Breaking Circus



Co-founded in 2018 by Dawn Shepherd and Ryan Gray, Breaking Circus is a contemporary circus arts company based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The company develops, produces and presents new works of contemporary circus for live and digital audiences. Through its team of professional circus artists from diverse backgrounds, Breaking Circus subverts expectations, abandons all manner of preciousness, and breaks its own rules in its quest to create authentic human connections and experiences.


Photo: Dawn Shepherd. Silhousoniques. Photo Ryan Gray