Will is also an award winning author.
His first book, My Side of the Story, won the 2007 Betty Trask Prize and his second novel, Dream Machine was published in August 09.
Will's new book The Trapeze Artist about a man who runs away with a circus after suffering a nervous breakdown NOW AVAILABLE.
'The Trapeze Artist is a poignant and perceptive novel… It's a remarkable book' Sydney Morning Herald
Also published as a series of Free episodes How Not To Survive is the sequel to My Side of the Story
Will is an aerialist who specialises in corde lisse (rope), tissu (silks), static trapeze and cerceau (aerial hoop). He has long been fascinated by the beauty of movement and the danger of circus, and nowhere are these two extremes more sublimely fused together than the aerial arts.
He has performed at many venues in the UK, including The Place, The Box, Old Vic Tunnels, The Vauxhall Tavern, Supperclub, McQueen, Volupté, The Lowry, St Paul's Church, and The Albany. He has presented work at Glastonbury Festival, Secret Garden party, Edinburgh Festival and Bestival. He is a regular performer for The Wam Bam club at Café de Paris. Will has a range of acts readiliy available for performance, and is happy to create new pieces for special occasions, functions and site-specific events. Will is based in London. Will also teaches aerial at Gravity Aerial Academy.
'[Will Davis] turned out to be pretty dazzling' The Independent
'guests gasped at his head-first plunges from far above their heads, with only red ribbons around his ankles to prevent a collision with the floor' The Guardian
Images: Ben McDade & Patt Foad