Welcome to the 3 Ring Riot

We are primarily a performance duo offering stage and roving acts, and workshops and classes in various ground based circus arts.

We can also provide other circus acts, working only with artists who are passionate in their craft and outstanding in their fields. We currently offer jugglers, hula hoopists, stiltwalkers, magicians, clowns, acrobats, and face painters.*

We do not offer any aerial or trapeze acts. *Some acts are available in Auckland only, please enquire.

We take every care to provide excellent circus entertainment and education, with over 18 years of industry experience, here in New Zealand and abroad.

Here is what we offer.


Stage Shows & ROVING ACTS

The 3 Ring Riot Circus Spectacular Show! A 30 min stage show, this act has audience participation, prize giveaways, juggling, hoops, juggling hoops (lots of them) and more! A lot of fun, this show is set to burst on to any stage and is suitable for any age!

Our roving acts come with hand crafted circus props that include lights, music and action! Visually appealing, these portable props become stages for charming, skilful, and engaging skits and acts.


We enjoy creating themed characters and shows and have played many roles over the years. We have created everything from solo characters to larger shows with multiple cast members and circus disciplines. Fun themes we’ve worked on include, Disco, Western, Halloween, Masquerade, Arabian Nights, Down the Rabbit Hole, 1920's Vaudeville and Christmas (including our very own juggling Santa and hooping Elf). 

LED Light Shows

Featuring state of the art LED circus equipment, we can offer purely visual displays for up to 30 mins or 10 min choreographed stage acts. Great for night time entertainment, these props are visually stunning, creating light effects that are impressive as a stage show or just livening up your event.


Paul has been emceeing shows since the early 2000’s and has hosted everything from underground circus and cabaret shows to 2500 pax corporate award ceremonies. Themed characters or just straight host, he is also capable of inserting comedic juggling acts to offer more entertainment value to your festival, function or show.

CIRCUS Workshops

The 3 Ring Riot offer workshops to schools, learning institutes, studios and communities.

This has proven to be a fun and exciting way for us to share what we know and love and for those we encounter to learn circus skills, as well as improve co-ordination and focus whilst having a good time.

Our workshops are also a great addition to any team building based event.

As well as classes we offer a walk in workshop zone that includes lessons and tips for all abilities and ages, circus games and fun circus activities. This is a very popular installation that has been popping up all over Auckland and holds a residency on Auckland’s waterfront area.