Tyler Ayres – TADA, Acrobatics Arts, RAD, RG Canada
Internationally acclaimed and recognized choreographer and entertainer from Australia, Tyler is an expert in aerial arts, acrobatics, hand balancing, tumbling and hand-to-hand. Tyler was the youngest person ever to be funded by the Australian government ARTS ACT fund and has been working professionally in the entertainment industry since the age of 9. Companies that have benefited from Tyler’s performance and instruction include names from Cirque du Soleil and the Australia Institute of Sport to BLOCH and IADMS. In 2009, Tyler toured Central America with the International Ballet Theatre, raising much needed funds for a foundation for youth diagnosed with HIV. Tyler furthered his profession and expertise, in the cruise industry, sailing the world as an entertainer and contributor in performance conception. In 2013, Tyler moved to Canada were he was instrumental in the beginning stages of Acrobatic Arts, one of the largest acrobatics curriculums in the world, by constructing a large portion of the hand balancing syllabus. He also drove the design and launch of a new centre for high level and aspiring athletes while based in Calgary. Tyler now calls Vancouver home and is the Director of Vancouver Academy of Dances’s Half Day elite Aerial and Acrobatics program, the first of its kind in Western Canada. He also manages time to be the Founding Director of TADA, Tyler Ayres Dance and Aerial, which develops and represents top level performers and publishes a training curriculum for hand balancing, suitable for athletes, aerialists, dancers and acrobats.