Jess O’Connor (Ireland)

A scene from Bianco by NoFit State Circus at Big Top, Southbank Centre. Directed by Firenza Guidi.
©Tristram Kenton

Jess O’Connor is a talented, dynamic and versatile circus artist. Following a successful career in gymnastics, she studied at The National Centre for Circus Arts in London on the full-time degree programme where she specialised in swinging trapeze. She has also undertaken extensive training in a range of other circus skills including aerial hoop, silk, rope, static trapeze, spanish web & acrobatics.

Jess’ versatility as a performer is reflected in her previous work, ranging from touring the world with NoFit State Circus on their show Bianco to large scale corporate events, festivals and parades. She has performed all over the world as both a soloist and as part of an ensemble. An experienced tutor in a multitude of aerial and acrobatic disciplines she has shared her knowledge with people of all ages.

Jess is currently working and performing with Circ Bover in Mallorca on two of their new projects, “Nomads 2.0” and “Sentinel”.