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Live Like An Acrobat Podcast Ep. 32: Legendary U.S Olympian In Rhythmic Gymnastics Mary Sanders

For this celebratory episode of Motherhood & Circuspreneurship on the Live Like An Acrobat podcast, host Shenea Stiletto interviews Mary Sanders who is a Mother of two, Legendary U.S Rhythmic Gymnastics Olympian, Original Cast Member of Corteo by Cirque Du Soleil, and the head of the Entertainment and Global Partnerships division within Herjavec Entertainment of Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec’s “Herjavec Group.” Mary’s latest work has her starring and Executive Producing the ‘Future Olympians’ movie alongside Brain Power Studios, set to premiere in advance of the 2021 Summer Olympics. The film features Legendary Olympic Gymnasts Nastia Liukin & Chellsie Memmel.

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.