RESUME 

Carly Sheridan and Ivan Dotsenko form the Chines pole duo Tempo Turn. They have been performing together for over 10 years including performances on Broadway, in traditional circus, in European variety and with large circus companies like Cavalia and Cirque du Soleil.

 

Carly holds a BFA in Contemporary dance and has coached at the world famous École National de Cirque in Montreal, Canada. She is also the executive director of the VIVA Fest (Vegas International Variety Acts Festival) and manages a large Social Circus initiative that improves the lives of over 200 at-risk youth in the Las Vegas Valley. 

Ivan is a 2nd generation circus performer, relocating to America as a child with the Moscow Circus. He holds a diploma in digital videography and is a certified rigger. Ivan is a well known circus coach, his teaching skills are in high demand at circus schools around the world. 

 

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE (HIGHLIGHTS)

ASSOCIATION DES SPECTACLES DE NOEL 2017

Carly & Ivan perform their duo pole adagio in this well know Christmas production sold out to 5000 spectators nightly. 

CIRQUE MECHANICS 2013-2017

Involved in the creation and performance of the company’s ‘ORCHESTRA’ production - performing both their trapeze and pole duo with various symphony orchestras. Carly & Ivan have also worked with Cirque Mechanics in partnership with Cirque Du Soleil's corporate and promotional events. See below photos promoting Cirque du Soleil’s LUZIA while entertaining crowds at the world famous Tennis Canada Cup and wowing crowds in Chicago's Grant Park.

NOEL EN CIRQUE 2013 

Performing Pole and Duo trapeze in this well known Christmas production held in France. During this contract Carly & Ivan receive rave reviews in a well know French circus publication. 

SEAWORLD SAN DIEGO 2013 

Guest artists performing their duo trapeze act suspended 30 feet above the Pacific Ocean.

LE PLUS GRAND CABARET DU MONDE 2012 

Carly and Ivan perform their acts on this well known french television production.

MSC LUXURY CRUISE SHIP ENTERTAINMENT 2011-2012 

Pole and duo trapeze as guest artists on board a luxury cruise ship. 

CIRCUS CONNELLI 2010 

Performing duo trapeze in this well known Swiss Christmas production.

BROADWAY PRODUCTION AND NATIONAL TOUR OF CIRQUE DREAMS 2007-2009 (USA)

Performing duo trapeze and acrobatic ensemble work.

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL 2005-2006 

Performing triple trapeze in the touring production of  Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai.