Juliana has a long-standing relationship with Circus Juventas. She has known our co-founders since 2000 and even performed at the big top’s opening. She has also conducted many workshops for Circus Juventas throughout the years. Juliana is a dancer, aerial acrobat, choreographer, and contemporary dance/circus teacher. Her diverse training, which includes gymnastics, ballet, and circus arts, is apparent throughout her significant career. She has directed, coordinated, cast, choreographed, and coached countless circus/dance festivals, events, workshops, and shows, including the opening and closing ceremonies for the FIFA World Cup Brazil. Neves also performed for over three years with Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion as a principal character and soloist in aerial pas de deux (an act she co-created) and silks. Prior to coming to CJ, she ran her own company, Are You in Town? Productions, together with her partner, Felipe Mafasoli, in Brussels, Belgium.