Joel Baker is in the midst of an incredible career as an acrobatic clown performing lead roles in shows of major companies such as Cirque du Soleil, Cirque Eloize, and The 7 Fingers. But it didn’t start out as smooth and there were several surprises along the way. This is the first part of Shannon’s interview with Joel. They discuss how misfortune led him to be in the right place at the right time and how he uncovered circus family secrets from his past.
Joel’s IG: @joelbakercircusartist