Born in Geneva, Vanessa took her first steps in the small family circus school created by her grandmother Renée Pahud. It connects, tours, shows and activities from 6 to 19 years old. She successfully auditions to become a professional circus artist. She trained at the Académie Fratellini in Paris from 2006 to 2009. A long stage career began, participating mainly in creative projects as a performer. Little by little, she began to work as an author and wrote her first circus piece So-Ham with Jean-Yves Pénafiel. At the same time, she runs the Confignon circus school and supports the transmission of the performing arts to the school’s students.