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Circus and Changing Realities 2020–Circus Students Graduating Into a Pandemic

Welcome to Circus and Changing Realities 2020In this episode titled Circus Students Graduating Into a Pandemic we speak to students about their plans for graduation and their hopes and fears for the future during this big transition in their lives at a time of uncertainty. How are they celebrating their graduation? What are their expectations for entering a circus market with no shows and festivals for the foreseeable future? How have their circus schools pledged to help them? How are they staying connected to their art form and each other during the pandemic?

Moderator:

Fiona Bradley, Social Media Manager at CircusTalk

The guest panelists are from diverse backgrounds and circus schools around the world:

Fiona Bradley
Performer, Writer, Administrator -United States
As an artist, Fiona Bradley hopes to use circus as a platform to discuss social issues, to create inspiration and to fulfill her own need for connection. Her current home is in Chicago. She is the social media and community manager for CircusTalk as well as a founding member of Semi-Circus and ensemble member in Aura Curiatlas. She has received her Certificate IV in Circus Arts from the National Institute of Circus Arts in Australia and continues her education where ever she goes. As well as being a performer, She is interested in circus management. She would like to connect people in the circus world (as well as outside of the circus world) and create an open and empowering community for everyone who is interested! This is one of the reasons she works as the social media and community manager for CircusTalk.

Fiona Bradley

As an artist, Fiona Bradley hopes to use circus as a platform to discuss social issues, to create inspiration and to fulfill her own need for connection. Her current home is in Chicago. She is the social media and community manager for CircusTalk as well as a founding member of Semi-Circus and ensemble member in Aura Curiatlas. She has received her Certificate IV in Circus Arts from the National Institute of Circus Arts in Australia and continues her education where ever she goes. As well as being a performer, She is interested in circus management. She would like to connect people in the circus world (as well as outside of the circus world) and create an open and empowering community for everyone who is interested! This is one of the reasons she works as the social media and community manager for CircusTalk.

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