Charlie Faraday

Charlie is an acrobat currently in the Cirque du Soleil and Marvel Universe Live casting databases and the author of Vertical Apparatus Drop Theory. She won Best Artistic Performance at the 2012 Denver Aerial Acrobatic Arts Festival, has performed for Disney, Quixotic, Emerald City Trapeze, Cirquetacular Entertainment, and Airealistic, and has been featured on AMC’s Showville, America’s Got Talent, and ABC7 Los Angeles. 

Charlie has been a well-respected industry veteran for over 13 years and is the author of Vertical Apparatus Drop Theory, the first comprehensive textbook in aerial arts. She routinely tours across the United States and Canada to offer training to coaches and students on the methods she has developed in aerial acrobatics. Charlie is also a dance instructor and the hip hop program director at Des Moines Danzarts Studio.

In addition to performing and coaching, she founded the live variety entertainment production company Darker Marker Productions, which she owns and operates with her husband Celestino Ramirez. She is also a very silly clown.