Jump Right Into Circus Stunt Work With Yuri Levin

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Jump Right Into Circus Stunt Work With Yuri Levin

In recent years, the exciting field of circus stunt work has expanded rapidly… and many career circus artists are now finding niches for themselves in it. But navigating a field that is still in development is never an easy thing. We at CircusTalk are interested in exploring the stunt work world as it develops further and helping our members navigate it, too. Helping us all orient ourselves in it today is American stunt performer and martial arts tricker Yuri Levin, currently part of “The Bourne Spectacular” at Universal Studios Orlando.
Whether on stage or as an athlete, Yuri Levin, 25, has been performing at his best for more than a decade and a half. A California native, Yuri kicks and flips his way between gymnastics studio mats and theater floors with the enthusiastic ease of a practiced movement artist. Among his many disciplines are dance, parkour, and his biggest passion: tricking, a movement discipline that combines martial artistry with gymnastics and acrobatics. Since beginning his career as a stunt performer, Yuri has worked with both  Cirque du Soleil, joining the casts of Volta and the stunt-oriented thriller show R.U.N, as well as the stunt production company Action Horizons. He currently lives across the country from his home state, in Orlando, Florida, where he stars in “...
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Carolyn Klein

Carolyn Klein is a writer, poet, and circus fan from the Washington, D.C, area. Writing stories about the circus has been a dream of hers since getting introduced to circus fiction around 2014. She recently completed her B.A. in English and Creative Writing, magna cum laude, at George Mason University. As a new member of the Circus Talk journalism team, Carolyn looks forward to learning as much as she can about the industry and people behind circus.