Many of us will remember the first time we ever sat in an audience and saw Peter Pan take flight, whisking the Darling children off to Neverland, or watched Mary Poppins glide effortlessly in with her signature umbrella. The element of flight adds a unique touch to these productions quite unlike anything else and is essential for telling the story.
Looking for information about how to make someone fly on stage? You’re in the right place! The gravity-defying magic of performer flying has long brought delight to theater-goers of all ages. But before you embark on the exciting journey of incorporating theatrical flying into your next production, please remember that although they appear effortless when properly executed, performer flying effects are a complex endeavor that should never be undertaken without assistance, training, and supervision by a trained professional.