PRO Exclusive 360 Degrees: Circus Through a Holistic Lens with Stacy Clark--Compassionate Coaching

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PRO Exclusive 360 Degrees: Circus Through a Holistic Lens with Stacy Clark–Compassionate Coaching

With our video interview series called 360 Degrees: Circus Through a Holistic Lens with Stacy Clark, we share professional development tools around the concepts of coaching, casting and career with our PRO Subscribers. Stacy Clark is the host of this exciting new video interview series which will provide a deep dive into the world of elite athletes and performers while tying in the practical tools she provides with her holistic approach to coaching. Stacy has years of experience in the industry working with artists and industry leaders from around the world and her work has been instrumental in shaping the contemporary circus landscape.
In episode 7, I speak to Jean-Paul Richard, the founder of  TANGIBLE performance. As a freestyle ski coach for many years, Jean-Paul has accumulated a wealth of experience affording him a global vision of human performance. He lived and worked in Sweden, five years, where he participated in developing programs of excellence for coaches and athletes. He then led the Swedish National Mogul Ski Team at the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver. He implemented a coaching approach designed to create wellness and performance environments. Following his Olympic successes, Jean-Paul became manager of team services at the Canadian Olympic Committee and also worked at Cirque du Soleil, where he held various management positions and worked as an executive coach and facilitator, developing skills and coaching managers in leadership and change management. We discuss his philosophy on compassionate coaching a...
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Stacy Clark

A former gymnast and professional circus performer, Stacy worked in marketing and communications before leaving it all behind to perform and teach circus around the world on stage, at festivals and on screen. Today Stacy is CEO of, the international career marketplace for circus and performing arts. She is also a freelance consultant specializing in casting, coaching, and creation. Until 2020, Stacy was the Director of Casting at Cirque du Soleil, leading a team of international talent scouts and advisors. Stacy teaches career and act development to the next generation of circus artists and is a yoga instructor and career coach.