Jess Herman (Founder)

Jess Herman is an accomplished circus performer, experienced sexual health educator, youth worker and skilled project manager with over 16 years’ experience delivering projects across the world.

As a professional circus performer under the stage name of 'Miss Mess', she has devised and developed acts and shows in a wide variety of contexts. She performs regularly for children and young people with Circus Pazaz and Bristol-based circus company Lavrak.

Jess Herman has worked for the national sexual health and wellbeing charity Brook intermittently for the last four years, delivering sex and relationship education and drop-in sessions in schools across Bristol. Jess received high level training to deliver this curriculum to a national standard and has honed her skills as an effective health and wellbeing specialist.

Jess has also been involved in Performers without Borders for the last five years for projects in Nicaragua, Kenya and Calais. Jess has been involved with Circus Zambia's project 'Clowns for Condoms'.