Tree Stewart - Director, Aerial Tutor, Mindfulness Teacher, Performer
Tree is a professional performer, workshop leader, artist and musician. She has been training aerial since 2004 being fortunate to train at Circus Manics in Bristol, NECCA in Vermont, All or Nothing in Edinburgh and doing performance development with Ira Seidenstein. Teaching since 2006 Tree has worked for All or Nothing Aerial Dance, Dance Base, te POOKa and Hang, as well as running her own classes.
From 2001 – 2009 Tree was employed by te POOKa, an Edinburgh based performing arts charity. During this time she worked as a performer, tutor, designer and senior project manager on a huge number of successful projects, including work funded by The Scottish Arts Council, Esme Fairbairn and Highland Year of Culture.
Pema Bradley Peer - Director, Aerial Tutor, Performer
Pema has just finished studying at Circomedia in Bristol. She developed her love of circus as a child through weekly acrobatics classes, and then as a teenager through aerial classes with Sky high Arts. Pema became a teaching assistant for Sky High Arts in January 2017 and after returning from Circomedia is now a Sky High teacher, performer and company director.
Kaileigh Cornfield - Teacher
Kaileigh has been training in aerial with Sky High Arts since we started running classes in 2015. Kaileigh also trained in marine biology and runs a fantastic project for children called The Cornish Sea School. The Sea School uses games, foraging, and bush/beach craft skills to teach children about the sea and it's inhabitants.
Marcus Hitchins - Teaching Assistant, Performer
Marcus is a Mad Scientist, IT guru, juggler and Dad. Years ago he was fortunate enough to rent a house with a removable floor! Through the floor hatch hung a trapeze.... and an obsession was born! He even taught Pema on that very same trapeze.
Izzy Wheatley - Trainee Teaching Assistant
Izzy is the newest member of our team and is very excited to be involved. She joined our Youth Training Programme in 2020 and is no stranger to training and teaching having studied ballet for many years.
Pete Giles - Director
Pete is an artist, music producer, musician and workshop leader. He jointly runs Barnoon Workshop, an arts and crafts workshop and Barnoon Arts Gallery with his wife Zoe.
Bill Goodyear - External Advisor
Bill is a specialist coach who helps people with learning difficulties such as Asperger's syndrome, Autism and Dyslexia. Formerly a principal for the National Autistic Society, Bill has over 25 years of experience in the field, a Master's in NLP and is the author of the book “Coaching People With Asperger’s Syndrome”. Bill was a director of Sky High Arts before moving to his current advisory role.