and everything is ultimately energetically connected. It is a structured improve dance piece choreographed by Michelle Jericho Poppler, a multi-media performance artist who is owner and operator of Michy Moody Productions. Costume for this piece is constructed and designed by Rose Wolfe, who is a professional freelance designer and also works with the Iona Contemporary Dance Theater. The dance was first debuted in a black light dance show called “Neon Dreams” produced by Pretty Peacock Productions in Spring of 2014 which was when the title “Kundalini” picked out by the lovely La Femme Rikita, and it has since stuck as the connective tissue between us all.