The Ringmasters

Kevin O’Keefe

Kevin has been designing and leading in-school residencies for over 20 years. He is a master of integrating core curriculum through the practice of circus. Kids embrace the circus as a touchstone and walk away from his residencies enthusiastic about learning and fully embodied with the experience. Integrated curriculums Kevin has designed include Circus Around […]

Erin Maile O’Keefe

Erin Maile O’Keefe (co-founder CircusYoga, CircusYoga Teacher Training, and Flying Partner Yoga) is a certified Kripalu Yoga, Rasa Yoga, and Embodied Anatomy & Yoga teacher whose practice is informed by Body-Mind Centering, circus, and dance. Her studies have taken her to India to study Viniyoga at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram with T.K.V. Desikachar, to Chiangmai […]

Skyler Sullivan

Skyler is thrilled to be entering his 15th  year with Circus Minimus.  He started off studying acting at Emerson College where he earned his B.F.A.  After meeting mime, Tony Montanaro, his path changed to physical theatre.  His love of movement theatre and circus landed him in San Francisco where he worked with the San Francisco […]

WT McRae

WT McRae is a clown, mime, actor and circus educator. After training in theatre at Adelphi University, WT went on to teach ‘Theatre as Conflict Resolution” for the Bronx Arts Ensemble. He has performed school shows including ‘Peter and The Wolf’ for over 40,000 kids in 200 schools in the NY area. Off-off Broadway credits […]

Jenny Sargent

Jenny Sargent has worked for the last ten years as a Teaching Artist and theater director for adults and children of all ages. She currently teaches circus arts and physical theater for Circus Minimus and The New Victory Theater in Manhattan and works as a Specialist Teacher and a Teaching Mentor of imaginative learning at […]

Deven Sisler

Deven E. Sisler is a physical comedienne, hatha vinyasa yoga R.Y.T., AcroYoga & CircusYoga teacher.  She received her BA for her self-designed major in Theatre, Creative Writing & Fine Art from Connecticut College and additional training at the Dell’Arte School of Physical Theater and the London International School of Performing Arts. She is pretty funny […]

Christina Gelsone

Christina Gelsone is a clown, mask-player, street-performer, and mime. She has always performed without words, a comic advantage she has used around the world in over 20 countries. Her style is distinctly physical, incorporating acrobatics, falls, and the invention of the Human Tightrope. She is co-founder of two companies: award-winning Acrobuffos, specializing in half-mask comedy […]

Kate Magram

Kate Magram has been teaching kids performing arts for over 20 years. Her background in theatre and directing set the stage for her fascination with both historical and contemporary vaudeville and circus arts. She has been teaching circus skills to children and adults since 1999, and has a particular passion for partner acrobatics. Her own […]

Amy Dawn Verebay

Amy Dawn Verebay first fell in love with circus at age 11 with Circus of the Kids.  Fueled by a lifelong passion for movement, she was re-inspired by new circus while living and dancing in Montreal, Canada.  She has since choreographed, taught and performed in the US and abroad with The Astrotraveling Circus, Circus Amok, […]