The Tomb and the Womb: May 4, 2013

I am performing “Covering Lisa” and an adaptation of my signature aerial piece with the Floating Mountain Poets in their spring show entitled The Tomb and the Womb. BUY TICKETS Saturday, May 4 2013 at 8:00pm Tin Can Studio 3130 Airport Way S #510 Seattle, WA 98134 (206) 909-5744 Based on the poetry series “Death […]

Call to Action: Help us bring you SEAF 2013

Most people who will read this won’t need me to explain what SEAF is, or why it’s important to our community. You know and love the festival in both similar and different ways than I do, and have your own reasons to cherish and support it. Through constant growth, different venues, directions, and focuses, SEAF […]

Red Room Masquerade: Feb 22, 2013

What: I’m performing my signature aerial act on red silks. When: February 22 at 8:00pm Where: EM Fine Arts in Seattle, Washington, 410 Dexter Avenue North, Seattle, Washington 98109 Why: Fundraising for the Center for Sex Positive Culture How: $25 general admission $50 VIP The Foundation for Sex Positive Culture Board of Directors will hold […]

4 week Intro to Aerial: Starting Sept 9, 2012

Versatile Arts Just added another 4 week intro series to the calendar: Sundays at 3 pm starting 9/9 with me. Register at

Feeling Good – Video from my recent performance

In addition to this awesome picture taken by Aerial Nurse, the video of my singing performance at the Versatile Arts staff show (And Now For Something Completely Different) is now available, and it wasn’t too bad! 2012 Staff show – Courtnee, Feeling Good. from Beverly Sobelman on Vimeo. As most are aware, video cameras don’t […]

And now for something completely different!

VA STAFF SHOW! Versatile Arts 7601 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, Washington 98103 Two nights, July 27 and 28. Doors at 7:30, show at 8 pm sharp. Cost is $16 in advance by credit card, $20 cash or check at the door. It’s time for the annual Versatile Arts staff show! This time, we challenged our […]

“V” — The Poco Show

Welp, it’s finally here, the show is up. The installation logistically went well, though it took a lot longer than I would have liked. Many thanks to Chris Rudesill for dropping by and lending a hand towards the end. Chris also stepped in to help with the frame for Life in a Box, on a […]

Blitz Capitol Hill Arts Walk: July 12th

I am pleased to be a part of this months Blitz: Capitol Hill Arts Walk in Seattle on Thursday July 12th! Life in a Box, in addition to an awesome selection of my paintings, affordable hand-embellished canvas prints, and aluminum-printed photographs, will be on display between the second-Thursdays of July and August, 2012, at Poco […]

“V” Art opening, July 9

Monday, July 9, 2012 4:00pm until 11:00pm Poco Wine Room 1408 E Pine St, Seattle, Washington 98122 For the month of July 2012, a selection of my artwork is being shown at Poco Wine Room in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. The “V” show highlights five of my distinct styles and mediums, including […]

Tank Girl date Night, June 30

Who: Zita the Aerialist performs silks What: Tank Girl Date Night When: Saturday, June 30, 2012 · 7:30pm – 11:00pmm Where: Versatile Arts 7601 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, Washington 98103 Cost: $5 donation at the door Door at 7:30, show at 8 pm, movie to follow. What says summertime better than a post-apocalyptic movie about […]

Aerial Introduction class: Sundays at 3pm!

I’ll be teaching an additional 4 week intro series this summer at Versatile Arts on Sundays from 3:00 to 4:30pm starting June 3rd. In this class, you will learn the basics of working on the trapeze, the rope, and the tissu. It will cover all the skills you need in order to join one of […]

Spring showing: Red Chair Salon

For the months of May and June 2012, a selection of my paintings are being shown at the Red Chair Salon in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. 324 15th Ave E Ste 104 (between Thomas St & Harrison St) Seattle, WA 98112 Neighborhood: Capitol Hill (206) 922-2427 Home

Aerial Introduction class: Thursdays at 6:30!

