Shana Kennedy

Shana Kennedy

Executive Director of Circadium

Shana Kennedy is the Executive Director of Circadium, the first higher-education program for circus in the United States.  Along with her husband, Greg Kennedy, she had an active earlier career touring as a juggler and aerialist, and began teaching when she settled down with her 3 children.  She founded the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts in the year 2000, running recreational circus classes for kids and adults.  Now, both the recreational and the professional schools reside at Circus Campus, a hundred-year-old church property in West Mt. Airy.  With over 500 students training every week, circus education is becoming an important part of the city’s cultural fabric.  

Fourth Session

Andrea Murillo & Kyle Driggs Performers, 3AM Theatre William Butler Artist, Commissioner of the Camden Arts, Culture & Heritage Commission Elizabeth Fitzgerald Director, Culinary Literacy Center Conrad Benner Founder/Editor, Streets Dept Shana Kennedy Executive Director, Circadium Jason Huber Executive Director, Teens Inc. Dwayne Wharton Director of External Affairs, The Food Trust Christopher Plant Founder, Kismet […]