Prerequisites

Level 1 Silks, Trapeze, Lyra & Rope

– At least one year of aerial experience on the apparatus of the training you are applying for
– Audition Video

Level 2 in Silks, Trapeze, Lyra & Rope

– Must have completed preceding levels (apparatus specific) with Paper Doll Militia or another Born to Fly provider
-Audition video


Audition Video Requirements

*All audition videos should be filmed with safe rigging and a crash pad of at least 4 in / 10 cm for level 1 trainings & 6 in / 15 cm for level 2 and above
**Please note that each skill doesn’t not have to be done in succession, they can be filmed separately from one another.

Level 1 Silks Skills

Video of Audition Silks for Silks

1 climb – Standard or Russian (both sides)
Footlock (from a climb – both sides)
3 footlock skills of your choice (can be all on one side)
Straddle invert from a climb (both sides)

Level 1 Rope Skills (Full Course or Rope Fast Track)

Video of Audition Skills for Rope

Straight Arm Hang for 20 Seconds
Windmill Hip Key from the Ground both sides
3 footlock skills of your choice (can be all on one side)
Bell Beats
Front Back Pike Beats

Level 1 Trapeze Skills

Video of Audition Skills
Tuck or straddle invert under the bar
Knee Hang
3 second Tuck hold in the ropes (upright – not inverted)
5 beginner skills of your choice

Level 1 Lyra Skills

Video of Audition Skills
Tuck or Straddle invert under the bar
Tuck under the top bar to knee hang
Knee hang top bar and back to sitting
Full dead hang from top bar and pull up to sitting (no tempo)
5 beginner skills of your choice

Level 2 Silks Skills

Video of Audition Skills
Windmill hipkey from bent arms from a climb (Both sides) 
Same side wrap on both sides (catchers) from bent arms from a climb
Cross back straddle (from any type of footlock) 
3 egg rolls (split silks tuck inversion)
3 beginner / intermediate skills of your choice

Level 2 Rope Skills

Windmill hipkey from bent arms from a climb (both sides) 
Same side wrap / “Catchers” from bent arms from a climb (both sides) 
30 second straight arm hang (2 sets – switch the hand that’s on top)
Bell Beats
Turn Pike beats

Level 2 Lyra Skills

Pullover to Front Balance
Front Balance hold 15 sec
Pike Beat to Tuck Under Top Bar
Side Ankle Hang
Single Knee hang on bottom bar
5 intermediate skills of your choice

Level 2 Trapeze Skills

Pullover to Front Balance
Front Balance hold 15 sec
Pike Beat to Tuck Under the Bar
Double Ankle Hang
Single Knee hang
5 intermediate skills of your choice


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