The Moisture Festival Pocast – Maria Margiyeva

In this episode of the Moisture Festival Podcast, we are thrilled to have the extraordinary performer Maria Margiyeva! Maria takes us on her journey from her childhood as a gymnast to performing in a bubble 3o feet in the air! It’s a great interview with a very talented performer.

The Moisture Festival Podcast – Amy Funbuttons

In this episode of the Moisture Festival Podcast, we are thrilled to have the extraordinary Ariel artist, Amy Funbuttons, joining us. Amy takes us behind the scenes, sharing the ins and outs of what it truly means to be a professional Ariel performer.

We learn about the challenges that come with the territory and delve into the daily experiences of a variety artist hard at work. We discuss her creative process as we uncover the mysteries and joys that accompany her journey. We also take a stab at an unsolved mystery from Amy’s own life. It’s a captivating interview with a remarkable performer that you won’t want to miss!

The Moisture Festival Podcast – Creosote

On this episode it is all things accordion with accordion duo Creosote. We learn about the different types of accordions, get some history about the accordion and how it is still one of the most popular instruments in the world.

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Jamie and Gabe discuss how they met, what makes they do so unique and some of the cool opportunities they have gotten throughout their years of playing. We also learn both of their completely different accordion origin stories. A really fun interview with a some fantastic people. 

The Moisture Festival Podcast – Faeble Kievman

On this episode we welcome in clown extraordinaire Faeble Kievman. Faeble discusses how he got into clowning, who helped him a long the way and what goes into making a good clown routine.

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We also discuss what social circus is and how Faeble focus’s on entertaining in places that don’t have any. We also hear some stories of places he has performed and how he made it work even in some of the most difficult entertainment spots.

The Moisture Festival Podcast – Jason Andrews

In this episode we welcome in magician Jason Andrews. We talk about how growing up as a kid in Las Vegas gave him access to magic shows and how he was able to get a scholarship to magic camp.

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He explains what it’s like competing in magic competitions and how he once competed against Louie. We learn about his career in magic and how he made the decision during the pandemic to give it up and follow a different passion. The best interview with a magician turned pilot to date.

The Moisture Festival Podcast – Matthew Laslo

On this episode we welcome in the youngest person we have interviewed Matthew Laslo. We learn about how he started in magic, what it was like being the only magician in his town and where he looked to for inspiration.

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He tells us about all the people who has helped him a long the way and some of his great success’s including multiple TV appearances and a crazy trip to China. We also learn how he came to be a part of the touring Broadway style magic show called Shazam. A great interview with a fantastic young performer.

The Moisture Festival Podcast – Vivian Tam

On this episode of the Moisture Festival Podcast we welcome Ariel superstar Vivian Tam. We talk about her interest in circus at a young age, how she was able to mimic circus videos she got at the local library and how that led to a successful aerial career.

She tells us about going to stunt school, how she comes up with some of her routines and how much storage is needed to house all her equipment. A fantastic interview with one of the best aerial performers working today. 

The Moisture Festival Podcast – Audrey Greaves

On this episode we welcome in bounce juggler Audrey Greaves. We discuss how she discovered the circus and how her parents figured out how to get her involved in it at a young age.

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She explains to us what bounce juggling is and how she decided that was something she wanted to devote her time on. We discuss what you do when you mess up on stage and how her performance at the Moisture Festival Gala went. A really fun conversation with an amazing bounce juggler!

The Moisture Festival Podcast – Ria Lodick

On this episode we welcome in a stage manager for the Moisture Festival Ria Lodick. We talked with her about her joy of teaching, how she came to be so good at conveying information and what brought her to Seattle.

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We also discuss the challenges running a show like the Moisture Festival presents and why she keeps coming back. A fun interview with someone that makes all the shows run as smoothly as possible.

The Moisture Festival Podcast – Felicity Hesed

On this zoom episode of the MFP (new term) we welcome in the amazing Felicity Hesed. We discuss her beginnings as an actor, her interest in theatre and how walking by a circus building one afternoon changer her life.

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She tells us what she is doing to fuse theatre with circus and the organization she started to help support that vision. A really great conversation with an awesome circus advocate.