Hula hoop artist and humanitarian, Kate Ryan has high "hoops" of making people laugh. A world-renowned circus artist and entertainer, Kate has performed, toured and trained in ten different countries. Her client resume includes partners of Cirque du Soleil, Le Cirque de la Nuit, Party like Gatsby Speakeasy EU and Cartoon Network: resident artist. She has performed on the prestigious TedX stage (Cirque de la Nuit) and her work as an entertainer and humanitarian has been featured in magazines such as L'oreal Vietnam (Spark Circus).
Specializing in Circus Hula Hoops, Grand Multi Fire Hoop and Adagio this emcee extraordinaire performs Hoop Juggling, Theatrical + Interactive Characters, Fire Dancing, Acrobatic Gymnastics and Magician's Assistant. Her intentionally performed comedy stage show "Sugar Rush" shares a unique blend of playful mannerism and traditional circus..
Runner up battle of the buskers
2018Nominated CANSPIN Hula Hooper of the Year Canada 2016, 2017 & 2019
YOUTH & SOCIAL CIRCUS
Kate is a multi disciplinary artist who dedicates her talents to social circus projects in Canada, UK, Australia and Asia. Hosting international tours and projects for at-risk youth and refugees, she believes in facilitating the importance of play in every person's life. By working with organizations such as Play OnSide, Spark Circus, Nutrien and Help Without Frontiers, Kate is able to share youth and social circus with thousands of audiences each year.
With ten+ years of experience, Kate is the Team Lead, Tour and Media Team Manager for the NGO Spark Circus. As well she produces, directs and tours numerous shows and artists for her company Circus Kasai.
As an entertainer, facilitator and social media persona, Kate is the first Canadian Ambassador to Hoopologie, the world's most revolutionary hula hoop company. Kate produces online journals, videos and content for the brand
to empower audiences and create confident communities
"We want her back! Amazing performance and we want her full time!"
Zamir Dhanji, Artist Director
Cartoon Network Amazone
Performance & entertainment Skills
- Traditional Multi Style Circus Hula Hooping
- Modern Hoop Dance
- Fire Eating and Fire Dance
- Roving Characters
- Poi and Flag Spinning
- Fire Fans and Silk Fan Dancing
- Audience Participation & Improvisation
- Character Acting Skills
- Acro Dance