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Tate West

Full-Time Teaching Artist

Tate joined after-school classes with Circus Mojo as an at-risk youth at age 12. At 16, she attended the CircArtive school, a professional circus school in Germany that focuses on both pedagogy and performing. In 2017, she went on tour with CircArtive pimparello and has been performing professionally since. Tate moved to Chicago from Kentucky in September 2022 to work with CircEsteem. She is incredibly passionate about teaching circus, especially to underprivileged or at risk youth and is very happy to be part of the CircEsteem team.