Tristan Cunningham: Tristan Cunningham started her performing days when she was only ten with Vermont’s own country circus, Circus Smirkus. After touring for eight years, she decided to change her focus to acting and recently graduated with a B.F.A from S.U.N.Y Purchase Acting Conservatory. Her Bay Area credits include: Julius Caesar with African American Shakespeare Company,The Road to Hades with Shotgun Players,Tenderloin with The Cutting Ball Theater,A Midsummer Nights Dream with The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, A Winter's Tale with California Shakespeare Theater, and The Arsonists with The Aurora Theater. She is a proud member of Actors Equity Association and the medical clown project.
Polina Smith- A circus, dance and theater enthusiast, Polina moved to San Francisco to study Clowning and Acrobatics at the San Francisco Circus Center in 2009. Since, Polina has been producing The Literary Foolery Cabaret—a monthly satirical clown cabaret at the Book Smith on Haight St. Polina received her B.F.A. in theater for social change from Concordia University in Montreal, and for the last two years has been performing with the Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women, creating theater with women living with H.I.V. When not immersed in the world of play and pretend, Polina runs her own Exercise and Holistic Health Coaching Practice, www.wholebodysf.com