"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
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."