Circus Voices Podcast-Jean-Luc Martin on Growing a US Circus School

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Circus Voices Podcast–Jean-Luc Martin on Growing a US Circus School

Circus Voices, a podcast brought to you by CircusTalk, is pleased to present an interview with Jean-Luc Martin on Audio Explorations with the Editor.

Our guest on the podcast today is Jean-Luc Martin, founder and executive director of San Diego Circus School. Martin is a graduate of the Ecole national de cirque (ENC) in Montreal, and during the course of his performance career he performed with the Pickle Family Circus, Circus Knie and Cirque du Soleil. The young Martin started life as an adventurer– kayaking, rock climbing and hiking. He worked for Outward Bound, Search & Rescue Northern Ontario, and Yosemite National Park before he discovered circus. He has the opportunity to earn his true circus chops by working with The Pickle Family Circus where Martin says, “I trained teeterboard, acrobatics, trapeze, and handstands, and after two yea...

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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 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.