Students of St. Thomas' engineering department exploring circus arts alongside Dr. AnnMarie Thomas.

Circus Science

Circus Engineering explores the equations of motion for circus acts, particularly aerial arts. The current focus of our lessons is developing a dynamic model of performers on the flying trapeze. Please see the collection of images below to witness the circus-centric activities encapsulated in Circus Engineering.


DYNAMICS OF THE CIRCUS

AnnMarie Thomas works with students in a circus arts setting to engage and understand the science and technology in human movement.