Biographical information taken from Facebook:
Joe Putignano is a performing artist and contortionist who has toured with Cirque du Soleil. He was the star of the Cirque show Totem. He has performed in The Times They Are A’changin’ by Twyla Tharp and in a number of stage productions with the Metropolitan Opera. Putignano has been featured on Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s Human Factor on CNN. His memoir, Acrobaddict, was published in September 2013 by Central Recovery Press. He lives in New York City.
Excellent interview in Boston.com:
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