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Justin Pearce

ARTS EDUCATOR, PERFORMER AND ASPIRING SUPER HERO OF JOY.

Arts Educator, entertainer and aspiring super hero of Joy.

Hello! My name is Justin but everyone calls me Jay. I am an arts educator and entertainer that has traveled the world performing and teaching circus arts. These experiences have fostered a passion for helping others through movement and fitness.  I have recently settled down in North Seattle and am seeking further training, work, and experience in the form of fitness and personal training. I love early mornings and have actively been studying personal health and physical fitness techniques.  I have experience in sales and customer service and am driven to succeed at my goals. I have copious experience with teaching and mentoring children, as well as adults. I am confident, capable and motivated to become a valuable member of your team.

Relevant Skills

Arts Education and Group Education

Physical Fitness, Inspiration, Life Coaching

Sales, Customer Service, 

Physical Comedy, Acting, Clown

Juggling , Mime, Prop Manipulation

Fire Performance and Instruction

Education and Training

Dell Arte International School Of Physical Theatre

20092010

A physically and emotionally demanding  theatre school that trains the actor, creator, poet in Commedia Dell arte, Dance, Melodrama, Clown and Physicality. Tai Chi. Alexander Technique. Calisthenics. 

Workshops and Further Education

2009Present

I have continued my training since graduating form Dell arte by researching, training, and online schooling. Additionally I have attended intention based Juggling,  Circus and Flow festivals,  as well as taken numerous workshops in this subject of Performance, Health and Fitness.

I am currently seeking NASM Certification and am willing to aquire any additional training necessary for this position.

Work experience

Arts educator, Performer, Clown, Juggler and Super hero of joy

Jpeace Love Circus
2007Present

A world traveling fire circus clown based in The Pacific Northwest USA dedicated to social circus and sharing joy where ever he may be through Circus and fire arts for all ages.

Arts Educator and Clown

Circus Cascadia
Nov 20102015

Teacher and fun facilitator for the Portland, Oregon based Non Profit Circus Cascadia!

Our misson is to help participants of all ages build the skills and confidence necessary to unleash their creative potential thru teaching circus arts!

Afterschool and Summer Camp Circus instructor and Guest star. Teaching, Performing, and helping facilitating the children shows.

http://www.circuscascadia.com/

Social Circus Relief

Clowns Without Borders
2013

I have continually volunteered and donated my time towards one of the greatest gifts the world has ever seen. Clowns WIthout Borders. A Non Profit that provides smiles to at risk youth in places of dire need.

Through back stage help, performing, throwing my own fundraiser, I was lucky to have been asked to join a expedition that consisted of 4 clowns whom did 25 shows in 11 days for the Typhoon Hayian devastated Philippines during the holiday season of 2013. We were successful in our mission and I look forward to the next.

www.clownswithoutborders.org 

Clown and Juggling Flow Arts Instructor

Jpeace 
2011Present

I have been a special guest instructor at many Juggling and Flow Festivals around the Globe. Performing and teaching Clown based prop manipulation as well as Juggling, Dance and Stage Presence to many different age groups. Some recent Festivals include: Humbodlt Juggling Festival, Fire Drums, Madskills Prop Gathering,  Kinetic Fire Gathering, Pacific Fire Gathering and Ignight flow Festival.

Circus Arts Educator

Motion Magic
20112014

After school and summer kids camp circus arts educator. Leading workshops in clown and many other forms of circus fun. Performed in shows as well as choreographed acts for the children to perform.

http://www.motionmagic.net/

Clown Fire Performer and Stilt Walker

Flamebuoyant Productions
Jun 20102015

A Clown, Fire Performer, Stilt walker, Juggler extraordinaire with the finest in circus-style entertainment!

Flamebuyant Productions! Flamebuoyant Productions presents the finest in circus-style entertainment suitable for any size group or venue. Founded in 2005 from a need to play with fire, walk on stilts, fly through the air and share the love of movement arts. Flamebuoyant Productions presents innovative, exciting performances that thrill and engage audiences of all ages. Whether on stage at your favorite venue or in your backyard for a special occasion.

Oregon Zoo, String Cheese Hornings Hideout, Nike, Southeast Alaska State Fair...

www.flamebuoyant.com

Workshop Coordinator

Pacific Fire Gathering
20102015

Coordinate and create a working circus arts workshop schedule for a 3 day festival highlighting local and international talent in a wide range of circus skills. Using spreadsheets, social media,  and team networking, Pacific Fire Gathering has a groundwork for workshops and has grown into a popular Northwest flow and circus retreat.

www.Pacificfiregathering.org

Additional Jobs RELEVANT to Position Offered

Some of my experience includes:

Hostel Supervisor, Sales, Tour Guide, Specialty Store Clerk, 

Line Cook, Bar Back, Server

Security, Carpentry/Construction

Customer service is a strong point and I am familiar with handling fast paced work environments in the public's eye with great interpersonal communication skills.

I have held management roles and know how to learn on the go, all while helping create a positive team based environment.  

I take pride in everything that I do and aim to do it well!

I am currently seeking a NASM personal training certification and looking to forward my career as a personal fitness and health facilitator.   

Clean driving record and clear background check.

Willingness to get all certifications necessary

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