PRO Talk: The Role of Competitions in an Artist's Career
Posted by: Circus Talk
Posted on: Dec. 06, 2022
Category: Networking Event
PRO Talks are CircusTalk's live virtual events led by industry influencers and experts focused on career-building topics. Our virtual conversations feature talent seekers from different sectors within circus and the performing arts. PRO members will gain new insights, meet fellow professionals, and strengthen their career connections.
In our first PRO Talk of 2023 Stacy Clark's guest will be Michael Rice, Executive Producer/ Creator of the VIVA Fest. Michael got his start in the Circus Arts as an Original cast member of Mystere by Cirque Du Soleil. He founded Inversion Entertainment in 1998 and has since created acrobatic entertainment worldwide for companies including the NFL, NBA, Disney World, Six Flags, Sea World, and Universal Pictures. He was Circus Producer for NBC's Celebrity Circus, and he also owns Gymcats Gymnastics Center in Henderson NV. During the discussion, Stacy and Michael will walk you through everything you need to know about competitions, focusing on the VIVA Fest, the most significant competition festival in the US for amateurs and professionals in the circus arts.
The event is FREE for PRO members. (Sign up to PRO today and get access to job listings, career development content, and much more.)