I’ll be teaching the next intro series at Versatile Arts on Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:00pm starting May 24th. In this class, you will learn the basics of working on the trapeze, the rope, and the tissu. It will cover all the skills you need in order to join one of our level 1 classes. […]

Aerial Improv Contest

Please join us for VA’s second not-quite-annual aerial improv competition! Aerialists of all levels will show off their ability to perform their choreography to a randomly-selected piece of music. Will they get Yanni, or Rammstein? Nobody knows until we hit that “random” button. Contestants get one free refusal, and after that they lose points for […]


Life in a Box; a mixed media project made possible by Kickstarter. My deepest gratitude goes to my Kickstarter backers: Pam Anderson, David Lydon, Gail Lydon, Colby Perry, Greg Rubin, Omri Alon, Michaela Eaves, Jon Nelson, Colleen Mathis, Scott Steffy, Robert Scott, Roseanne Edson, Ryan Lane, Daniele, Butangas, and The WILD SIDE Foundation. I was […]

John Cornicello: My Sweet Prince

Taken as I sang my cover of “My Sweet Prince”, by Placebo, during my November 2011 show “Embodied”.

Embodied, Nov 9/10

Embodied is a one-woman show illustrating a musical journey, and a rare public performance including much of my original music and distinctive cover songs. It depicts the sense of the personality fragmentation in youth, and the experience of slowly piecing ones self together to truly be a whole person. There will be live music, stunning […]

LRS, July 8

What: Little Red Speakeasy When: Friday, July 8 · 8:30pm – 12am Where: Hengst Studio 1506 Franklin Ave. E. Seattle, WA 98102 How: Cost is $20, RSVP to Jeff Hengst I’ll be participating in the Speakeasy this month. I’m unsure exactly what I’ll be performing, but with all the stuff that’s been going on […]

July showing

Currently, my paintings can be seen at the EM Fine Art gallery in Seattle, Washington as part of their “Divine Feminine” showing. EM Fine Art Gallery 410 Dexter Ave N Seattle, Washington They will be on display and for sale through EM Fine Art until August 1, 2011.

Faire 6/10

What: Zita the Aerialist, accompanied by cello and poetry When: Friday, June 10, beginning 9pm (I’ll be performing around 10:45) Where: Faire Gallery Cafe 206.652.0781 1351 E Olive Way Seattle, WA Cost: $5 donation suggested I’ll be performing aerial alongside the Floating Mountain Poets, accompanied by cello (YAY!!) and spoken word. Poets include kerry cox […]

RHoK, 6/3

Who: Zita the aerialist When: Friday June 3, 7-11pm Where: Georgetown Ballroom 5623 Airport Way S Cost: FREE! Reception details: There will be aerials, acrobalance, juggling, and sweet tunes interspersed with presentations from NASA, Google, GWOB, Microsoft, and Crisis Commons VIPs. Entrance is free but beer is not. Must be 21+ to attend the reception. […]

Little Red Speakeasy, 5/13

What: Little Red Speakeasy When: Friday, May 13· 8:30pm – 12am Where: Hengst Studio 1506 Franklin Ave. E. Seattle, WA 98102 How: Cost is $20, RSVP to Jeff Hengst I am deeply pleased to be returning to LRS in its most distilled, raw formula to sing and perform my signature aerial act. You may […]

James Bond Date Night, Fri, May 27th

Who: Chimera What: Date Night at Versatil Arts When: Friday, May 27 · 7:30pm – 10:30pm Where: The Cathedral 7601 Greenwood Ave N, Suite 103 Seattle, WA You won’t know who to trust at this event teeming with secret agents and double-crossers. Our versions of 007 may not be skiing down the Alps with machine […]

Monster Art and Clothing Feb 12

Who: Monster Art and  Clothing in Ballard What: When: Saturday, Feb 12, 6:30 to 9:30 Where: 5000 20th Ave NW, Ballard I’ll be performing aerial in this awesome little clothing and art store for the Ballard Art Walk, Saturday Feb 12. Last time I was there was in Nov of 2009, and it was […]

How Art Saved My Life

“How Art Saved My Life” takes place in a collective mind space. The show is an amplified illustration of the moment in time where you stare into a black hole and choose life. The setting is the mind, in dreamspace, fantasy, plugged into the matrix, whatever you want to think of it. The stories told […]