Interview Questions



(From top to bottom: Sarah and Lindsey)

“Regarding the Show”

1.) What is the name of the show you both are going to perform in?

2.) Please describe to us of what the show is about and why we(the audience) should care about it’s theme.

3.) What are some of the elements we are going to see displayed in this show? Furthermore, what would you like for us to take away from it?

Regarding the Main Focus”

1.) Please describe your injury from the moment it occurred and how you’ve been coping with it.

2.) Explain the recovery process. Has it been a good or bad experience for you? What has changed since the injury? Are there things you can do and can’t do? Are there things you want to do, but aren’t allowed to do because of the injury?

3.) Do you think you will be able to overcome the challenges of this injury and preparation requirements for the show?

4.) Have there been other injuries similar to this one before? If so, which one was the worst and why?

5.) Considering your craft, the injury, the show, and everything that is frequently happening around you, what is your biggest fear? How do you plan to overcome that fear?

“Regarding Interviewees’ Profile”

1.) When did you first decide that circus arts would be something that you would want to be involved in? Please describe that moment.

2.) When and how did you put that dream into effect?

3.) Are there still any ultimate goals you would want to meet in this craft?

4.) What did your family think of your choice to join circus arts? How do they react to your talents today?

5.) What is your favorite activity or routine to do during rehearsal? Or is there one?

6.) Tell us a little about your instructors and how they’ve been helping you to overcome obstacles.

7.) Where are you from?

8.) Who or what inspires you to strive for happiness in life?

“Regarding Rehearsals”

1.) What are the routines, exercises, and movements involved in the rehearsals? Please describe them in detail. What are some of the items and terms you hear in this art?

2.) How and why is teamwork so important when undergoing your routines?

3.) Name some personal miles stones which have helped shape you into the performer you are now (excluding recent injury).






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