Kathy Merritt

Aerial Cradle, Wire


Kathy Merritt is a professional circus artist having appeared on nationally and locally televised shows such as “The Bozo Show” and “Circus!,” a Canadian television show where she performed the Aerial Cradle, Slide-for-Life, and Comedy Wire. Kathy traveled extensively working in many shows, including Shrine Circus, Circus Vargas, Hoxie Brothers Circus, Garden Brothers Circus, Coronas of Hollywood, Enchanted Forest, and Old Chicago. As an independent professional, Kathy has much experience in the valuable administrative and practical aspects of the circus arts business (book keeping, planning, promotion, training, rigging, wardrobe, music) which she shares with her students. After volunteering for 18 years with the Sailor Circus, Kathy was promoted to a full-time trainer, program assistant, and administrator in 2012.