Something Different

And now for something completely different... Alright, ragazzi, I’ve returned. This time, however, for a totally separate blog post altogether. And let me just say, I am beyond thrilled. Today, I come to you from the back cubby-area of Radici, the Italian cafe where I work when I’m at home. I’m at home because I’m [...]

3 is a Magic Number

Hello world! My name is Rena, and if you’ve been following Cirque Us for a hot minute then you may already know who I am. For those of you who do not (yet), here’s a quick introduction. I am an aerialist, contortionist, and dancer based in Brattleboro, Vermont. When I am not working with Cirque [...]


I have been having a blast on tour! I am exhausted, and yet I keep thinking about how lucky we all are. We are exhausted, but we are lucky. Ticket sales aren’t ideal, but I sure count myself lucky. This is the first time I’ve been alone in my own space for a month, but [...]

One more week

It’s hard to believe that there’s less than a week left of the summer 2019 RagTag tour. It has been an absolutely amazing, exhausting, fulfilling, and rewarding experience. When our director Jesse Dryden was developing show concepts with the cast, he brought up the motif of “a moth to a flame”. We were originally going [...]