This week we’re once again covering Cirque du Soleil and two surprising updates, an announcement from Circus Monti regarding their 36th tour, a new YouTube Channel from actor and physical comedian Mark Gindick called Comedy Bodega, the National Centre of Circus Arts in London, England is streaming Polymer directed by co-founder and co-artistic director of Mimbre Lina Johansson, a 60% discount on Pro Membership from CircusTalk, and the cancellation of the Summer Circus Spectacular from The Ringling and Circus Arts Conservatory in Sarasota, Florida.
- ← Two Out of Three Circus Artists Consider Career Transition
- Contemporary Circus Programming at Montclair State Aims to Defy Expectations of Virtuosity →
Aaron Marquise was born and raised in Round Lake, New York. He grew up performing at the former New York State Theatre Institute in Troy, NY, where he also spent his senior year of high school as an intern. Continuing a career in theater, Aaron went on to study Musical Theatre with a minor in Playwriting at Marymount Manhattan College in NYC. After discovering the circus world, Aaron auditioned at the prestigious National Circus School in Montréal, Canada where he graduated in 2015. Since joining the circus world, Aaron has had the opportunity to perform in Quebec, France, Switzerland, and Germany. In 2019, Aaron founded the Contemporary Circus & Immersive Arts Center in Troy, NY where he currently serves as the Executive Director. In the fall of 2019, Aaron served as a Production Assistant to the Creative Team on the national tour of Disney’s Frozen. Various directing credits include PB & J Café: Stuart Little, James and the Giant Peach, Jr., assistant director/circus consultant for Pippin and assistant director for Les Misérables all for the School of the Performing Arts at Proctors. He is currently the Arts Education Manager at the School of the Performing Arts at Proctors and theREP.