Linnea joined the CircEsteem staff as an aerial instructor in the Fall of 2015. She is a recent graduate of the Aloft Circus Arts Full-Time Training Program where she focused on aerial tissue loop and tightwire. While here in Chicago, she has also trained and performed with the Actors Gymnasium and Aerial Dance Chicago. Linnea holds a BA is contemporary jazz dance from Point Park University in Pittsburgh and has an extensive theater background. She believes everyone has a place in the circus and that circus has a place everywhere.