Starlette from Keyed In

Also known as:

Starlette and a Half



Level 3


Drops & Dives
Starlette from Keyed In Aerial Silks Advanced Drops & Dives Video Tutorial
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This variation adds an extra half rotation to a Starlette Drop, so we teach it after students have mastered the Starlette Drop. This video assumes that you have comfort and knowledge of the Starlette Drop, and focuses on the unique differences between this entry and the standard entry. Some students actually prefer this initiation because it can sometimes be easier to find the correct body engagement from here.

This variation also looks similar to the same variation of a Double Star Drop. With this drop, we have one fewer rotation which makes it a great training tool before moving onto bigger drops.

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Building Blocks & Prerequisites

Some of the most important aerial silks skills, related movements, and prerequisites from our aerial video tutorial library that students should be very comfortable doing to succeed at Starlette from Keyed In.

Teaching Tools

Common Mistakes & Solutions

These are the most common mistakes we see with students when they are learning how to do the aerial silks skill Starlette from Keyed In and detailed directions on how to fix these problems to make the skill look and feel easy.

Related Aerial Drills

These similar aerial silks skills and aerial drills are helpful to troubleshoot and help with problems. Students don't need to have mastered the Starlette from Keyed In to work on these related skills and drills. These drills may help your students make important connections and answer the question "What am I doing wrong?".

Ground Drills for Aerialists

These are some of our favorite ground drills for aerialists for Starlette from Keyed In. They can be used as part of the ground warm up or as part of the aerial class teaching progression.

Aerial Silks Variations

These are different variations of Starlette from Keyed In. Students should be very comfortable with the current skill before working on these different or more advanced variations. They can be used for further exploration, managing students with different levels and adding variety to aerial silks choreography.

Planning Ahead

Next Steps

These are the next steps we teach to our aerial silks students after they’re comfortable with Starlette from Keyed In. The next steps can be started right away and they lead toward specific future goals which are often the most advanced aerial silks skills.

Future Goals

These are some of the more advanced silks skills that build on the strength and control taught in Starlette from Keyed In. They are not the next immediate steps, but rather long term planning goals.


Aerial Silks Sequences, Transitions and Combinations

These are aerial silks sequences, transitions, and combinations that include the aerial skill Starlette from Keyed In. They are fun, creative, and challenge sequences from our aerial video tutorial library.

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