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Irene brought from Austria the innovation and art of her European culture to complement her training at New Zealand’s only circus school. After graduating she became the aerialist in her performance collective “Artfool"
She has performed at a variety of events and venues; from the good natured fun of The Big Fireworks Night of Ross, to the beautiful setting of Virginia Lake for the Wanganui Arts Festival,  the prestigious Great Lakes Centre in the Taupo Arts Festival as well as in numerous buildings, circus tents and under the open sky.


The beautiful Irene Goed, presents this cutting edge aerial circus form, an airborne ballet, suspended from cascades of flowing cloth pouring down from above. Six minutes of ethereal sculpture, seamless transitions and fluid movement. The tissu, being one of the easiest and safest aerial apparatus to rig can be performed in almost any venue to equal effect.


This traditional circus art form has been taken by Irene to different spheres, she can present it in character, such as the comical witch in the slapstick "Boil and Bubble" or moving from one daring trick to the next in a more traditional style. It can be done as a static piece or (if space and rigging allow) the more spectacular  swinging.



The simple act of climbing a chord is transformed by Irene into something mystical. Not only does she make it look effortless, but she gracefully combines the beauty of form and movement with spectacular spinning at breathtaking speed.



     350 experienced Australian conference attendees is a pretty daunting task but you managed to absolutely stun and captivate them with your stunning acrobatic feats. You were a pleasure to deal with during all correspondence and on the night and to hear comparisons with Cirque du Soleil I think really explains the professionalism of you both.

Jacqui Smith

Managing Director

Event Impressions Ltd.

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