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Jess Ward

Jessica has had a love for dance and acrobatics since she could walk. During her childhood she trained in dance and gymnastics and later moved in to Acrobatic Gymnastics where she went on to compete in World Championships in 2004 and 2006.
Gymnastics Australia awarded Jessica 'National Acrobat of the Year' in 2002, 'Elite Team of the Year' in 2003, and 'International Acrobat of the Year' in 2004 for her achievements in the sport.

At 19 Jessica gave up her job as a flight attendant to pursue a career as a circus performer. She graduated from the National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) in 2009 with specialist skills in aerial hoop, hand balancing and tissu.

In 2012 Jessica made her debut on the international stage in Abu Dhabi where she was selected to perform aerial silks for Ferrari World's acrobatic stunt show. Later that year she traveled to America for intensive training with a former Cirque Du Soleil artist to further her aerial hoop skills.

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Soon after returning to Australia, Jessica was signed to be part of the resident cast who launched Pacha Sydney. She worked amongst some of the best directors, designers and creatives in Australia, performing various ground and aerial acts in each of their four shows.

Jessica went on to work with Circa Contemporary Circus and Katie Noonan on the Love Song Circus tour and is now resides in Las Vegas. During her career Jessica has performed with numerous companies and productions including Circa Contemporary Circus, Legs on The Wall, L'Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival, Miley Cyrus, P&O Cruises, TV Week Logie Awards, NIDA, Future Entertainment and Biscuit Film Works to name a few.

This year Jessica worked with Cirque Du Soleil on their One Night for One Drop project. The event raises money for the Springs Preserve Foundation, to help bring clean water to people around the globe. Jessica performed with Cirque Du Soleil as a cast member on their newest production TORUK, in November.

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