Jinny Jessica Jacinto - Performer
Jinny Jessica Jacinto received her professional training at the National
Circus School in Montreal. From 1990 until 1997 she was part of Cirque
du Soleil's Four Contortionists, performing in the shows Nouvelle
Expérience, Fascination and Saltimbanco, all of which toured
throughout North America, Asia and Europe. The Foursome were gold
medallists at the Festival Mondial du Cirque de l'Avenir in Paris,
as well as the Circus Festival of Monte Carlo.
Since 1997, Jinny has embarked on a flourishing career as a solo artist.
Her performances have been broadcast internationally in a large variety
of productions, ranging from galas to television programs, theatre
productions and films.
Furthermore, Jinny performed in Music For Contortionist, presented
at the Shaw Festival in Toronto, as well as the 1997 Grammy nominated
film Satie and Suzanne.
In 2000 Jinny returned as a guest artist at Cirque du Soleil, performing
her solo act in Quidam.
Her love for the art of the contortion, has led her to create many
unique performances, in which rhythm is fuelled by passion, exploring
the emotional content present in this fascinating art form.