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Circus and Changing Realities 2020–The Growing Role of Social Circus

This episode of CircusTalk’s Circus and Changing Realities 2020 series is brought to you in collaboration with CARAVAN, the International Social Circus Network. In The Growing Role of Social Circus, leaders from social circus organizations around the world gather to discuss the challenges they face running social circus programs during the best of times and during a global pandemic. How is the role of social circus expanding and what varied needs in our extended communities is social circus filling in each region of the world?

Moderator
Jenna Hall – Chief Executive Belfast Community Circus School, member of Caravan,Northern Ireland
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Jenna Hall
Chief Executive -Northern Ireland
For over 20 years, Jenna has worked to improve outcomes for children, families and communities. With an MA in education and community learning and being a champion of partnership working, Jenna has led teams across the UK to increase children and young people’s access to arts and culture, improve families health outcomes and life chances.

In late November 2018, following an extended break flying trapeze, practicing circus and trekking across The Americas, Jenna joined Belfast Community Circus School, Premiere Circus and Festival of Fools as Chief Executive. She joined the board of Caravan in 2019 and the boards of the Strand Arts Centre and Cathedral Quarter Trust in 2020.

Northern Ireland is more than delivering on Jenna's interest in climbing trees, exploring the outdoors and using circus and adventure as tools with which to change lives.

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Jenna Hall

For over 20 years, Jenna has worked to improve outcomes for children, families and communities. With an MA in education and community learning and being a champion of partnership working, Jenna has led teams across the UK to increase children and young people’s access to arts and culture, improve families health outcomes and life chances. In late November 2018, following an extended break flying trapeze, practicing circus and trekking across The Americas, Jenna joined Belfast Community Circus School, Premiere Circus and Festival of Fools as Chief Executive. She joined the board of Caravan in 2019 and the boards of the Strand Arts Centre and Cathedral Quarter Trust in 2020. Northern Ireland is more than delivering on Jenna's interest in climbing trees, exploring the outdoors and using circus and adventure as tools with which to change lives.