Jan (“Yahn”) Damm has been touring in the U.S. and internationally as a circus artist for 15 years. Originally from Maine, he has worked street corners, big-top tents, theaters and opera houses. He specializes in clown, juggling, acrobatics, balancing and eccentric skills. Jan enjoys collaboration and creating original work, but is also at home in classic spectacles inspired by the greats of vaudeville and circus. He has toured with ‘Clowns Without Borders’ to Haiti, Indonesia, Lebanon and Greece. Other career highlights include Celebrity Cruises, Cirque Mechanics’ Pedal Punk, and Big Apple Circus’ 40th Anniversary Tour. Coming up in 2023 he will appear as a lead character in Ringling’s reimagined ‘Greatest Show on Earth’. He lives in Brattleboro, Vermont with his partner Ariele and their two children.