Hovey Burgess is a world-renowned acrobat, juggler, author & teacher. Circus-wise Hovey has performed with Big Apple Circus, Circus Flora, Circo dell ‘Arte, The Electric Circus, Toledo Zoo Wild Animal Show, Flying High Circus, Hagen Bros. Circus, Patterson Bros. Circus, and Bindlestiff Family Cirkus to name but a few. Hovey has taught at Juilliard, Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Clown College, and was a teacher of Circus Arts at NYU for over 50 years before retiring after exactly 100 semesters. Today at 81, Hovey can be seen as a foot-juggling polar bear alongside his lovely assistant, burlesque starlet, Lil’ Miss Lixx, appearing in such shows as The Mister Coney Island Pageant, Tainted Cabaret, Kinky Christmas in July, Wilfredo A-Go-Go, Corn Mo & The Love Show, The Furry Follies, Stache Novak’s Midnight Fingers, and Bostock & Burgess’ Arena of Exotic Beasts! Hovey can be seen every single night at the Slipper Room in NYC, enjoying burlesque shows while sipping milk and stuffing dollar bills into G-strings between cat naps.