Marcelo Matta - Meet the Graduate 2021

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Marcelo Matta — Meet the Graduate 2021

As the circus industry comes back to life, a new class of graduates flexes its muscles. These bright artists have tolerated higher than usual levels of uncertainty and have done so with grace. With this in mind, CircusTalk is excited to present the 2021 “Meet the Graduate” series and honor all the artists’ hard work and the completion of their final year of circus school. Introducing Marcelo Matta, Ècole de Cirque de Québec graduate and juggler.
Marcelo Matta, 2021 graduate. Photo credit Emmanuel Burriel. Marcelo Matta was born in the outskirts of Santiago, Chile. From a very young age, his curiosity for the world stood out. Fascinated by music, Marcelo dedicated himself to learning how to play the guitar. His passion for music would go on to greatly inform his circus career. At the same time he discovered juggling, and practiced both his passions in the streets of his hometown. Music and juggling allowed Marcelo to express himself,...
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Lydia Nord

Lydia is a Sailor Circus graduate currently based in Florida who was featured in the 2017 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. She is a Florida State University alumna and former member of the FSU Flying High Circus who received a degree in Media Communication Studies and Spanish. Her disciplines include trapeze, aerial silks, and Spanish web.