Karen (Wren)


Founder + Creative Director

 Karen A. Fuhrman has her M.A. from NYU and performed for Pilobolus, the Oscars, Ellen Degeneres, Good Morning America, Conan O’ Brian, De La Guarda, MOMIX, VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards, Cirques’ Cavalia, and more. She has also served as a professor at four universities. Grounded Aerial has performed and taught around the globe. Microsoft’s worldwide launch, Company (Barcelona), Bidvest (South Africa), Guatemala City World Cup, Skirball Theater (NYC), Spiderman release party, Usher, Hammerstein Ballroom, the Kimmel Center (Philadelphia,) ESPN awards, the Lincoln Center, America’s Got Talent, NYC’s Studio 54, Lagos Nigeria, NBC’s “I Can Do That” and Broadway musicals- Sleep No More and Matilda. Grounded also creates evening-length aerial shows, from performing on the side of skyscrapers to theatrical plot-driven plays like Insectinside. They also offer aerial bungee certification workshops (GA®BT™) and classes. In 2019 they completed a world-tour of 16 countries. Most recently her choreography premiered at the Guggenheim Museum in NYC
We are inspired
by the consistent bravery it takes to
let go and be joyful