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Kate Ryan is a world-renowned circus artist and entertainer. She has performed, toured and trained in ten different countries. Her client resume includes partners of Cirque du Soleil, Party like Gatsby Speakeasy EU and Cartoon Network: resident artist. She has performed on the prestigious TedX stage and her work as an entertainer and humanitarian (Spark Circus)) has been featured in magazines such as L'oreal Vietnam and FERQ Magazine. In 2021, her digital adaptation to the circus arts industry and her work as a Director, Producer, Editor and Artist was recognized by the Circus International Film Festival as an "Official Selection". 

Specializing in Circus Hula Hoops, Face Balancing and Grand Multi Fire Hoop this emcee extraordinaire shares a unique blend of playful mannerism.


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​

Awards & Recognition

  • "TEN" Official Selection Circus International Film Festival 2021 (Director, Producer, Artist)

  • 2016 - 2020 Spin Circus Academy (Instructor)

  • First Canadian Ambassador to Hoopologie

  • Runner-Up Centerfest's Battle of the Buskers 2018

  • Nominated Hula Hooper of the Year 2015 – 2017 

  • Grand Multi Fire Hula Hoop Act (the only full feature four hoop fire act in Western Canada)

"We want her back! Amazing performance and we want her full time!"

Zamir  Dhanji, Artist Director

Cartoon Network Amazone

Performance & Entertainment Skills

  • Director & Producer (large touring, theatrical shows performed live and digitally)

  • Traditional & Contemporary Circus Hula Hoop

  • Face Balancing

  • Hula Hoop Rolling

  • Grand Multi Fire Hoop

  • Theatrical Character/ Clown

  • Coach & Instructor

  • Social Circus Facilitator, Youth Circus

  • Film and Cinematography

  • Documentarian, Media Team Project Manager (Spark Circus),

  • Video & Audio Edit

  • Web Design, Social Networking, Blogging
    Organization, Facilitating Teams of 10+ Performers

  • Administration

  • Prop Building

  • Costume Design


  • TED X 2018 

  • StoryHive Documentary Edition "Circle of Wonder" 2018

  • Spark Circus Media Team Manager 2017 - Present

  • Vietnam Free Press "Spark Circus" 2018

  • Fernie Free Press "Bibbity Boppity Boo" 2018

  • Global Calgary "Circus Kasai & Kate Ryan Circus" 2017

  • Saskatoon Star Phoenix "Circus Kasai" 2015, 2016 & 2017

  • Miss Western Alberta 2012/ 2013, Miss Yukon Territory Globe 2012/ 2013


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