Chris Yerlig, is originally from England and began performing on the streets of France and Spain. He has been performing and teaching around the world for over 20 years. Notable performances and collaborations include:
  • Cirque Du Soleil: American Express VIP Preshow
  • Jeff McBride's Wonderground, Las Vegas NV: variety club show with Mr McBride & other acts
  • "Wow! Great finale." Jeff McBride, Award winning magicia including Magician of the Year and Lecturer of the Year, Magic Castle, Los Angeles CA
  • Sony USA, Standard and Poors, Swissbank, Federal Reserve Bank, LL Bean: Company events
  • "The creativity and professionalism added a great deal to our event. Rave reviews from customers."
    J.M, L.L. Bean
  • Huis Ten Bosch theme park, Nagasaki Japan
  • Kimtom International Clown Festival, Shanghai, China
  • Circus America:
    • Olympic Games Pan-Athenic Festival, Athens, GA: Clown
    • Circo Mundial, Puerto Rico: Clown Doctor Program, Director/performer
  • Beach Street USA, Street Performance,Virginia Beach VA; 2008-2012
  • Long Island Fair, Old Bethpage Village, NY: Mime shows in a turn-of the century setting
  • "An outstanding artist who performs his craft flawlessly and dazzles the audience. By far one of the best." J.M. & Long Island Fair NY
  • The Rock's Auto Extravaganza, Hot Rod Show, Little Rock, AR
  • Project Troubador, Salisbury CT:
    • HIV/AIDS awareness education through music and theater tours of the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean, and Cameroon and Benin in Africa
    • Performances in orphanages in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cameroon
    • Tours to Schools for the Deaf in the Dominican Republic
    • Tours to Berber schools in Morocco
    • Public and private shows and tour of Bangladesh schools in honor of the 20th Anniversary of Toitomboor, Bangladesh's leading children's publication
  • Mundo di Mucha ('Child's World'- non-profit in Curaçao in Netherlands Antilles), Performances for schoolchildren, disabled children and adults.
  • Magicians Without Borders, mime workshops and performances in El Salvador and Guatemala
  • Enchanted Circle Theater, Holyoke MA:
    • School theater residencies
    • Touring theater productions for elementary, middle, and high schools, libraries and museums involving scripted storytelling, mime, percussion, dance, song, and mask-work --Folktales from Japan; Tales from Mother Russia; African Griot, Keeper of the Oral Tradition; Page to Stage (dramatized American literature sampler)
  • Hasbro Children's Hospital, Child Life Services, Providence RI: shows and workshops
  • "Witness the engaging talents of this skilled performer as he brings smiles to the faces of patients, families and staff... Children forget about their IV poles, the bandages and their pain. A magical moment for everyone!" P.M, Arts Coordinator, Hasbro Children's Hospital/Rhode Island Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Hartford Hospital CT, St Mary's General Hospital CT- Fund raiser events
  • "A fine performance. People are still talking about the mime. A total success; never forgotten". G.B. Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Fundraiser
  • Providence Children's Museum, Providence, RI
  • "One of the funniest, best executed mime routines I've ever seen. He captures the hearts of our audiences....his timing and rhythms are flawless; he maintains the children's attention whether they are 3 or 13.....you can't take your eyes off him. Our visitors ask when he will return; our staff beg me to book him again soon." K.L. Providence Children's Museum, RI
  • Bowery Poetry Club, NYC: family series with the Mime Enchanters youth troupe, LI, NY
  • Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, Hilsdale NY: Featured performer
  • Clearwater Revival Festival, Westchester NY: Featured performer
  • New Year Celebrations: First Night Northampton MA; Newton; Worcester MA; Rutland VT, Hartford CT
  • Mime Resources International, NYC: Touring mime shows to schools
  • Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter High School, Hadley MA: Mime classes
  • Northern Stage, White River Junction VT: Teen theater productions
  • Revels North, VT/NH: Solstice Festivals; Christmas Revels 2005-'The Fool' in The Fool and the Flying Ship
Chris has had the privilege of performing all over the world since his European beginnings in France, Spain and England. He now makes his home in New England, in Massachusetts, USA and travels all over the USA and the world. Other countries he has performed in are Bangladesh, Benin & Cameroon (in Africa), Canada, China, Curaçao, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Japan, Morocco, and Switzerland.