Allison McDermott is a circus artist from Middletown, CT and an alumni of the Children's Circus of Middletown. She went on to study aerial hoop and hand balancing at the New England Center for Circus Arts ProTrack program. Some of her notable performance credits include Detective Lestrade in Cirqularity’s Sherlock Holmes and the Sapphire Night and a Fairy Aerialist in ARTFARM’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Allison is currently touring ARTFARM’s Sir Isaac Newton’s Little Apple Circus and ARTFARM’s Circus for a Fragile Planet.
In 2018 Allison created two original circus productions; CYCLES, a whimsical aerial circus collaboration with Matica Arts and This is Artstagram!, a self-written and self-directed circus-theater hybrid. She is currently directing Circus Botanicus: The Secret Life of Plants, an original circus production created for Circophony, a youth circus troupe in Middletown, CT. Allison has written, performed and choreographed circus work for Artfarm, Oddfellows Playhouse and Air Temple Arts.
Both CYCLES Circus and This Is Artstagram! are currently available for booking. Additionally, Allison provides ground and air entertainment and performs at festivals, schools, theaters and corporate events. Contact her to see how she can make your event extra specia
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