Lena Ries graduated from the National Circus School of Montreal in 2004 and has worked worldwide in many international production companies, such as Cirque Éloize, 7 Fingers, New Circus Asia, The Tiger Lillies, Chamäleon Theater, GOP, and Wintergarten.
Her work on the aerial hoop and as a contortionist and dancer is unique, her movement quality, skilled and beautiful.
In addition to her career as a circus artist, Lena works as a model for advertising and other artistic projects.
She is part of the Berlin-based creation, performing, and production team of the contemporary circus company Cie4 and their first piece "Remain Restless."
"Contortionist and aerialist Lena Ries was the poster girl for lyrical strength and flexibility"
- The Gazette, Montreal/ Cananda
"she places herself in unthinkable positions to reach the end of her toes or the depths of her soul"
- La dépeche Toulouse/ France