Mini Backstory and more
Carina Kivela Gillet is a multifaceted artist. They graduated from The New England Center for Circus Arts in May of 2022, as a major in straps and minor in partner acrobatics. Since they have taught and performed with multiple circus companies throughout the U.S. Before becoming a circus artist Carina was a former musician and aerial dancer with a background in martial arts, tumbling, and modern/contemporary dance. Having grown up in the beautiful surroundings of Montana with their two sisters, Carina's art is profoundly influenced by their love of nature. Aside from being a solo artist and freelancer, Carina also partners with the extraordinary Elly Craig in partner acrobatics and more as part of the dynamic duo Jeez Louise.