Helen Wicks is a San Francisco based dancer, educator, aerialist, archivist, and clown. She performs with Zaccho Dance Theatre, El Circo Dia and creates her own work. She has performed works by GroundedAerial, Cielo Vertical Arts, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company and Merce Cunningham. Her own work has been presented at SAFEhouse Arts, Studio 124, and ODC as well as various living rooms, elevators, attics, porches, and landscapes across America. Helen recently worked with Deborah Hay and is currently inspired by Axis Syllabus and Bonnie Bainbridge-Cohen's Body-Mind Centering. She teaches creative movement, acrobatics, circus arts, and storytelling to youth ages 3-18 at ODC, The Nueva School, Zaccho Center for Dance and Aerial Arts and other Bay Area creative centers and schools. Helen received a BA in Dance and Psychology from Bard College.