On the Couch with Sharon Gruenert

Sharon Gruenert Arts Review On the CouchWho is Sharon Gruenert?
I’m an acrobat with Circus Oz and a mother who wouldn’t let go of her dreams.

What would you do differently to what you do now?
Nothing. Why would I want to do anything else?

Who inspires you and why?
Debra Batten (Circus Oz touring show director): fearless, wise, and still tumbling like a mad woman.

What would you do to make a difference in the world?
Focus on sustainability rather than growth.

Favourite holiday destination and why?
Anywhere that I can enjoy the beauty and wonder of our planet.

When friends come to town, what attraction would you take them to, and why?
If they’re from overseas I would take them to Healesville Sanctuary to meet a kangaroo.

What are you currently reading?
Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

What are you currently listening to?
The Circus Oz band rehearsing.

Happiness is?
Flying through the air and being caught by a good friend.

What does the future hold for you?
More of the same plus a few surprises.

Sharon is currently appearing with Circus Oz in their production, TWENTYSIXTEEN under the Big Top at Birrarung Marr until 10 July 2016. For more information, visit: www.circusoz.com for details.

Image: Sharon Gruenert