Joel Herzfeld


Joel is a handbalancer and Cyr artist based in Boston. He performed most recently with the national tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway show Pippin, with circus by Gypsy Snider of Les 7 Doigts De La Main. Prior to this, he performed with AIDA Cruises, where he was selected to perform on the maiden voyage of their new flagship. Some of Joel’s corporate clients include Facebook, Hendrick’s Gin and Acura. Joel trained circus for two years at the New England Center for Circus Arts’ professional training programs, where he specialized in handbalancing, Cyr wheel and acrobatic partnering. Teaching is Joel’s other great passion. Before running off to join the circus, Joel studied Education at Brandeis University, earning his Teacher’s Licence. He has taught at such institutions as Circus Smirkus, Esh Circus Arts and The Actors Gymnasium. Joel loves to teach, and is always happy to meet new students.