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PRO Exclusive: Think Like an Acrobat– Let’s Coordinate for Ourselves: Working in the Expansive Asian Performing Arts Industry with Entertainment Director Myla Catibayan

As part of our CircusTalk PRO membership content, available exclusively to PRO membership subscribers, please enjoy this PRO video series titled Think Like an Acrobat.

Shenea Stiletto is a two-time World Acrobatic Champion, USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame Member, a World-Class Handbalancer and a seasoned professional in the circus industry. In this series, she will share her expertise as a career circus performer as well as select insights and secrets from her guests about the business. Think Like an Acrobat will cover an array of useful topics from how to navigate a contract, to understanding the role of a good agent, and how to maintain long-distance relationships while living the globetrotter life. In this episode, Shenea interviews former entertainment director Myla Catibaya. She has been a professional in the Asia entertainment business for 20 years, working for Resorts World Casino in Manila and as a Star Cruises Entertainment...

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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.