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PRO Talk: Everything You Need to Know About Festival Casting

PRO Talks are live virtual events led by industry influencers and experts, focussed on career-building topics. PRO members will gain new insights, meet fellow professionals, and keep their career connections strong.  In keeping with our mandate to provide a means to connect talents and talent seekers, our 2022 virtual conversations will feature talent seekers from different sectors within circus and the performing arts. Don’t miss your opportunity to meet and engage with talent seekers online.

Tune in to the first episode, a very special hour with Pascal Jacob, artistic director, designer, author, teacher and historian… and above all, circus fan.

Pascal recounts his fascinating career path and then dives into details about the Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain’s selection and casting process. Curious to know who evaluates the applications? Seeking insight into just what a discerning artistic director responds to in an act? Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind exchange with an esteemed industry pro.

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Stacy Clark

Stacy is a seasoned professional in the circus and performing arts industry. A former gymnast and circus artist, Stacy worked in marketing and communications before leaving it all behind to perform and teach circus worldwide on stage, at festivals, and on screen. Today she is a freelance casting director, career coach, and artistic advisor. In 2021, Stacy joined the small and dynamic team at the international online platform CircusTalk as CEO. Previously, Stacy was a talent scout and then the Director of Casting at Cirque du Soleil.