Amanda Durnell received her education in aerial fabric and static trapeze from the New England Center for Circus Arts in Vermont. Amanda had the opportunity to study under Elsie and Serenity Smith, (the trap twins) formally of Cirque Du Soleil.
Her studies have focused on the foundations of teacher training in aerial acrobatics. In addition to her training at NECCA. Amanda has also furthered her education in LABAN movement under Susan Murphy.