When Your Body Is Your Job, How Do You Call In Sick?

When Your Body Is Your Job, How Do You Call In Sick?

As fall rolls into winter, a performer’s biggest fear becomes cold and flu season. Being in close such quarters with so many other people on a day to day basis means someone is bound to get sick, and it's my turn. So rather than desperately trying everything in the book and hoping something will work, I spent today digging into the scientific research behind cold and flu prevention advice.

Don't Look Down

Don't Look Down

I can’t believe it’s been a full month since I came to Philadelphia to start my circus dream. As this life finally begins to feel normal, I'm beginning to delve into the various circus disciplines I've bene working on! Check out this week's post on wire walking!

Surviving My First Week of Circus School

Surviving My First Week of Circus School

There is so much to cover in this first-week-of-classes post, that I honestly don’t know where to begin. It’s been such a whirlwind of a week, between moving on Monday, meeting my class and coaches, going through a week of intensive training for 8 ½ hours a day, and then ending with the Fringe Festival.