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circus camp team

Expertise, sensitivity and charisma are the main characteristics of our team. Together we will create a dynamic, empowering and fun atmosphere. We will make sure your children are having the best summer ever ! ! !


Paúl gomex

20+ years of experience in the universe of performing arts. 2K+ performances in 19+ countries. MA in physical theater from Academy Dimitri in Switzerland. Faculty member at MSU Bozeman. Ringleader and founder of 406Cirque. Daddy of sparking 6yo :o)

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naomi shafer

Naomi Shafer is a clown and organizer. She uses humor, playfulness and physical storytelling to turn power dynamics upside down. As the Executive Director of Clowns Without Borders USA, she produces clown tours in refugee camps, conflict zones and sites of natural disaster. She holds a B.A. from Middlebury College, an M.B.A. from Marlboro College, and a rubber chicken from the San Francisco Circus Center Clown Conservatory.


colette pengelley

Born in Australia and recently established in USA, Colette currently delivers dance workshops and creates choreography for competitions and performances at several studios in Montana. Most recently Colette has put together shows for Independence, Sweat Pea Festival and Dancin' Daisy Vaudeville Variety Shows. Colette loves sharing her passion, energy and experience of dance and life with others and educating the younger generation.


carina gillet

Carina graduated from the New England Center for Circus Arts professional training program in 2022. She has also trained in Quebec with Ecole National de Cirque de Quebec; completed a personal trainer certification with the National Academy of Sports Medicine, received a levels one and two mixed apparatus teaching certificate from MASC studios in MT; trained, performed, and taught with Mountain Air Dance.

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alan chapin

Born and raised in Bozeman, Montana, Alan is an artist with a big love for circus and performing arts. His talent with kids is unique and it shows in every interaction, whether it's a class or a performance. His specialties are juggling, clowning, and being glamorous!

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Sally Coffman is the youngest member in our team. She has an extensive background in gymnastics and lots of experience working with children. Her main experience is in acrobatic pole, silks, and pottery!!! Her artist soul combined with her knowledge of acrobatic lines makes of Sally a perfect ingredient for the melting pot that is our team of coaches.

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zach marsh

Zach started his journey in the universe of competition gymnastics at age 6 and participated in multiple regional and national competitions for 13 years. He taught at Lone Mountain for several seasons and has been 406Cirque tumbling coach for the last two years.

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