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The Circus World Has United for Ukraine

Right after the Russian invasion, the circus world came together in a show of  unprecedented unity and camaraderie for Ukraine. Two of the main organizers of these efforts are Jasmine Straga, the director of the Australian Circus Festival, and Aurelia Cats, acclaimed artist, director and VP of the Viktor Kee Foundation.
Jasmine Straga Aurelia Cats Straga’s work began when she started to use her personal Facebook account to set the community in motion. In a post several days ago, she wrote that this is “the largest collaboration of circus in history. Every genre has come forward to support the Ukrainian circus community with finding jobs, costumes, training spaces, transport, visas, homes, logistics, and more…” “During my time in the circus, a very large portion of the artists I worked with were from Ukraine: people whom I have grown to consid...
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Andrea Honis

Andrea, Founder of CircusTalk, is a fifth-generation member of the Hungarian Eötvös-Picard circus family. Prior to CircusTalk, she worked in advertising and performing arts management. Before starting the CircusTalk project she was Assistant Producer at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’s family series “Reel to Real” in New York City. Andrea holds a BA in Business Administration and an MFA in Performing Arts Management.