In this week’s episode, Academic Frontiers, researchers Adam Woolley, Dr. Veronique Richard, and Dr. Dean Kriellaars get together to discuss and share some of their scientific curiosities and thoughts about the beneficial impacts of Circus.
Adam Woolley was the Creative Outreach Director for the Circadium School of Contemporary Circus in Philadelphia, PA. He’s been a circus coach for the past 10 years, has served on the Board of Directors for the American Circus Educators Association, helped to produce contemporary circus showcases in NYC and Philadelphia and served as an advocate for the circus arts throughout his career. Learn more.
Dr. Veronique Richard earned her doctoral degree in sport science from the University of Montreal then went on to complete a postdoctoral fellowship in sport psychology at Florida State University. Her specialization in performance psychology and creativity has brought her to work in both research and applied environments. Learn more.
Dr. Dean Kriellaars Scientific Director, Center for Circus Arts Research, Innovation and Knowledge Transfer, Ecole nationale de cirque, Montreal Canada. His research is directed to physical literacy for wellness, in rehabilitation as well as in high performance circus and sport. He has pioneered physical literacy tools and programs that have been adopted internationally. Learn more.
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