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Alicia Cutaia and Russ Stark demonstrating a rigged harness act in Portland, Oregon. Alicia Cutaia performing for Fire Entertainer of the Year 2017. Alicia Cutaia and Russ Stark Movement Origins. Alicia Cutaia performing for Fire Entertainer of the Year 2017. Russ Stark performing at a local Portland eatery.

"A mistaken movement is just a new creation." - Alicia Cutaia, Co-Director and Founder

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ARC in Movement, led by Alicia Cutaia and Russ Stark, is a unique combination of fire, dance, and aerial. You can hire them to perform, teach and / or create. Here is a moment captured of Alicia and Russ performing a fiery duet summer of 2018.



A recent performance of Alicia for Dante's Sinferno in Spring of 2019.

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The Northwest Vaudeville Festival and Fire Entertainer of The Year Competition

The Northwest Vaudeville Festival and Fire Entertainer of The Year Competition
~May 16.17.18~

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11th Annual Fire Entertainer of The Year Competition

Spring is here! So is the 11th Annual Fire Entertainer of The Year Competition! Come celebrate the art and beauty of fire dancing Friday May 17th 9pm @ Dante's!


“A truly mesmerizing performance of flying grace & grounded strength, of masculine & feminine powers, of independence & unification. Their love, cooperation, professionalism, flexibilty & kindness bring The Joy of Life to any gathering."

— Jesster Canucklehead

“Alicia Cutaia and Russ Stark are performers of great skill and invention. Their art fuses classic partnering into a hybrid form of contemporary dance and urban circus. Cutaia's line is exquisite, her focus intense. Stark's performance smolders with a calm mastery. Together they ignite the imagination of their audience.”

— Jamey Hampton, Co-Artistic Director @ BodyVox

“It is an honor and a pleasure to work with Alicia Cutaia and Russ Stark. Alicia is fantastically energetic, and Russ is present and responsive. Both are consummate professionals, deeply knowledgeable in their fields, and regularly challenge and inspire their students towards greater artistry and skill.”

— Kari Jay Hunter, Circus Project Lead Coach

“I worked with Alicia in choreographing my latest aerial piece and she was integral to its success. She helped me open up into a new way of moving on the trapeze, rooted in dance, that was still authentic to my movement style. I absolutely recommend working with her if you want to break out of your own movement habits and go into a wild new limitless territory. She is a gifted teacher and act coach.”

— Jack StockLynn, (Sir Cupcake)

“Arc vibrantly And kindly helped me take my performances to a new level."

— Terra Zarra