Only Child IS on NPR!

Only Child Aerial Theatre is featured in a segment about NYU Skirball's Circus Now festival on National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition" March 4, 2017! Listen to co-founders Nicki Miller and Kendall Rileigh discuss aerial theatre what's next for circus:

CircusTalk asks: What's next for AmericaN circus?

"We’re part of a movement toward the diversification of circus and its integration with other genres such as theatre... we hope that when people see American circus work they know it is American because it is urgent, it is relevant, it is inclusive, truthful, and brave.”

- Nicki Miller and Kendall Rileigh weigh on CircusTalk's piece "New Circus Doors in the US":


the time to Donate is now!
End of year giving 2016

Check out this performance from our 2016 fundraiser: Uproar: A Benefit Speakeasy for Only Child Aerial Theatre! As of November 25, 2016, we are still $4,000 away from our end of year fundraising goal. Donate and help us keep going: 


ASYLUM performS at nyu skirball center for the performing arts

as part of Circus Now: International Contemporary Circus Exposure
FRIDAY March 3, 2017 8pm

"Circus Now returns to NYU Skirball following two sold-out seasons, with three programs of boundary-pushing  contemporary circus featuring the world’s most innovative and inspired companies."-  NYU Skirball website, with full lineup and details


TDF Theatre dictionary: Aerial Theatre

Only Child Aerial Theatre collaborated with TDF (Theatre Development Fund) to help spread the word about aerial theatre! Nicki and Kendall wrote an essay that includes an overview of what aerial theatre is, who is doing it, and where you can learn more. See the full piece:


Only Child artists discuss asylum on npr's "the state of things" at wunc

Frank Stasio of North Carolina Public Radio's "The State of Things" interviewed our artists about the creation of ASYLUM, the state of mental healthcare in the U.S. , and why aerial theatre is how we tackle these issues. Listen to the full interview (19 min) here:


Only Child's First Frantic Assembly Chair Duet

Nicki and Kendall participated in Frantic Assembly's International Chair Duet Challenge. 

The piece was featured on Frantic Assembly Chair Duet Website the website and was one the most "liked" entries!