Poi refers to both a style of performing art. As a performance art, poi involves swinging tethered weights through a variety of rhythmical and geometric patterns. Poi artists may also sing or dance while swinging their poi. Poi can be made from various materials with different handles, weights, and effects (such as fire).
Act length 3mins to 8mins
Ceiling height minimum 12 feet
Floor space 15x15 et
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