Johnathan Lee Iverson In Conversation With Vanessa Thomas – Circus Voices Podcast

Celebrating Black Creators for Black History Month 2022, Johnathan Lee Iverson and the CircusVoices podcast presents the legendary Vanessa Thomas, dazzling showgirl turned history-making ringmaster.

In this episode, the proud alumna of the storied Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority guides us through her spectacular journey from an aspiring dancer in her native Philadelphia to thecenter ring with the likes of Big Apple Circus and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey,The Greatest Show On Earth® to now, sharing her time-tested wisdom as a cherished board member and mentor for Circadium, School of Contemporary Circus – nurturing the circus professionals of tomorrow.

Johnathan Lee Iverson from Center Ring is the host of this podcast.

Circus Voices, a podcast by CircusTalk, features engaging conversations with acclaimed international experts including professional artists and talent seekers, creative leaders, influential coaches and teachers, and industry innovators. These interviews offer you insight into the diverse and dynamic world of circus and performing arts.



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Johnathan L. Iverson
Ringmaster, Motivational SpeakerUNITED STATES
Johnathan is the Chairman of the Board at Omnium: A Bold New Circus. An accomplished and celebrated showman of circus and stage, as well as, a much in demand motivational speaker. He contributes regularly to CircusTalk and is the creator & host of the YouTube series, In Center Ring.