Alisan Funk

Teacher training

A circus arts teacher, artist and creator, Alisan is a graduate of the National Circus School and New England Center for Circus Arts. With a master’s degree in individualized studies from Concordia University where she studied circus arts education and where she has served as research assistant on several projects examining the technical and creative aspects of circus, theater and physical literacy. As well, she currently is a doctoral candidate in the Integrated Studies in Education Science department at McGill University. She graduated as a circus artist from the Ecole de cirque de Quebec and graduated as a Trainer in Circus Arts from the National Circus School where she teaches aerials for the circus arts teacher training programs and works as a dedicated researcher at CRITAC, its Center for Circus Arts Research, Innovation and Knowledge Transfer.