Gracie and Jason
Jason and Gracie are both born and bred circus people from well known circus families.Gracies side of the family consists of Paulos, Macmanus and Pinders who are versatile people who all have done a variety of acts in their lifetime. These skills have been passed down from generation to generation. Gracie was once an accomplished trapeze artiste who has worked her act all over the world but has since retired from the trapeze.
Since having her two beautiful children (Madalane and Cinzia) she has also trained macaws, pigeons, horses, dogs and now has a big and little routine which is her lovely horse 'Patches' and pony 'Kismit' working together.
Jason is from the Hoffman-Timmis Circus families and at one time in the 80's the Hoffmans had the biggest circus in the UK which was a 3 ring circus.
Hoffmans are famous for their elephant acts. Timmis are well known for their work with horses and tigers, this is where Jason gets his love of animals from.
Jason has performed with many animals including horses and tigers but his greatest love is his comedy dogs. His two collies were the apple of his eyes but since they passed away he has not had the desire to perform with any other dogs.
Since starting with Circus Mondao in 2006 Jason has been busy doing publicity for the show and all the mechanical work behind the scenes.