3 Ring Riot


Does your corporate, private or community event

need a touch of creativity?

a sprinkling of inspiration?

or an element of interaction?

3 Ring Riot deliver all of the above

We strive to create artistic, authentic and inspirational circus shows and activate people through learning and enjoying the circus arts.

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Home of Nelson's premium professional Hoop Artist and Nelson's most versatile, experienced and award winning Juggling Expert

We are primarily a dynamic team of two, Deryn and Paul. 

We believe we are ... 

Hardworking, passionate masters of our respective skills, full of quality ideas, bespoke craftspeople and consummate professionals. 

But don't rely on what we have to say, here's what our clients believe ... 

Deryn and Paul Little Wolf LED Hoop Juggling

"Absolutely love these guys! Paul and Deryn were nothing but professional, easy to deal with and a load of FUN to work with. I try to find any excuse possible to use them at my events."

Emma Henderson - Sales & Creative Director - Little Wolf

Paul Klaassen 3 Ring Riot Emcee

"Have used Paul as the MC for our event multiple times and absolutely love him. So professional and easy to work with. Reads the crowd perfectly and responds accordingly."

Karry Summers - NZ Pole Ventures

3 Ring Riot Family Rainbows End

"I have had the great pleasure of having 3 Ring Riot perform at number of different events throughout the years. Paul and Deryn and the team are always a delight to deal with, each query I've had has been answered promptly and they are always enthusiastic and adaptable in creating a memorable entertainment experience perfect for our needs. Each performance is one of a kind, full of energy and action that truly has the ‘WOW’ factor. I recommend 3 Ring Riot without any reservation."

Danny Berg - Entertainment Manager - Rainbows End

Deryn French 3 Ring Riot Hula Hoop Performer

"Deryn was just amazing! So lovely to deal with, total professional and very, very good! My guests loved her performance! Thanks guys"

Gabrielle Nooijen - Private Event Client


3 Ring Riot Take a BOW

"These guys are amazing! So professional and they are fantastic performers with great ideas. Definitely recommend"

Theresa Murphy - Event Manager - Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen

3 Ring Riot Paul and Deryn Workshops on the Wharf

“Thank you guys!!! Everyone has LOVED the workshop zone – our GM even learnt how to juggle with his son on Saturday!”

Kaiya Irvine, Event Organiser, Auckland Council


3 RING RIOT would love to work with you on your event/ project. 

We have recently relocated to Nelson, New Zealand and welcome opportunities of all varieties, locally, nationally and internationally.

If you are an existing or new Auckland client please note that we regularly travel to Auckland so please don't hesitate to enquire. 

book/ enquire with us now ...