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 ! ! !
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.
Born in Amiens (FR), Marie is an All Stars Unicycle performer formed in the universe of European Circus schools. She graduated highschool with a mayor in Circus (yep, that's a thing!) and was part of her regional unicycle basketball team back in France (Yep! that's also a thing😆). She is one of the senior coaches at the Circus Center teaching trapeze and unicycle.
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 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.
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.