Here at The Hoop Mistresses, we have quite a unique, and colorful cast of characters. But unlike many other entertainment companies, our characters are not just performers - they're our family. So please take a moment to take a look over our characters....our family.
Hailing originally from Reading, Pennsylvania. Luna Le'Strange, a self-driven sphere tamer specializes in fire manipulation arts and LED creations. Providing visual stimulation and meditative healing through cognitive flow, therapy. She generates her holistic healing from a variety of practices, ayurveda, reiki, yoga, massage, contortion, and flow arts. Luna Le'Strangebegan her journey approximately 6 years ago, during a memorial service for her late brother, Joshua Rahn. There was a hula hoop, a blue sky and a void. Very quickly, she understood the unique bond between oneself and the sacred circle. Here, her desire grew from hula hoop to aerials and finally reconnecting with her roots in dance.
Melody is a fire performer based out of Atlanta, GA and is the flow artist for the Southeast branch of The Hoop Mistresses. She began hooping in March 2010 and focused solely on her dedication to the circle until fans came into her life in 2012. From there, Melody's love for all things flow arts exploded and she began to spin any prop she could get her hands on! Today Melody is an active member in flow festivals and burns around the Southeast United States, as well as a co-host of the largest flow jam in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Out of the multitude of props she's tried and loved, her favorite objects to spin are fans and the dragon staff. Melody has also begun her journey into cirque arts in the form of aerial silks and lyra and will start to perform with these new skills by year's end!
Ms. Sage is an aspiring and self taught circus performer who has experience and certifications to work with children, as well as adults. She incorporates her interests of the circus lifestyle with her love for education to inspire those of all ages. Ms. Sage has dance experience that is derived from many different cultures, and brings that experience to each and every one of her amazing performances..
Coral Chaotic began her hoop Journey in 2013, it is a part of her life she is forever grateful for. Coral Chaotic stated, "I was introduced to poi first which I learned all the basics of and thoroughly enjoyed however , one day I picked up a hula hoop and it became an extension of my soul." She began hooping everyday teaching herself and using internet sources to learn more tricks and with this knowledge and commitment she had created her own fresh style of hoop dance. Her goals as a hoop dancer and fire manipulator are to bring a positive influence to all events which she is honored to be a part of, to share this beautifully ancient art with the world.
Adnap has 8 years of experience in rave dance culture. Becomimg a self taught dancer and street performer at 21, he experiments with a variety of music genres, trying to master musicality and simplicity for precise performances. Adnap was inspired after his first year of self-teaching in open-styled dancing, at age 23 he expanded his repertoire through determination and motivation, eventually getting into the flow arts and bonebreaking (a style of contortion dancing). With over 4 years in the tutting and liquid digits lifestyle, Adnap can wow individuals in a crowd with lightshows of the normal variety and experimental. A lively performer who enjoys hyping the general event in many ways, he loves spreading knowledge and positive ideals where ever he goes.
Dr. K is a self-taught turf dancer who specializes in Contortion (bone breaking), Gliding, and Tutting. Dr. K hails from the depths of Reading, PA. With 4 years in the local dance community and 7 years within the Rave Culture, Dr. K has developed the experience and prestige to truly wow the crowd. This spirited performer enjoys hyping any event due to his versatile genre exposure and music history.