Tammy Zarb

Artistic Director

Tammy Zarb is a Movement Director, Aerial Choreographer, Performance Maker and a classically trained Dancer. She was mentored by artists of the Queensland Ballet Australian Ballet, where she received exceptional ballet training which she continues to use extensively in most of her current work. Her professional career includes 20 years of international performances, comprising of live stage shows, cruise ships productions, fashion shows, television appearances and casino showroom productions throughout Australia, Asia and The United States. In 2006 she co-founded Orlando Aerial Arts in Florida USA.

Back home on the Gold Coast, she is the Artistic Director of Industry Aerial Arts which she founded in 2010 and Creative Director of Flyworx Entertainment which specialises in Vertical Wall Dance, Wire and Harness work and collaborates with local and international artists from a diverse cross mix of arts forms such as aerial, circus, dance and physical theatre. Recently, Tammy joined the Creative Team at Bleached Arts to create a site specific work called “Shifting Sands” directed by Donna Jackson and the “Playground Project” by newly formed collective “The Circus Corridor”. Both performance works were commissioned by “Bleach Festival” in 2016 with the support from the City of Gold Coast. Tammy continues to professionally develop her interests in large scale site specific work through the “Power up your Arts” mentorship program under well respected mentors Gavin Robins (Head of Movement – NIDA) and projection artist Richard Lindsay (Artists in Motion) Kevin Finnin (Motionhouse – UK).

Other initiatives include YARN and Site Specific workshops with David Pledger and Joey Ruigrok. As a mentor Tammy’s former students have gone onto careers with “Cirque Du Soleil”, “Cavalia”,“Cirque De La Mer” and “Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines” and have gained entrance into renowned cirque institutes such at “Ecole National de Cirque- Montreal” and “Pendulum Aerial Arts- Oregon”.