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The Artist Athlete Podcast, Episode 80: Showing Up Creatively, Even During a Pandemic with Isabelle Chasse

This is the episode where Shannon fangirls for an hour over aerial ICON Isabelle Chasse. Isabelle immortalized the aerial act in the recorded version of the Cirque du Soleil show, Quidam. She also co-founded and co-runs the contemporary circus company, Les Sept Doigts de la Main (known as “The 7 Fingers”). In this interview, she talks about her journey as a performer and creator in the industry and her frustrations and revelations during the global pandemic.


The Artist Athlete Podcast
In 2018, circus artist Shannon McKenna launched The Artist Athlete Podcast to provide a platform for professionals in all facets of circus to share stories, view points, and information. It serves as a communication pillar for the community and as a source of inspiration for those who wish to enter the industry. To date, the podcast boasts over 155,000 downloads worldwide, with over 76 episodes, and esteemed guests from 15 different countries and counting.

The Artist Athlete Podcast

In 2018, circus artist Shannon McKenna launched The Artist Athlete Podcast to provide a platform for professionals in all facets of circus to share stories, view points, and information. It serves as a communication pillar for the community and as a source of inspiration for those who wish to enter the industry. To date, the podcast boasts over 155,000 downloads worldwide, with over 76 episodes, and esteemed guests from 15 different countries and counting.

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