Nathan Price has performed with some of the top circus companies in the world as an acrobatic base. He has an online blog and tutorials to spread safe practices for AcroYoga and recreational acrobatics called Standing Acrobatics…

and even invented a new kind of liquid chalk especially for circus artists. He is also British, so he sounds really smart. Despite all of his success (his being British being the ultimate achievement), he took some time to huddle in a parking garage (or, as he calls it, a “car park”) with a jacket over his head, so that Shannon could ask intrusive questions about his relationship with his flyer.

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This podcast is dedicated to CIRCUS. Aerialist, Shannon McKenna interviews guests from acrobats in Cirque du Soleil to circus therapists and everyone in between. Learn the backstage lives of those who flip, twist, sparkle, and shine under the big top.

Shannon McKenna is an internationally recognized circus performer and coach. For the past decade, she has been a freelance artist: giving workshops and classes across 7 countries and working on and back stage for both traditional and contemporary circus shows in the US, Portugal, Germany, and Australia. She holds a BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a concentration on post-modern physical theater (how’s that for a mouthful?). She founded The Artist Athlete in 2018 as a means to produce educational materials for aerial artists and a podcast in which she interviews experts in the circus industry about their careers. If you’re reading this, you’re probably listening to it. Thank you!

She currently lives in Atlanta, GA USA, but gravitates towards whichever circus community is the warmest.

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