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Meet the Circus Graduate from ESAC, Julia Tesson

Meet future ESAC graduate Julia Tesson! Tesson was born into a circus family in France where she followed her mother on tour and started practicing circus at a very young age. After high school, Tesson went on to attend  Centre des Arts du Cirque Balthazar in Montpellier (FR), where she specialized in trapeze and acrobatics. Tesson then decided to audition for ESAC in Brussels with Cyr wheel, “When I heard that I (got in) I was so happy that I cried! I even thought there must have been a mistake with the names, as there was another Julia in the audition– it was so surreal” says Tesson. 
followed her mother on tour and started practicing circus at a very young age. After high school, Tesson went on to attend  Centre des Arts du Cirque Balthazar in Montpellier (FR), where she specialized in trapeze and acrobatics. Tesson then decided to audition for ESAC in Brussels with Cyr wheel, “When I heard that I (got in) I was so happy that I cried! I even thought there must have been a mistake with the names, as there was another Julia in the audition– it was so surreal” says Tesson.  She recently released a trailer video of her work on Cyr wheel to showcase her skills. She says, “I wanted something sober, simple and dynamic that puts forward my singularity in the wheel and my explosive side.” The video was filmed and edited by Kurtis Garcia (La Convive),...
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Sierra Rhoades Nicholls is the founder of CSAW (Connecting Circus Students Around the World) and is the former Community Coordinator for CircusTalk. Originally from Missoula, Montana, Sierra was a gymnast for 10 years before pursuing a professional circus career. Sierra currently attends Circadium School for Contemporary Circus where she specializes in handstands and partner acrobatics.