Scott was born and raised in the United States of America. At an early age he fell in love with circus and has been pursuing it ever since. He received his early circus training at Circus Juventas in Minnesota. After graduating from high school, he trained hard to become accepted at the Academy for Circus and Performance Art in Tilburg, the Netherlands.

 

Scott’s main discipline is Hand to Hand Acrobatics but he is also skilled in Banquine, Juggling, Floor Acrobatics, Lasso, Dance, and Fire Arts.  In his spare time he likes to play piano.

This international duo met each other at the Academy for Circus and Performance Art in Tilburg, the Netherlands. They realized they had some unique qualities together and started training in Partner Acrobatics. Now they strive to create new and exciting performances involving strength, flexibility, and high flying acrobatics. 

 

 

 

Sanne is a native of the Netherlands. As a young child she had a dream to be a circus artist. In Groningen she started practicing circus arts at youth Circus Santelli. 

 

Sanne is also interested in human psychology. She chose to go to a nursing school with psychiatry as her main focus. She was pleased to graduate from nursing school but felt like she still wanted to pursue her dream.  She moved to Lomme (59), France. Where she attended a one year preparation course at the Centre Regional des Arts du Cirque before entering the Bachelor education at Academy for Circus and Performance Arts in Tilburg, the Netherlands. Her main disciplines are Partner Acrobatics, Handstands and Floor Acrobatics. 

 

 

Scott Makowske

Scott and Sanne

 

Sanne Hamstra

 

Photos by Raisa de Koning