Ian Slater

Operations Manager

Ian R. Q. Slater (they/them/she/her) is a Chicago-based performer and educator who holds a B.F.A in Acting from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. They began juggling in 2017 while in a circus course at CCPA, and shortly thereafter began volunteering at CircEsteem, where she quickly became a compassionate and committed Teaching Artist. Ian worked as a TA at CircEsteem from 2017-2021, pioneered the part-time role of Operations Coordinator in 2020, and then joined the CORE team in 2021, where she has since held the roles of Program Coordinator and now full-time Operations Coordinator! Ian remains involved in Chicago theatre, plays cello in a rock band, and is a firm believer in the power of community.