UGO LAFFOLAY

Hand Balancing / Straps

Montreal, CANADA

Ugo was born in the north of France, started circus at the age of 6 in his hometown. He quickly got hooked on circus by seeing shows and professionals coming in the school for training or rehearsal.
He kept training floor acrobatics and handstands in France under the guidance of Pascal Angelier until he finished all his academic diplomas.
He then got into the National Circus School in Montreal, where he specialized in aerial straps and hand balancing.
He graduated in 2011 and since has been working all over the world as a freelance artist or working for companies such as Cirque Eloize or Cirque du Soleil.
Ugo has also been coaching his two specialities (straps and handstand) and always has been into strength&conditioning, nutrition, anatomy and performance.
During his free time Ugo enjoys reading, catching up with small groups of friends (quality before quantity), and outside activities. And also, he loooves Batman.
He is currently finishing a massotherapy diploma.