Q&A With Amanda Dellapenta | Aerialist Acrobat | Ontario – Canada

To assist you in booking Amanda Dellapenta – Aerialist/Acrobat – Ontario Canada for your upcoming event, we recently had a Q&A session with her!

Q: What are the most common events that you perform at?

A: I perform at weddings and corporate events as well as in full productions.

Q: How long have you been in the entertainment industry?
A. I have been performing in the industry for the last 5 years.

Q: On average, how much do you cost to hire?
A. It varies but on average between $400 – $800.

Q: Is there audience interaction in your act?
A. My act is a fun and exciting spectacle and audiences are entranced but they don’t participate.

Q: What’s your favourite gig to date and why?
A. The circus show I performed in and hosted. I worked on the organisation and the performing side of things, which I really enjoyed.

Q: Describe your act in 5 words.
A. Exciting, Thrilling, Flexibility, Spinning, Fun.

Q: Where have you performed in the country/world?
A. Canada, USA and Africa.

Q: Performing your act, what’s your biggest achievement so far?
A. Performing in an amazing circus show in Virginia.

Q: What do you personally enjoy most about performing?
A. I love being able to make an event memorable and being able to excite people.

Q: Are there any occasions that your act is better suited to?
A. I have different acts that can be suited to any occasion.

Q: Are there any occasions that you would not advise to book you for?
A. No.

Q: What’s the biggest crowd you’ve performed to so far?
A. A crowd of 1000.

Q: What type of occasion/event have you the most experience in performing at?
A. Weddings and corporate events.

Q. Do you have over-time charges if the event runs late?
A. A small fee for over time.

Q. What questions would you need to know from a booker?
A. Ceiling heights, rigging point and length of performance needed.

Q. Do you have any video links on your Profile for a booker to view your act?
A. Yes, you can find a video and links on my Entertainers Worldwide profile.

Q. Can you tailor your act to the booker’s requirements?
A. Yes, provided I have enough time.

Q. Do you need any special arrangements in order to perform?
A. The venue must allow aerial acts.

Q. Do you have online reviews on your Profile that bookers can read?
A. Not yet but I will be adding some soon.

Q. What is the average duration of your act?
A. 4-6 minutes.

Q. Do you have an ideal age-range for your act?
A. My act is suitable for all ages. Children, teenagers, adults and seniors all enjoy it.

Q. Are there any cancellation fees?
A. Yes, if it is cancelled 1 week prior to the show.

Q. What sets your act apart from your competition?
A. I will try my best to customize my act to suit the client’s needs, including song choice.

Q. What was your worst gig and why?
A. I am happy to say, I have not had a worst gig. I enjoy every show.

Q. Do you have an interval?
A. No.

Q. Are you insured for Public Liability?
A. Yes.

Q. Do you sell any merchandise?
A. No.

Q. If you were to cancel on the day due to an emergency, do you provide a back-up?
A. Yes, I would have someone else perform in my place.

Q. Are there any other services you provide, such as MC’ing?
A. No.

Q. How long before the event do you typically arrive at the venue?
A. 3 hours before, to prepare and get warmed up.

Q. Do you require a meal?
A. Not required.

Q. How far in advance would you advise that the booker book you?
A. Typically 1 month would be good, but I will do an event last minute if I am available.

Q. Would there be any fees that the booker is not accounting for? Such as travel fees?
A. Yes, I have to charge travel fees and sometimes accommodation, if the gig is very far away.

Q. What kind of outfit will you wear?
A. Sparkly costume. Custom costumes are available for a fee if booked in advance.

Q. Do you use flashing lights in your act?
A. No.

Q. Do you require help to set up your equipment/set-up?
A. Sometimes, yes.

Q. Do you have a back-up plan if there is a malfunction with the equipment?
A. Yes.

Q. Would you say you have a good rapport with your audience?
A. Yes.

Q. Does your pricing change during popular seasons?
A.  No.

If you are looking to hire an amazing and talented Aerialist / Acrobat for your Corporate or other event, view Amanda Dellapenta – Aerialist/Acrobat – Onatario Canada here!

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