Circus Now’s Adam Woolley recently hosted a panel discussion, coordinated by US Aerial regarding the role that competition plays in circus arts.

Panelists included:
Tami Joy Schlichter of US Aerial, Samuel Roy, Talent Scout at Cirque du Soleil, Rebecca StarrShayna SwansonElsie SmithJessica Piekos and Greg Kennedy

The US Aerial competition is taking place this weekend in NYC. Watch performers from 16 countries perform live this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Tickets available here.

Watch the live panel here:

Or listen to the audio file: