The “Mace Spirit of Adventure” global aerial performance team made history Tuesday in London by breaking the Guinness World Records title for the ‘Most people performing aerial silks’ with over 25 dancers performing a synchronised routine in the air.
With the average number of simultaneous aerial performers usually between 2 and 5, the performance of over 25 dancers performing over five minutes of synchronized aerial silks is a significant first for the art form.
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The performance took place at Old Billingsgate in London to celebrate the 25th anniversary of international consultancy and construction company, Mace. The company, famous for building The Shard and delivering the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, brought together a hand-picked team of top professional aerial performers from all over the world to form the “Mace Spirit of Adventure” aerial performance team.
Aerial dance has seen a huge surge in popularity recently across the world both as a fitness method and as a performing art in its own right, with celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow enjoying its many benefits.