About Us

We are an award winning circus & street theatre company based in Ireland

Established in 2007 by John Paul Staniforth and Claire Keaty Wobbly Circus create innovative circus and street theatre shows and provide colourful interactive stilt walkers, unique entertainers and circus skills workshops for festivals, corporate events, weddings and other occasions.

Our years of experience performing combined with our enthusiasm for creating high quality shows has helped us gain invaluable knowledge in our field and has enabled us to develop a reputation as being one of Ireland’s foremost circus and street arts companies. We like to work very closer with our clients providing a bespoke service and personal touch.

Paul first performed with the legendary circus group The Cosmos Jugglers / Firenoise over 20 years ago before travelling and performing extensively throughout Europe. He has trained with numerous circus and clown teachers including John Lee Winchester University / Fuse Performance, Sue Morrison Theatre Resource Centre Canada and Mooky Cornish Cirque Du Soleil

Dedicated to providing top quality unique entertainment we bring together Ireland’s best professional circus, street performers and entertainers. All our entertainers are professional, reliable and fully insured.

We work with some of Ireland’s best costume designers enabling us to create stunning costumes to suit any style or theme. 

See more about the entertainment we provide here –

Entertainers, Stilt Walkers, Circus Workshops, Street Shows, Fire Performers

Both the children and the adults enjoyed the entertainment on the day and the workshop was a massive success. I would highly recommend Wobbly Circus to anybody who is looking for some fun and unique entertainment at their event'

Madison Duffy - Business & Finance Media Group

2016-02-23T03:15:43+00:00

Madison Duffy - Business & Finance Media Group

Both the children and the adults enjoyed the entertainment on the day and the workshop was a massive success. I would highly recommend Wobbly Circus to anybody who is looking for some fun and unique entertainment at their event'

I have had the pleasure to work with Wobbly Circus over the past ten years. The service provided has been second to none and extremely professional They have been a wonderful asset to our daytime events programme.  As well as this, they have introduced us to some other extremely talented performers’

Fiona Kennedy - Puck Fair

2016-02-23T04:04:31+00:00

Fiona Kennedy - Puck Fair

I have had the pleasure to work with Wobbly Circus over the past ten years. The service provided has been second to none and extremely professional They have been a wonderful asset to our daytime events programme.  As well as this, they have introduced us to some other extremely talented performers’

I have worked with Paul and Clare for the last five years. They are everything an organiser needs, always reliable and helpful. Their shows are just brilliant! True professionals'

Grannie Walsh - Foynes Irish Coffee Festival

2016-02-23T04:01:55+00:00

Grannie Walsh - Foynes Irish Coffee Festival

I have worked with Paul and Clare for the last five years. They are everything an organiser needs, always reliable and helpful. Their shows are just brilliant! True professionals'

Whether they're whizzing by on curious contraptions, breathing fire or towering above the audience on stilts we can highly recommend Paul and Claire and their team'

Sean Corcoran - Artistic Director Tramore Promenade Festival

2016-02-23T04:07:01+00:00

Sean Corcoran - Artistic Director Tramore Promenade Festival

Whether they're whizzing by on curious contraptions, breathing fire or towering above the audience on stilts we can highly recommend Paul and Claire and their team'

I was very impressed with the professionalism and enthusiasm'

Miriam Dunne, Waterford Spraoi Arts Festival

2015-11-13T16:35:38+00:00

Miriam Dunne, Waterford Spraoi Arts Festival

I was very impressed with the professionalism and enthusiasm'