Chris Yerlig, is originally from England and began performing on the streets of France and Spain in 1985. He has since been based in the USA, performing domestically and internationally. He has volunteered to perform and teach in various countries (see below and on the ‘Global’ page). 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, Magician of the Year, Magic Castle, Los Angeles


  • Sony USA, Standard and Poors, Swissbank, Federal Reserve Bank, LL Bean: Company events
  • Huis Ten Bosch theme park, Nagasaki Japan
  • Kimtom International Clown Festival, Shanghai, China
  • Circus AmericaOlympic Games Pan-Athenic Festival, Athens, GA: Clown
  • Circo MundialPuerto Rico: Clown Doctor Program, Director/performer
  • Beach Street USA/Live on Atlantic, Street Performance,Virginia Beach VA; 2008-2023
“His creativity and professionalism added a great deal to our event. Rave reviews from customers.”J.M, L.L. Bean



  • Bear Lake County Fair Montpelier, ID
  • Bannock county Fair Downey, ID
  • North Idaho State Fair Coeur D’Alene, ID
  • Eastern Idaho State Fair  Blackfoot, ID
  • Nez Perce County Fair  Lewiston ID
Latah County Fair, Moscow ID
  • Montana FairBillings, MT
  • Northwest Montana Fair  Kalispell, MT
  • Upper Missouri Valley Fair  Williston, ND
  • Clark County Fair  Logandale, NV
  • Utah State Fair Salt Lake City, UT
  • Washington County Fair  Hurricane, UT
  • Duchesne County Fair  Duchesne, UT
  • Washington State Fair  Puyallup, WA
  • Central Washington State Fair  Yakima, WA
  • Lincoln County Fair Afton, WY


  • Barnstable County Fair Cape Cod, MA
  • Hopkinton State Fair Contoocook, NH
  • Long Island Fair, Old Bethpage Village, NY
  • Bloomsburg Fair Bloomsburg, PA
  • West End Fair Gilbert, PA
“An outstanding artist who performs his craft flawlessly and dazzles the audience. One of the best.” J.M. Long Island Fair, NY


  • Magicians Without Borders :mime workshops and performances in IndiaEl Salvador, Guatemala
  • Clowns Without Borders:team leader on 2 clown tours to Haiti
  • 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 and Performances in schools, orphanages, hospitals in Haïti, Morocco, Bangladesh & Dominican Republic
  • Mundo di Mucha (‘Child’s World’- non-profit in Curaçao in Netherlands Antilles): Performances for schoolchildren, disabled children and adults.
  • Enchanted Circle Theater, Holyoke MA:School theater residencies; Touring theater productions for schools
  • 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


  • Providence Children’s Museum, Providence, RI
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Hartford Hospital CT, St Mary’s General Hospital CT: Fund raiser events
“One of the funniest…captures the hearts of our audiences…timing and rhythms are flawless…maintains the children’s attention whether they are 3 or 13…..you can’t take your eyes off him. ” 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
  • 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 in 20 countries around the world since his European beginnings in France, Spain and England. He now makes his home in the USA where he has performed in 28 states. Other countries include Bangladesh, Benin & Cameroon (in Africa), Brazil, Canada, China, Curaçao, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Japan, Morocco, and Switzerland.

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