Live Like An Acrobat Podcast Ep. 27: Founder Of African Dream Circus Yeneneh Tesfaye

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Live Like An Acrobat Podcast Ep. 27: Founder Of African Dream Circus Yeneneh Tesfaye

For this third episode of season two of the Live Like An Acrobat Podcast, host Shenea Stiletto interviews Yeneneh Tesfaye; the Founder, Artistic Director and Co-Director of African Dream Circus, President of the Addis Ababa Circus Association, Vice President of the Ethiopian National Circus Association,  & member of the executive committee of the Ethiopian Gymnastics Federation.

Shenea Stiletto
Acrobat, Podcaster, Circus Artist, Handstand Instructor -United States
Shenea Stiletto (Shenea Booth) is a two-time World Champion Gold Medalist in Acrobatic gymnastics, a USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame Member, and World Acrobatic Society Inductee. Her career includes a decade of collaborations with Cirque Du Soleil including the coveted hand balancing role as "The Promise" in Varekai, becoming the first-ever African American female soloist to play a lead character in a Cirque Du Soleil production.
Shenea was also a finalist on America’s Got Talent and has continued to be a featured artist with prominent circus entertainment companies worldwide.

Shenea Stiletto

Shenea Stiletto (Shenea Booth) is a two-time World Champion Gold Medalist in Acrobatic gymnastics, a USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame Member, and World Acrobatic Society Inductee. Her career includes a decade of collaborations with Cirque Du Soleil including the coveted hand balancing role as "The Promise" in Varekai, becoming the first-ever African American female soloist to play a lead character in a Cirque Du Soleil production. Shenea was also a finalist on America’s Got Talent and has continued to be a featured artist with prominent circus entertainment companies worldwide.