AYANA STRUTZ - AEA (EMC)

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Represented by:

Big Mouth Talent (IL) (312) 421-4400 Commercial, Dance / Choreography, Equity, Hosting, Models, Print, Product Print, Public Appearances, SAG-AFTRA, Theatrical, Voice-Overs

NATIONAL TOURS

The SpongeBob Musical- First National Tour

Ensemble/Sandy Cheeks u/s

National Tour

THEATRE

The Music Man

Ensemble

Goodman Theatre

A Chorus Line

Connie Wong

Porchlight Music Theatre

Charlotte's Web

Charlotte

Arden Theatre Company

Pippin

Theo/Player

Skylight Music Theatre

Peter Pan

Indian/Tiger Lily u/s

Music Theater Works

A Chorus Line

Connie Wong

Short North Stage

Legally Blonde

Sorority Girl/Ensemble

Diamond Head Theatre

Hairspray

Ensemble/Dynamite u/s

Diamond Head Theatre

The King and I

Little Eva/Ensemble

Diamond Head Theatre

Crazy For You

Follies Girl

Diamond Head Theatre

TELEVISION

On-Camera Principal: Swing Dancer

Dr. Pepper Commercial

The Mill Chicago

On-Camera Principal: Non-Chapped Woman

Carmex Commercial

Forward Motion Media

On-Camera Talent: Contortionist

Hefty Commercial

Onion Labs Chicago

DANCE/CIRCUS

Aerialist and Contortionist

Multiple Corporate and Gala Events

Cocodaco Dance Company 2016-2017

Dancer

Evanston, IL

EDUCATION

Professional Circus Arts Training Program

9-month program, Sept 2017- June 2018

Actors Gymnasium, IL

BA in Sociology with Dance Minor

Ohio State University

Columbus, OH- 2015 Graduate

High School Diploma with Theatre Arts Program Certificate

Mid-Pacific Institute School of the Arts

Honolulu,Hawaii- 2011 Graduate

DANCE TRAINING- 20 Years

Jazz

Tap

Modern

Contemporary

Ballet

African

Hip Hop

CIRCUS ARTS TRAINING- 2 Years

Professional Circus Arts Training Program

9-month program, Sept 2017- June 2018

Actors Gymnasium, IL

Aerial Arts

Lyra, Trapeze, Silks Rope, Spanish Web

Contortion

Tumbling

Hand-balancing and Partner Acrobatics

Physical Theatre/Clowning

Chinese Pole

Ayana is a Chicago-based dancer and circus artist originally from Honolulu, Hawaii. She is currently an Equity Membership Candidate. With over 20 years of training in various dance forms, she is also a graduate of circus school with focuses in aerial dance and contortion. Whether it be live performance or television, she is passionate about merging her backgrounds of dance, circus, and theatre and being a multidimensional artist. More media and news can be found by visiting her website at www.ayanastrutz.com

Physical Characteristics / Measurements

Height: 5'

Weight: 115 lbs

Eyes: Brown

Hair Color: Black

Hair Length: Long

 

3-ball juggling, Aerial Dance, Aerialist, Circus Arts, Costumed character, Handbalancing, Lyra, Partner Acrobatics, Spanish Web, Trapeze, Tumbling, Aerobics, Cheerleading, Contortionist, Gymnastics, Jump Rope, Roller Skating, Rollerblading, Running - General, Running - Long Distance, Running - Sprint, Swimming - ability - general, Swimming - breast stroke, Trampoline, Yoga, Clowning, Dance Acro, Dance Ballet, Dance Cha Cha, Dance Hip Hop, Dance Jazz, Dance Mambo, Dance Modern, Dance Rumba, Dance Salsa, Dance Samba, Dance Swing, Dance Tango, Dance Tap, Dancer, Improvisation, Juggler, Singer, Vocal Range: Alto, Asian Accent, Asian - Japanese Accent, Fluent Japanese