The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the circus industry. With the shutdown of in-person entertainment and many circus studios, the futureRead more
Izzi Kessner (they/them) is a circus performer based in Los Angeles, California. They specialize in aerial rope (corde lisse), acro-dance, and aerial straps. They create work to be a voice for young LGBTQ+ individuals and advocate for equality and acceptance. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, they have begun to create circus short films, exploring how the art form can be transformed to fit an online atmosphere. They share trans joy on their instagram page @cirquessner, as well as on their trans circus page @transcircusinternational.