Majestic - Acrobats - Aerial Artists
Circus available for hire, based in Queensland
Kym Stokes is a graduate from the "Australian Ballet School" and has worked with the Country’s leading Ballet Company "Queensland Ballet."
Les Livesey is a Gymnastic champion in Australia, he then worked as lead acrobat at Conrad Jupiter’s Casino with world renowned Las Vegas choreographer Jerry Jackson.
1991: Together Kym & Les worked in Melbourne with leading choreographer and agency "Bartuccio’s" teaching ballet and acrobatics. They worked with the agency performing in corporate events throughout Australia.
1999, they decided to return home to challenge themselves to create something new.
With much thought and research they developed a new original act: A Duo Aerial Strap Act. This required substantial investment of their behalf. They worked closely with engineers to design the winch and a computer analyst to devise a computer program for their required specifications.The design is one of a kind, they are the only Act in the world to work with a fully automated system. Giving them immense accomplishment.
In 2000, this attracted the attention of Cirque Du Soleil, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and Princess Cruise lines. After much negotiation, accepted a contract to work with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines based out of America.
They were the first to perform an aerial act on a ship. This bought them vast recognition within the industry and incredible artistic confidence.
Performing for the next 4 years (2000 - 2004) on board "The Explorer of the Seas" with their renowned aerial strap act and their Adagio Acrobatic Act: "Majestic".
In between American contracts, show producers of "Cirque del’air" contracted them as specialty Artists along with "Cirque Du Soleil" performers for the South America Tour in 2000.
As well, Kym and Les were asked home to perform several times at South Sydney’s League Club (2001, 2002, 2003) being an opening act for entertainers such as Rhonda Burchmore. Whilst in Australia performed at many Corporate functions for Mary Kay Cosmetics, Melbourne Motor show- Lexus , private function at the state theatre in Sydney and recently China life at Conrad Jupiter's Casino.
Throughout their career they have made many contacts and in 2002 were invited to Montreal Canada to tour Cirque Du Soleil training facility, enabling them to view first hand the inner workings of early productions & new works in progress.
Conrad Jupiter’s on the Gold Coast invited them to star in productions shows Innerve"(2001), produced by Jim McDonald and "Storm"(2004), produced by John Eramanis.
2005 after recently returning home from working with Royal Caribbean International, they are now based back in Australia for corporate events and shows.