Podcasting Her Way Through Circus, Stacy Clark Weighs In on The Issues

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Podcasting Her Way Through Circus, Stacy Clark Weighs In on The Issues

In her first month as CEO of CircusTalk, Stacy Clark made time in her busy schedule for her favorite part of the job: getting to know the artists and people behind every performance. After her time in artistic gymnastics, Stacy fell in love with flying trapeze and left behind the advertising industry to make it as a street performer (earning her a raised eyebrow from her parents). She spent ten years as an aerialist in Toronto, and fourteen as a talent scout and face for Cirque du Soleil. She’s cheered young gymnasts on from the stands at sporting events around the globe, and helped create safe spaces like the Projet Lumiere Project for her fellow performers. Just in case you didn’t catch her introduction and welcome message, you have some options on how to listen to her fascinating story in more detail.
Stacy made her first stop on the podcast circuit in early June. Talking to Josh and Lyndsay Aviner of the Hideaway Circus Podcast, Stacy details her journey through the circus world, from gymnast to street performer to talent scout and acrobatic coach. She also weighs in on the impacts of the pandemic on performing arts and shares her goals for the CircusTalk platform. Hideaway Podcast Episode 108 – Stacy Clark, CEO of CircusTalk ...
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Kim Campbell

Kim Campbell has written about circus for CircusTalk.News, Spectacle magazine, Circus Now, Circus Promoters and was a resident for Circus Stories, Le Cirque Vu Par with En Piste in 2015 at the Montreal Completement Cirque Festival. They are the former editor of CircusTalk.News, American Circus Educators magazine, as well as a staff writer for the web publication Third Coast Review, where they write about circus, theatre, arts and culture. Kim is a member of the American Theater Critics Association.