Doyle Ott is a theatre and circus artist with over 20 years experience performing, directing and teaching. Credits include work with Make A Circus, Splash Circus Theatre, Prescott Circus, San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, San Francisco Circus Center, Bay Area Children’s Theatre, Foolsfury, Antenna Theatre, Golden Thread, and the San Francisco Playwright’s Foundation. Most recent work includes directing his original translation of Gozzi’s masked comedy, King Stag, and he spent much of last summer hopping on a ball as the Cat in BACTheatre’s Cat in the Hat. Heteaches circus and mask in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Sonoma State University, and has published scholarship on circus, theatre and education. Doyle serves as the Director of Theatre at Children’s Fairyland in Oakland, and is a certified Feldenkrais practitioner. He has studied and trained at UC Irvine, Dell’Arte International and San Francisco Circus Center, and holds a PhD in Theatre from Arizona State University.