Past Performances

Moody Street Circus solo acts and troupe shows have performed at venues and special events locally and around the world.

 Moody Street Circus CoFounder Sacha Pavlata kneeling on the high wire with Tino and Alex Wallenda at the Deerfield fair.  Zoë Heywood is on the platform.

Moody Street Circus CoFounder Sacha Pavlata kneeling on the high wire with Tino and Alex Wallenda at the Deerfield fair.  Zoë Heywood is on the platform.

Wallenda Family Circus 

The entire Moody Street Circus family has joined the Flying Wallendas on many occasions, performing on the high wire, cloud swing, static trapeze and aerial silks.  From Cirque Rocks in New Zealand to Wallenda Family Circus in Taiwan to local state fairs and beyond.

 Zoë Heywood and Sacha Pavlata at the Topsfield Fair.

Zoë Heywood and Sacha Pavlata at the Topsfield Fair.

 Zoë Heywood in the air. Photo by Sam Mellor. 

Zoë Heywood in the air. Photo by Sam Mellor. 

 Audrey and Millie unicycling at the Moody Street Circus "A Moment Apart" Show.  Photo by Bruce Mount.

Audrey and Millie unicycling at the Moody Street Circus "A Moment Apart" Show.  Photo by Bruce Mount.

 Moody Street Circus Unicyclists Millie and Audrey with Director Melinda Melina Pavlata at the Post 440.

Moody Street Circus Unicyclists Millie and Audrey with Director Melinda Melina Pavlata at the Post 440.

Newton's Dancing with the Stars 

Moody Street Circus performs annually at Newton's Dancing with the Stars, a fundraiser for veterans of the Post 440. Dancers, Aerialists and Unicyclists entertain in an intermission showcase!

 Moody Street Circus Dancers and Aerialist Zoë Heywood at Newton's Dancing with the Stars.

Moody Street Circus Dancers and Aerialist Zoë Heywood at Newton's Dancing with the Stars.

 Zoe greeting fans after the show.

Zoe greeting fans after the show.

 Melinda Melina Pavlata belly dancing at Karoun Restaurant's closing festivities. Photo by Bruce Mount.

Melinda Melina Pavlata belly dancing at Karoun Restaurant's closing festivities. Photo by Bruce Mount.

 Dance performance by Melinda Melina Pavlata at a wedding at the Providence Public Library.

Dance performance by Melinda Melina Pavlata at a wedding at the Providence Public Library.

 Moody Street Circus performance at Temple Sinai

Moody Street Circus performance at Temple Sinai

Purim Circus 

Moody Street Circus was brought in to perform at Temple Sinai for a special Purim Circus directed by Zoë Heywood.  Our show featured clowning, rola bola, contortionists, jugglers, and acrobats. Melinda Melina Pavlata performed her world-famous sword on dagger balancing act.

 Moody Street Circus Troupers Fanny, Millie, Audrey, Zoe and Benji.

Moody Street Circus Troupers Fanny, Millie, Audrey, Zoe and Benji.

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New Year's Eve Gala

The Moody Street Circus Belly Dance troupe directed by Melinda Melina Pavlata entertained the Albanian Community at a New Year's Eve show at the Sheraton Hotel.

 Bendy Audrey on trapeze. Photo by Bruce Mount.

Bendy Audrey on trapeze. Photo by Bruce Mount.


Partial List of Past Appearances:

Dancing with the Newton Stars 2016,  2017 and 2018.  Fundraising Performances by Moody Street Circus Dancers and Aerialists for veterans of the Post 440.


Wallenda Family Circus at the 2017 Guilford, Deerfield and Topsfield Fairs. Highwire and Aerial Silks.


Town of Wayland's 375th Anniversary Celebration in 2013. Outdoor Aerial Circus Show. Static trapeze, low-wire, cloud swing, clowning, aerial hoop and sword-dagger balance.


Collaboration with Amazing Grace Circus! for their Circus-In-The-Park Extravaganza In Nyack, N.Y. (Cirque Passion tent raising and static trapeze performances by Sacha and Melinda Pavlata)


Moody Street Circus shows at the Post 440 in Nonantum, MA. Tented shows featuring Aerial Valla, Una Mimnaugh, Sara Cabral, Celia and the Moody Street Circus family.

Darkness2Light, Charleston, S.C. Gala: Golden Wings and Sacha and Melinda's Aerial Ballet.


Center of Creative Arts in St Louis, MO: Cirque Passion Duet on Static Trapeze.


Red Bull Art of the Can Opening, Boston, MA. Cloud Swing and Static trapeze duet.


Boston Center for the Arts "Hubbub" Gala.  Trapeze duet.
Wallenda Family Circus, Taiwan.  High wire and trapeze duet.


St. Louis-based Circus Flora (Sacha Pavlata co-founded this wonderful circus and is still a featured performer along with his wife Melinda).  Horses, high-wire and everything in between.


Anniversary Circus Shows at The Roxy, Providence, R.I.  Moody Street Circus aerialists.


Baltimore Museum of Art Theatre. Dance and Circus fusion.
Tufts University Kid's Day. Clowning, juggling, dance and aerials.


Peabody Essex Museum "Flights of Fancy" Gala. Melinda Melina Pavlata's Aerial Hoop during cocktail hour.  Sara Cabral's Golden Princess Wings dance.


ALS Therapy Development Institute "Night from the Heart" tented circus gala. Raising money for a cure for Lou Gehrig's disease.


Waltham Family YMCA "Reach Out" Campaign.  Moody Street Circus supports the YMCA.


Victoria Theatre in Singapore. Belly dance and aerial acts by Sacha and Melinda Pavlata.


Wallenda Family Circus at the Deerfield Fair in New Hampshire and Spencer, MA (Sacha Pavlata is a member of the Flying Wallenda High Wire Team (www.wallenda.com)


2008 and 2009. Sacha Pavlata crossed a 1 km high wire in Seoul, South Korea for the International High Wire Championships.


Many years celebrating Weddings, Bar Mitzvahs, Bat Mitzavahs, Corporate Holiday Parties and Galas with world-class circus and belly dance entertainment!