"I first became interested in performing for Cirque du Soleil after going to the National Institute of Circus Arts in Melbourne, Australia the summer before my junior year at Penn State. I was then in touch with a talent scout whom I subsequently met at the 2009 NCAA Championships banquet. (...)"
"My journey with Cirque du Soleil began when my former teammate auditioned and then told me about it and suggested I try it. I was very interested and made plans to attend the Vegas auditions in September of 2009. (...)"