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Aug 10, 2018

Chad Fraser began his career with Cirque du Soleil as part of the Performance Medicine Department at their headquarters in Montreal. Over the past 7 years, Chad has worked with 2 touring shows and is now currently the Head Therapist for Kurios.

Questions for Chad Fraser

 

  • What is a physiotherapist’s job during during a show?
  • What makes a Cirque du Soleil show special?
  • How do you keep the artists mentally engaged?
  • What keeps you balanced mentally and physically?
  • What is the most rewarding part of your job?
  • What do most people not know about the job of the artists?
  • How do you prepare for emergency situations?
  • What are the similarities and differences between circus artists and sports athletes?
  • The show has artists from 16 countries. What language does everyone speak?
  • What advice do you have for someone in JH or HS who might be thinking about a career in physiotherapy?