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Reflections on Rejections – My Nontraditional Path to a Career in Circus

Rejection never really gets easier, but it can be a useful tool.

About seven years ago, I was rejected from circus school for the first time.  I had my heart set on studying at L’ecole de Cirque du Quebec(ECQ), in Quebec City.  It’s one of the best circus schools in North America – some of my juggling idols at the time were training there, and I loved the work that the school was helping them create.  Since then, those idols have turned into my best friends, despite not making the cut to actually train there a few years in a row.

Here’s the act I presented in my first audition attempt at ECQ…

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