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David Hunt

Prescott Circus Theatre
Artistic / Executive Director
Oakland, CA
David Hunt is the Executive / Artistic Director of Prescott Circus Theatre, a youth development / performing arts education program in Oakland, CA, now in its 34th year. He was a resident teaching artists with PCT for 7 years prior to stepping into leadership as Director. Through theater and performing arts education, the mission of Prescott Circus Theatre is to engage and empower youth as they develop confidence, perseverence, artistic talent, and a dedication to working for success. PCT serves approximately 200 youth each year through intensive, high quality and free after school / out of school programs for Oakland youth. The Prescott Circus Performance Company performs at over 50 events each year! www.prescottcircus.org David comes from both a performing arts and arts admin background. He has trained, performed, and coached circus since 1994 to at least some degree. He has performed his slack rope act and juggling skills with Bindlestiff Variety Inc., Zoppe Italian Family Circus, and a variety of small productions. In 2008, he co-founded Circus Bella, an open-air one ring professional circus in San Francisco that continues to produce an annual free series of shows around the Bay Area. David served on the Board of Directors for AYCO from 2005 - 2010. dhunt@prescottcircus.org

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Friday, August 18