|Dana Pollard is a professional circus performer based in Kansas City who brings a tempestuous and imaginative approach to her performance art. After growing up in a competitive gymnastics environment, Dana eventually found her way into the circus arts and began her training in 2011. Inspired by her love of comic book heroes and fantasy tales, her performances are both surreal and phantasmal, awing audiences with her daredevil antics.
In 2015 Dana graduated from the Aloft Circus Arts full-time training program in Chicago where she specialized in aerial chain loops and cyr wheel under the direction of Zoe Sheppard and Shayna Swanson. Dana’s varied aerial skills include silks, lyra, and chains. She is also trained in cyr wheel, partner acrobatics, juggling, stilt walking, and bullwhip.