Meet Finalist Finn McNamee (Getting to Know the 2021 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Finalists)

Meet Finalist Finn McNamee (Getting to Know the 2021 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Finalists)

 

Name: Finn McNamee

School: Metro Academic and Classical High School

Talent: Handbalancing

How long have you been performing and what inspired you to start?
I have been performing since I was five and got into circus because of my parents.  Once I started I was inspired by the performers I saw and dreamed of one day doing the things they did.

How are you preparing for finals? Are you doing anything differently from your usual practices?
For Finals I have been doing lots of physical training so that I can have my act down and  not to worry about performing.

What will performing on the Fox stage mean to you?
Performing at the Fox will be a great honor.  I have seen many talented people perform on that stage and it will mean a lot to be able to finally do the same.

Is there someone you look up to and draw influence form for your talent?
I don’t think there is only one person that I draw my influence from but instead the teachers I have had that brought me to love what I do. 

What has been the highlight of your performance career?
I think the highlight of my performance career has been performing at Circus Flora because it very personal and like a Circus Harmony tradition.

What do you hope to learn from your experience?
I hope to learn more about performing on a big stage and also help my stage presence. 

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