Shenea Stiletto is a two-time World Acrobatic Champion, USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame Member, a World-Class Handbalancer and a seasoned professional in the circus industry. Continuing the series into its second season, Shenea will share her expertise as a career circus performer as well as select insights and secrets from her guests about the business. Think Like an Acrobat will cover an array of useful topics from how to navigate a contract, to understanding the role of a good agent, and how to maintain long-distance relationships while living the globetrotter life.
Ryan D’Cunha, co-founder of iRig Event, has had a career spanning all areas of the industry including rigging for film & TV, corporate, theatre, and arena events across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Working on high-profile projects such as the London Olympic, Paralympic and Sochi Winter Olympic Ceremonies has afforded him the experience of installing the largest scale Automation Systems ever assembled. Aside from the above mentioned areas of expertise, Ryan also specializes in work at height, performer flying crew safety systems and rope access. He is the only rigging professional based in the UAE who has delivered rigging solutions in Olympic Ceremonies and Hollywood feature films.
In this episode, Ryan unabashedly breaks down the expectations and nuances of the niche circus rigging world and offers advice to artists on building relationships with the people behind the scenes....
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