Who Is Circus Kazoo?

"J"ennifer Richard

"J"ennifer Richard

J is our fearless leader! She brings a wealth of circus experience and a love for the circus world! She is also an IL certified educator with experience teaching in pre-K through middle school. Coach JBird is Director of Circus Education at Kazoo, teaching classes, workshops, and events of ground-based circus skills, as well as German Wheel National Champion 2018 & presenter at AYCO/ACE Conference 2016 & 2017. circuskazoo@yahoo.com
Dave Ettelson

Dave Ettelson

Dave is a German Wheel World Championships 2016 team member, 7 time National Champion, and continues to train/teach with Wheel Jam National Team in Chicago. After years in circus arts of all kinds, Dave has unmatched excitement and experience to offer our troupe members in both recreational and competitive wheel programs. Dave has lead the competitive team to success, including our first National Wheel Championship in 2018 in Senior Ladies as well numerous top finishes for Junior Girls and Boys.
The Wegner Family

The Wegner Family

The Wegners have been throwing things for decades. Ken, Richard, and John team teach our object manipulation class or “Juggling Club” to enthusiasts of all ages. Specialties include ball and club juggling/ passing, diabolo, flowersticks, and contact juggling.