How do you unwind?
I love running and can often be found on a Saturday morning, joining in on a local 5k Park Run. My personal best is 24mins 14secs.
I am clown Peppi’s big brother.
What’s your passion in life? My wife & children. In November we welcomed our 3rd child! I now have 1 daughter & 2 sons.
What is something you love about Circus life? It’s like a travelling village! We are in a different city each week, we meet lots of new people plus the atmosphere we live in is all so magical!
Taught to play the guitar by his Father who was a professional musician.
Born: Milano, Italy, 1992
Dislikes: Not having things under control – the family have a nickname for him, “General Alves”
He has spent this last Winter studying for his Class 1 LGV licence back in his native Country, France
Family: Married to Charlotte with a son, Oscar
Loves: Cooking & excels at Crème Brulee!
First performed in the Circus ring at the age of 13, loves to draw & studied fine arts at a Spanish University, Why not check her facebook page “Folkart”.
Born: Leon, Spain 1992
Passion: Anything Disney
Do you have any hidden talents? I taught myself to juggle during our 2018 tour. I can now do 7 balls…nearly 9!
Tell us an interesting fact: My first time on an aeroplane was when I came to travel with Jay Millers. I flew to England from Uzbekistan, my home country.
Born in Limerick regional hospital on December 30th, 1986
Favourite movie: The Angriest Man In Brooklyn/ anything Disney/Marvel
Most memorable moment: First time in the ring (makes me look like a terrible dad)
Hobbies: fixing anything that’s broken (“if it’s broken I can’t break it anymore”)
Recently proposed to Jodi Miller in Central Park, New York – to which she accepted
Born: Budapest, Hungary 1994
Skills: Acrobat, Icarian games, Diabolist, Duo Straps, BMX, Cyr Wheel, Chinese Pole, Unicyclist
As most Italians, he is a lover of trending fashion & is looking forward to visiting the most Cosmopolitan parts of London whilst in the UK.
Most likely to miss: Italian food & his La Mamma (Mother)
Fact: Third generation Circus
One of the most interesting facts about growing up as a child on a Circus is that different languages are picked up & learnt. Thomas is no exception & can speak seven! He started performing with his Father on the aerial perch at the age of three. He is now third generation Circus.
Born: Ghent, Belgium in 1969.
Favourite Act he has performed: Catcher in a Flying Trapeze Troupe
She recalls “Last year went so fast”. It started the year by marrying the love of her life, Gabor, aka Peppi our clown & then later in the season, gave birth to their beautiful daughter, Hanna, whilst on tour.
Motto: I’ve learned…that’s its not what I have in my life, but who I have in my life that counts
Born: Kisvarda, Hungary, 1984
The longest, loyal member of our team and multi talented – if there’s something broken, he will endeavour to fix it. He puts his self taught talents down to YouTube! Surprisingly, he is also very good at making costumes.
Hobby: Carp fishing by night
Fact: Back in 1996 Peppi started with Jay Millers as an aerial artiste.
Started at the tender age of five & his favourite place to work in, to date, is the Blackpool Tower. Whilst performing at Christmas & being inside an inflatable snowman, it deflated during the performance! A moment he wont forget.
Born: Liverpool 2006.
Fascination: Old coins & anything related to the Titanic
From November 2017 to October 2018, whilst performing her Circus skills in the nightly theatre show onboard the cruise liner, MSC Orchestra, she visited 31 different Countries.
Born: Truro Cornwall 1996
Loves: Cornish Pasties & Clotted Cream! (Yes she has scones the Cornish way – Jam then a big dollop of Cream on top)
Currently studying law and is on target to receive a distinction star at A level
Born: Poole Dorset 2000
Just selected his GCSE options & has chosen Triple Science, Btec Sport & Geography … to name a few.
Loves: Playing on his Xbox
Favourite Holiday destination: Florida
Our youngest performer & certainly the cutest! He always has a Smile on his face & is a flirt with the ladies ( Secretly has a crush on Miss Paige )
Favourite Colour: White
Born in the JR in Oxford on the 28th March 1994.
Favourite Movie: Anything Marvel
Most Memorable Moment: Becoming a Mum (cheesy but true)
Hobbies: Shopping, exercise (gently), Marie Kondo-ing and watching Netflix
A true Circus girl, who has grown up on tour with the show, she understands the importance of “the show must go on” . She gave birth to her first child, Oscar, last August & despite being a week overdue, on the day she gave birth, they even both appeared in a photo shoot later the same day.
Born: Chertsey, Surrey 1993
Birth Sign: Libra
Although qualified as a College teacher, Chloe’s passion for entertaining grew strong & she chose to “runaway & join the Circus”. Her Circus journey began on Circus Karlsruhe Whienact in 2014 as a showgirl.
Born: Liverpool 1990
Hidden Talent: Loves to bake anything sweet
Has travelled around the globe with her acts. Norway holds a special place in her heart, from the thousand year old stave churches to watching the Boreals & the Sami huntsman herding their reindeer.
Favourite Authors: Marta Adler, Arne Strom & the Bronte Sisters
Fact: One of the most loving & caring members of our team, Collette will always make anyone feel welcome with her positive, professional outlook on life.
During the season we visit many different towns, what’s your favourite?
Wootton, Isle of Wight
What type of music do you enjoy listening to?
Country and western, especially Garth Brooks!